The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DEC VAX
Rank 921 959 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing VAX 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
41277 43477 48490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33539 34403 38923
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,348
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VAX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
England - 1 £42,500 -

VAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing VAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VAX.

1 2 (100.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) DCL
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB

VAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) DCL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA