Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 905 975 1091
Rank change year-on-year +70 +116 -153
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 287 245 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 238 193 174
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +15.24% -4.55%
10th Percentile £39,300 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,550 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +17.65%

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +72 265 £60,000 -2.44% 29
UK excluding London +63 142 £52,500 - 20
London +4 139 £65,000 -7.14% 12
South East +44 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North of England +21 31 £45,221 +13.05% 8
South West +27 24 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East of England +6 22 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire +7 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West +2 14 £66,000 - 3
Midlands +1 13 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Scotland -9 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
East Midlands +25 8 - -
Wales +13 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands -2 5 £42,500 -22.73% 3
North East - 2 £45,221 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 210 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (47.74%) Scrum
3 92 (32.06%) TDD
4 76 (26.48%) Test Automation
5 74 (25.78%) Coaching
6 71 (24.74%) Java
7 68 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (21.60%) JavaScript
9 57 (19.86%) Finance
10 55 (19.16%) Kanban
11 53 (18.47%) SQL
12 50 (17.42%) JIRA
13 48 (16.72%) Software Engineering
14 47 (16.38%) User Stories
15 45 (15.68%) Degree
15 45 (15.68%) SDLC
16 42 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
16 42 (14.63%) E-Commerce
17 39 (13.59%) OO
17 39 (13.59%) DevOps
18 38 (13.24%) Analytics
18 38 (13.24%) BDD
19 37 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
20 35 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
20 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
20 35 (12.20%) Python
20 35 (12.20%) MySQL
21 34 (11.85%) SQL Server
22 33 (11.50%) XML
22 33 (11.50%) User Experience

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 18 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.23%) Apache
4 12 (4.18%) nginx
5 11 (3.83%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.83%) K2 blackpearl
5 11 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.14%) Confluence
7 9 (3.14%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (2.44%) Liferay
8 7 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.74%) CMS
10 4 (1.39%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.39%) Drupal
10 4 (1.39%) SAS
11 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.23%) SaaS
4 7 (2.44%) Google Play
5 6 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.39%) GitHub
6 4 (1.39%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.70%) IaaS
8 2 (0.70%) Office 365
8 2 (0.70%) PaaS
8 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.53%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) DNS
2 6 (2.09%) Intranet
3 5 (1.74%) Firewall
4 4 (1.39%) Extranet
4 4 (1.39%) Internet
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.05%) VoIP
5 3 (1.05%) Wireless
6 2 (0.70%) DHCP
6 2 (0.70%) SNMP
6 2 (0.70%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) RTP
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
7 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.20%) MySQL
2 34 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.48%) Big Data
3 10 (3.48%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.44%) Redis
6 5 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.39%) KNIME
7 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.39%) STATISTICA
7 4 (1.39%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.05%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 50 (17.42%) JIRA
2 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 32 (11.15%) Jenkins
4 25 (8.71%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.88%) Maven
6 13 (4.53%) NUnit
7 12 (4.18%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.18%) Selenium
8 11 (3.83%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.48%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.44%) Xcode
11 6 (2.09%) PyCharm
11 6 (2.09%) Subversion
12 4 (1.39%) JUnit
12 4 (1.39%) PostCSS
13 3 (1.05%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (19.86%) Finance
2 30 (10.45%) Retail
3 17 (5.92%) Games
4 11 (3.83%) Online Betting
5 9 (3.14%) Law
5 9 (3.14%) Marketing
6 8 (2.79%) Banking
6 8 (2.79%) Legal
7 5 (1.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (27.87%) Scrum Master
2 62 (21.60%) Developer
3 30 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 24 (8.36%) Analyst
5 20 (6.97%) Software Manager
6 17 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.92%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.57%) Agile Scrum Master
8 14 (4.88%) Architect
8 14 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.18%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.83%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (3.48%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.48%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.14%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.79%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.79%) Data Scientist
13 8 (2.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.50%) XML
2 30 (10.45%) AngularJS
2 30 (10.45%) Web Services
3 29 (10.10%) HTML
4 28 (9.76%) JSON
5 26 (9.06%) jQuery
5 26 (9.06%) Spring
6 24 (8.36%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (7.67%) .NET
8 20 (6.97%) HTML5
9 19 (6.62%) CSS
10 17 (5.92%) React
11 15 (5.23%) Node.js
11 15 (5.23%) REST
12 13 (4.53%) Ajax
13 12 (4.18%) WPF
14 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (3.83%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.83%) Java EE
15 10 (3.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.50%) User Experience
2 21 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.27%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.57%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.48%) Fintech
7 7 (2.44%) PMI
7 7 (2.44%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.74%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.39%) Animation
10 4 (1.39%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.39%) iPad
10 4 (1.39%) Wiki
11 3 (1.05%) Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.62%) Linux
2 15 (5.23%) Windows
3 13 (4.53%) Android
4 10 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.79%) Unix
6 3 (1.05%) AIX
6 3 (1.05%) HPUX
6 3 (1.05%) Solaris
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (47.74%) Scrum
3 92 (32.06%) TDD
4 76 (26.48%) Test Automation
5 74 (25.78%) Coaching
6 68 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (19.16%) Kanban
8 48 (16.72%) Software Engineering
9 47 (16.38%) User Stories
10 45 (15.68%) SDLC
11 42 (14.63%) E-Commerce
12 39 (13.59%) DevOps
12 39 (13.59%) OO
13 38 (13.24%) Analytics
13 38 (13.24%) BDD
14 37 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (10.45%) Acceptance Criteria
17 28 (9.76%) ATDD
18 26 (9.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.74%) Java
2 62 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 53 (18.47%) SQL
4 35 (12.20%) Python
5 26 (9.06%) C#
6 13 (4.53%) PHP
7 12 (4.18%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.79%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.79%) Ruby
10 7 (2.44%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.44%) C++
10 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.44%) Scala
11 6 (2.09%) Perl
11 6 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.74%) ES6
12 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.39%) C
13 4 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (15.68%) Degree
2 8 (2.79%) PMI Certification
2 8 (2.79%) PMP
3 7 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.09%) MCP
4 6 (2.09%) MCSA
4 6 (2.09%) MCSE
4 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.39%) PhD
5 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) ISEB
6 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CFA
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.06%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (10.10%) Docker
2 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) LXC
3 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.05%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (6.97%) Ansible
2 10 (3.48%) Puppet
3 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.05%) AppManager
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.05%) SCCM
6 2 (0.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.35%) Consul
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.53%) Google
3 12 (4.18%) Oracle
4 8 (2.79%) TOWER Software
5 7 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.44%) VMware
6 4 (1.39%) IBM
6 4 (1.39%) OpenText
7 3 (1.05%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.70%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.70%) F5
8 2 (0.70%) Pega
8 2 (0.70%) Progress
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.70%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) CA
9 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.35%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.35%) New Relic
9 1 (0.35%) WorldPay