The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - 102 88
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.52% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £41,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,398 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -19.00%
VMS
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
358 385 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.00% 26.94% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 218 242 144
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMS 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 VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMS 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 VMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB