Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Velocity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Velocity over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 978 969
Rank change year-on-year +100 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 321 204 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 234 142 205
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £43,575 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% -

Velocity is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72,709 69,233 79,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.01% 40.25% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 61,373 59,245 68,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,304
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.41% +5.12%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Velocity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Velocity.

Salary trend for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +122 309 £57,500 -4.17% 39
UK excluding London +65 191 £52,500 -2.33% 22
London +43 130 £65,000 - 17
North of England +34 56 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South East -5 44 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West +12 38 £50,000 -4.22% 1
East of England +10 37 £58,750 +6.82% 8
South West - 29 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 17 £52,500 - 1
Midlands -17 14 £51,250 -12.77% 3
West Midlands -28 8 £50,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £60,000 +54.84% 2
Scotland -20 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Wales +1 3 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £50,000 -
North East -24 1 £45,221 +6.40%

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Velocity.

1 253 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (54.21%) Scrum
3 113 (35.20%) Java
4 92 (28.66%) Coaching
5 87 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (25.86%) Finance
6 83 (25.86%) TDD
7 82 (25.55%) Software Engineering
8 75 (23.36%) DevOps
9 74 (23.05%) SQL
10 72 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
11 66 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 58 (18.07%) OO
13 58 (18.07%) Python
14 57 (17.76%) Degree
15 54 (16.82%) Kanban
15 54 (16.82%) SDLC
16 53 (16.51%) Git (software)
16 53 (16.51%) JavaScript
17 52 (16.20%) QA
17 52 (16.20%) User Stories
18 51 (15.89%) Test Automation
19 50 (15.58%) JIRA
19 50 (15.58%) C#
20 49 (15.26%) .NET
20 49 (15.26%) BDD
21 48 (14.95%) Jenkins
21 48 (14.95%) Analytics
22 47 (14.64%) Oracle

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (11.53%) Confluence
2 28 (8.72%) Apache
3 27 (8.41%) Apache Spark
4 15 (4.67%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.18%) nginx
8 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.25%) CMS
9 4 (1.25%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.25%) IIS
9 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Liferay
10 2 (0.62%) Marvel
11 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) HipChat
2 4 (1.25%) InVision
2 4 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (1.25%) UXPin
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.43%) GitHub
4 8 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.56%) Google Play
6 5 (1.56%) Office 365
6 5 (1.56%) PaaS
7 4 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.25%) Firebase
7 4 (1.25%) SaaS
8 3 (0.93%) CloudBees
8 3 (0.93%) IaaS
8 3 (0.93%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.62%) Serverless
10 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) HTTP
2 8 (2.49%) DNS
3 6 (1.87%) Internet
3 6 (1.87%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
4 2 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) SNMP
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.59%) Hadoop
3 30 (9.35%) Big Data
4 21 (6.54%) MySQL
5 20 (6.23%) Oracle ODI
6 19 (5.92%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.30%) Data Lake
8 14 (4.36%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.74%) Oracle Database
10 11 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (1.87%) BigQuery
13 6 (1.87%) Redis
14 5 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 53 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 50 (15.58%) JIRA
3 48 (14.95%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.36%) NUnit
5 13 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.74%) Bitbucket
6 12 (3.74%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.74%) Xcode
7 11 (3.43%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.12%) Gradle
9 7 (2.18%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.87%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.87%) Selenium
11 5 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.25%) Appium
12 4 (1.25%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (25.86%) Finance
2 37 (11.53%) Games
3 22 (6.85%) Retail
4 14 (4.36%) Banking
5 10 (3.12%) Marketing
6 6 (1.87%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.25%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Front Office
8 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (28.97%) Developer
2 71 (22.12%) Scrum Master
3 28 (8.72%) .NET Developer
4 26 (8.10%) Senior Developer
5 24 (7.48%) C# Developer
5 24 (7.48%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.17%) Software Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (5.30%) Big Data Developer
10 16 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (4.98%) Java Engineer
10 16 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.67%) Senior Java Engineer
11 15 (4.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 13 (4.05%) Analyst
13 12 (3.74%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.26%) .NET
2 28 (8.72%) JSON
2 28 (8.72%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (8.41%) HTML
3 27 (8.41%) Kafka
4 25 (7.79%) Web Services
5 22 (6.85%) Spring
6 21 (6.54%) HornetQ
6 21 (6.54%) XML
7 20 (6.23%) REST
8 18 (5.61%) JMS
9 17 (5.30%) ASP.NET
10 16 (4.98%) CSS
10 16 (4.98%) RESTful
11 15 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.67%) HTML5
11 15 (4.67%) Lucene
11 15 (4.67%) Spring Boot
12 13 (4.05%) WCF
12 13 (4.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.77%) User Experience
2 35 (10.90%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.05%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.12%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.80%) Fintech
9 8 (2.49%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.18%) Clustering
11 6 (1.87%) Learning Management System
11 6 (1.87%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.56%) Online Games
13 4 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.25%) Animation
13 4 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.93%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.33%) Linux
2 21 (6.54%) Apple iOS
3 19 (5.92%) Android
4 11 (3.43%) Windows
5 6 (1.87%) Unix
6 5 (1.56%) AIX
6 5 (1.56%) HPUX
6 5 (1.56%) Solaris
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (54.21%) Scrum
3 92 (28.66%) Coaching
4 87 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (25.86%) TDD
6 82 (25.55%) Software Engineering
7 75 (23.36%) DevOps
8 66 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 58 (18.07%) OO
11 54 (16.82%) Kanban
11 54 (16.82%) SDLC
12 52 (16.20%) User Stories
13 51 (15.89%) Test Automation
14 49 (15.26%) BDD
15 48 (14.95%) Analytics
16 43 (13.40%) Project Management
17 40 (12.46%) Mentoring
18 39 (12.15%) Unit Testing
19 36 (11.21%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.20%) Java
2 74 (23.05%) SQL
3 58 (18.07%) Python
4 53 (16.51%) JavaScript
5 50 (15.58%) C#
6 29 (9.03%) Scala
7 23 (7.17%) Perl
8 16 (4.98%) C++
9 15 (4.67%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.74%) Apple Swift
11 10 (3.12%) C
11 10 (3.12%) Java 8
11 10 (3.12%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.80%) PHP
13 8 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.18%) Ruby
15 6 (1.87%) VBScript
16 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 57 (17.76%) Degree
2 24 (7.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.49%) ISEB
4 7 (2.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.31%) MBA
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.31%) PMP
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (16.20%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) PMO
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (9.97%) Docker
2 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.62%) Firmware
5 2 (0.62%) LXC
5 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) GridGain
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (9.03%) Ansible
2 6 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.56%) Puppet
3 5 (1.56%) Terraform
4 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.62%) AppManager
5 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.62%) Packer
5 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.31%) Automic
6 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.31%) Rancher
6 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (14.64%) Oracle
2 28 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.23%) Informatica
4 17 (5.30%) Cloudera
4 17 (5.30%) EXASOL
4 17 (5.30%) SnapLogic
4 17 (5.30%) Talend
5 12 (3.74%) Atlassian
6 11 (3.43%) Google
7 10 (3.12%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.49%) Adobe
9 7 (2.18%) Apple
9 7 (2.18%) Sun
9 7 (2.18%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.56%) Tableau
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco
11 4 (1.25%) VMware
12 3 (0.93%) Citrix
12 3 (0.93%) McAfee
12 3 (0.93%) Reuters