The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VME over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 878 881 842
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Permanent jobs citing VME 2 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.007% 0.061% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 5
Average salary - £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
VME
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26939 29325 27925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 26.93% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22892 24675 23792
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in England

VME
Salary Trend in England

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

VME Salary Trend in England

VME
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East -26 2 - -
VME
UK

VME
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VME 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 VME.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) COBOL
4 2 (40.00%) Tuxedo
4 2 (40.00%) ICL
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (40.00%) IDMS
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VME 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 VME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) IDMS
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ICL
1 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle