The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VME over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 239 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VME 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.047% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £61,215 - -
UK excluding London average salary £61,215 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
+88.35% -
VME
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1461 1699 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.88% 24.60% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1398 1620
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VME
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VME Salary Trend in the North West

VME
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Lancashire - 3 £61,215 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £61,215 -
VME
England

VME
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) ICL
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Fujitsu
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

VME
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ICL
1 4 (80.00%) Fujitsu