Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 893 973 1035
Rank change year-on-year +80 +62 -123
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 271 207 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 231 152 185
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £47,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +11.76%

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 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Top 15 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 20 January 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 +68 254 £60,000 - 70
UK excluding London +47 151 £50,000 -9.09% 49
London +35 119 £67,500 - 23
South West +38 35 £51,000 -2.86% 11
South East +28 33 £50,000 -16.67% 15
North of England +7 30 £45,221 -14.27% 16
East of England +21 29 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North West -3 17 £60,000 +14.93% 8
Yorkshire +9 11 £45,000 -18.55% 8
Midlands +3 9 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Scotland -29 8 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Wales +20 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands +6 6 £42,500 -32.00%
East Midlands +20 3 - - 2
North East - 2 £45,221 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Velocity.

1 204 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (50.92%) Scrum
3 85 (31.37%) TDD
3 85 (31.37%) Java
3 85 (31.37%) Coaching
4 64 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (23.25%) Software Engineering
5 63 (23.25%) DevOps
5 63 (23.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 62 (22.88%) Finance
7 59 (21.77%) Test Automation
8 58 (21.40%) JavaScript
9 56 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (18.82%) SQL
11 49 (18.08%) E-Commerce
12 48 (17.71%) BDD
13 47 (17.34%) Kanban
14 46 (16.97%) Git (software)
15 44 (16.24%) Degree
15 44 (16.24%) SDLC
16 42 (15.50%) User Stories
17 41 (15.13%) Docker
18 40 (14.76%) Jenkins
19 39 (14.39%) Mentoring
20 38 (14.02%) User Experience
20 38 (14.02%) SQL Server
21 37 (13.65%) OO
21 37 (13.65%) Python
22 36 (13.28%) HTML
22 36 (13.28%) Acceptance Criteria

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 19 (7.01%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.64%) Apache
3 14 (5.17%) nginx
4 12 (4.43%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.69%) Confluence
5 10 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.32%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.95%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.95%) CMS
8 7 (2.58%) Liferay
8 7 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.48%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.48%) Drupal
10 4 (1.48%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.48%) IIS
10 4 (1.48%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.43%) SaaS
4 8 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.58%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (2.58%) GitHub
5 7 (2.58%) Office 365
6 6 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.48%) Google Play
7 4 (1.48%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.11%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.74%) IaaS
9 2 (0.74%) PaaS
9 2 (0.74%) Serverless
10 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.37%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) HTTP
2 6 (2.21%) DNS
3 4 (1.48%) Firewall
3 4 (1.48%) Internet
3 4 (1.48%) VoIP
4 3 (1.11%) DHCP
4 3 (1.11%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.37%) Extranet
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) RTP
6 1 (0.37%) SMS
6 1 (0.37%) SNMP
6 1 (0.37%) SSH
6 1 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.44%) MySQL
3 13 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.95%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.58%) Amazon Athena
6 6 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (2.21%) BigQuery
6 6 (2.21%) Redis
7 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.48%) Big Data
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.74%) Power BI
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 46 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 40 (14.76%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.81%) JIRA
4 19 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 17 (6.27%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.43%) NUnit
6 12 (4.43%) Selenium
7 10 (3.69%) Eclipse
7 10 (3.69%) Maven
7 10 (3.69%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.69%) Xcode
8 7 (2.58%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.21%) PyCharm
9 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.85%) GoCD
11 4 (1.48%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.48%) PostCSS
12 3 (1.11%) Gradle
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 62 (22.88%) Finance
2 18 (6.64%) Retail
3 16 (5.90%) Games
4 13 (4.80%) Online Betting
5 9 (3.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.85%) Banking
6 5 (1.85%) Law
7 4 (1.48%) Front Office
7 4 (1.48%) Legal
7 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (23.25%) Developer
2 53 (19.56%) Scrum Master
3 28 (10.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (10.33%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.12%) Software Manager
5 18 (6.64%) Software Engineer
6 17 (6.27%) C# Developer
7 13 (4.80%) .NET Developer
7 13 (4.80%) Analyst
7 13 (4.80%) Java Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (4.43%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (3.69%) E-Commerce Manager
10 10 (3.69%) iOS Developer
10 10 (3.69%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.28%) HTML
2 32 (11.81%) JSON
3 30 (11.07%) Web Services
3 30 (11.07%) XML
4 27 (9.96%) AngularJS
5 26 (9.59%) .NET
5 26 (9.59%) jQuery
5 26 (9.59%) Spring
6 24 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (8.12%) HTML5
8 20 (7.38%) CSS
8 20 (7.38%) Node.js
8 20 (7.38%) React
9 19 (7.01%) REST
10 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET
10 14 (5.17%) RESTful
11 13 (4.80%) Java EE
11 13 (4.80%) WPF
12 12 (4.43%) Lucene
13 11 (4.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.02%) User Experience
2 21 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.80%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.58%) Internet of Things
6 7 (2.58%) PMI
7 6 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.21%) Clustering
7 6 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.85%) Fintech
8 5 (1.85%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.85%) Wiki
9 4 (1.48%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.48%) Animation
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
9 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.92%) Linux
2 18 (6.64%) Windows
3 15 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.43%) Android
5 9 (3.32%) Unix
6 6 (2.21%) AIX
6 6 (2.21%) HPUX
6 6 (2.21%) Solaris
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (50.92%) Scrum
3 85 (31.37%) Coaching
3 85 (31.37%) TDD
4 63 (23.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 63 (23.25%) DevOps
4 63 (23.25%) Software Engineering
5 59 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 56 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (18.08%) E-Commerce
8 48 (17.71%) BDD
9 47 (17.34%) Kanban
10 44 (16.24%) SDLC
11 42 (15.50%) User Stories
12 39 (14.39%) Mentoring
13 37 (13.65%) OO
14 36 (13.28%) Acceptance Criteria
15 34 (12.55%) Unit Testing
16 33 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (9.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 85 (31.37%) Java
2 58 (21.40%) JavaScript
3 51 (18.82%) SQL
4 37 (13.65%) Python
5 35 (12.92%) C#
6 15 (5.54%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.80%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.06%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.06%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.06%) PHP
8 11 (4.06%) Ruby
9 10 (3.69%) Apple Swift
9 10 (3.69%) Scala
10 9 (3.32%) Perl
11 8 (2.95%) C++
11 8 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.21%) ES6
13 5 (1.85%) C
14 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (16.24%) Degree
2 12 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.95%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.95%) PMP
4 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) ISEB
5 3 (1.11%) MCP
5 3 (1.11%) MCSA
5 3 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) CFA
6 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.55%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (15.13%) Docker
2 6 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.48%) LXC
3 4 (1.48%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.37%) GridGain
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.18%) Ansible
2 11 (4.06%) Puppet
3 7 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.85%) Terraform
5 3 (1.11%) AppManager
5 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.11%) SCCM
6 2 (0.74%) Packer
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) Rancher
7 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.06%) Oracle
3 10 (3.69%) Google
4 8 (2.95%) TOWER Software
4 8 (2.95%) VMware
5 7 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.85%) IBM
7 4 (1.48%) Cisco
7 4 (1.48%) OpenText
8 3 (1.11%) Citrix
8 3 (1.11%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.11%) McAfee
8 3 (1.11%) Reuters
8 3 (1.11%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.74%) Adobe
9 2 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.74%) CA
9 2 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.74%) Capita
9 2 (0.74%) Progress