The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Velocity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 243 207
Rank change year-on-year +44 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.016% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.047% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Median salary £62,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.44% -  

Velocity is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1798 2146 1978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.43% 34.82% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1876 1776
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Velocity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the West Midlands

Velocity
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Velocity in the West Midlands

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the West Midlands

Velocity
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 5 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) QA
3 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) Finance
4 16 (61.54%) Scrum
4 16 (61.54%) People Management
5 14 (53.85%) SDLC
5 14 (53.85%) Line Management
5 14 (53.85%) Project Governance
5 14 (53.85%) CRM
5 14 (53.85%) Project Management
5 14 (53.85%) OO
5 14 (53.85%) TDD
5 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (42.31%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
7 9 (34.62%) Erlang
7 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (34.62%) OOP
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) SOAP
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
7 9 (34.62%) N-Tier
7 9 (34.62%) SOA
7 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
7 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (34.62%) High Availability
7 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (34.62%) Service Design

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
1 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
2 4 (15.38%) Riak
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA Agile
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Development Manager
1 14 (53.85%) Development Project Manager
1 14 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Development Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Development Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Software Architect
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Architect
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Database Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
1 9 (34.62%) SOAP
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Core
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 4 (15.38%) Ajax
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) Kafka
2 4 (15.38%) WinForms
2 4 (15.38%) WPF
2 4 (15.38%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) N-Tier
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) People Management
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (53.85%) CRM
3 14 (53.85%) Line Management
3 14 (53.85%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) Project Governance
3 14 (53.85%) Project Management
3 14 (53.85%) SDLC
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Functional Programming
4 9 (34.62%) High Availability
4 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (34.62%) OOP
4 9 (34.62%) Service Design
4 9 (34.62%) SOA
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Erlang
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) TypeScript
3 4 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft