The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DEC VAX
Rank 884 - 903
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VAX 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% - 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £32,500

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VAX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VAX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VAX within the UK.

VAX Salary Trend in the UK

VAX
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Birmingham - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
England - 3 - -

VAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) VMS
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Toad
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008

VAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VAX 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 VAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
2 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Toad
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) VMS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel