The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 867 859 903
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs citing VirtualBox 48 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.15% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 11
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £36,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12720 10979 12291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.17% 10.26% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10602 9294 10496
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Salary Trend

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

VirtualBox Salary Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VirtualBox over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

VirtualBox Salary Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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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
England -26 36 £42,500 +49.12% 4
London +14 26 £43,750 +1.74% 3
South Wales - 10 £30,000 -
Wales - 10 £30,000 -
City of London +28 9 £45,250 +74.03% 2
Cardiff - 9 £30,000 -
South East -11 6 £63,750 +82.14%
North West -9 4 £31,500 +6.77%
Oxfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £31,500 -
Merseyside - 4 £31,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox.

1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) JIRA
3 26 (34.67%) T-Plan
3 26 (34.67%) Automated Testing
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 23 (30.67%) Linux
6 22 (29.33%) Test Strategy
6 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
6 22 (29.33%) Vagrant
7 21 (28.00%) Python
7 21 (28.00%) SQL
8 20 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (24.00%) Visualisation
11 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
11 17 (22.67%) Apache
12 16 (21.33%) Big Data
13 15 (20.00%) Open Source
13 15 (20.00%) Hadoop
13 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.00%) IIS
13 15 (20.00%) MySQL
13 15 (20.00%) Oracle
13 15 (20.00%) VMware
14 14 (18.67%) Ruby
15 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
15 13 (17.33%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (17.33%) NoSQL

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (22.67%) Apache
2 15 (20.00%) IIS
3 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Apache Pig
5 5 (6.67%) nginx
5 5 (6.67%) Confluence
6 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.67%) Gunicorn
8 1 (1.33%) Node.js
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.33%) Drupal
8 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) InDesign
4 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 9 (12.00%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (4.00%) GitHub
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Heroku
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) VPN
2 10 (13.33%) VoIP
2 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (10.67%) LDAP
4 5 (6.67%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) Firewall
5 3 (4.00%) HTTP
5 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.33%) SMTP
7 1 (1.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (21.33%) Big Data
4 15 (20.00%) MySQL
4 15 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
6 9 (12.00%) Apache Hive
6 9 (12.00%) Impala
7 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (8.00%) Mahout
8 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.67%) MS Access
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.67%) Redis
10 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) JIRA
2 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.33%) Mercurial
5 9 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (12.00%) Yeoman
6 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.00%) FishEye
8 2 (2.67%) NuGet
8 2 (2.67%) Grunt
8 2 (2.67%) FxCop
8 2 (2.67%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.67%) Moq
8 2 (2.67%) Hudson
8 2 (2.67%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (9.33%) Welsh Language
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Military
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Test Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Administrator
4 12 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Data Scientist
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Server Support
12 2 (2.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) SciPy
2 9 (12.00%) D3.js
2 9 (12.00%) Cascalog
2 9 (12.00%) Pandas
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
4 6 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (5.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) JSON
5 4 (5.33%) WCF
5 4 (5.33%) Zend Framework
6 3 (4.00%) XML
7 2 (2.67%) ODBC
7 2 (2.67%) OLE DB
7 2 (2.67%) MFC
7 2 (2.67%) LINQ
7 2 (2.67%) Django
7 2 (2.67%) CSS
7 2 (2.67%) Ninject
7 2 (2.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Visualisation
2 15 (20.00%) Open Source
3 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.67%) Clustering
4 8 (10.67%) iPad
5 3 (4.00%) Blog
5 3 (4.00%) Social Media
6 2 (2.67%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Android
3 8 (10.67%) UNIX
4 7 (9.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) CentOS
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Fedora
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Automated Testing
3 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 22 (29.33%) Test Strategy
4 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
5 13 (17.33%) Analytics
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.33%) DevOps
8 9 (12.00%) Scrum
9 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Use Case
9 8 (10.67%) User Stories
9 8 (10.67%) Coaching
10 7 (9.33%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
1 21 (28.00%) Python
2 14 (18.67%) Ruby
3 11 (14.67%) PHP
3 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) VBA
6 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.33%) C#
7 7 (9.33%) R
8 6 (8.00%) Clojure
9 5 (6.67%) Scala
9 5 (6.67%) C++
9 5 (6.67%) Perl
10 4 (5.33%) C
11 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.67%) VB
12 2 (2.67%) VC++
12 2 (2.67%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) ISEB
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 8 (10.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.00%) Xen
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Varnish
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) KVM
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) Vagrant
2 9 (12.00%) Puppet
3 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.33%) Ansible
5 3 (4.00%) YUM
6 2 (2.67%) StatsD
7 1 (1.33%) Nagios
7 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) T-Plan
2 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.33%) Zend
5 3 (4.00%) Twitter
5 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.67%) Wonderware
6 2 (2.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.33%) Minitab
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