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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DEC VAX
Rank - 932 928
Permanent jobs citing VAX 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £42,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 -

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
43284 42305 42447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.28% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34684 34230 33014
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries

VAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle