The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 112 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing VLE 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £39,308 £42,500 £32,509
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +30.73%
UK excluding London average salary £32,397 £35,000 £33,479
% change year-on-year
-7.43% +4.54%
VLE
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
836 677 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.29% 43.23% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 596 564 802
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VLE
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region.

VLE Salary Trend in Cambridge

VLE
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing VLE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VLE.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Moodle
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing VLE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP