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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 178 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing VLE 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £34,197 £31,386 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% +25.54%
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £35,000 £32,509
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.66%
VLE
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1046 887 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.16% 30.98% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 783 720 682
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VLE
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VLE Salary Trend in Leeds

VLE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Blackboard
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft