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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 855 859 890
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +31
Permanent jobs citing VirtualBox 47 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 10
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £36,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

VirtualBox Salary Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 16 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 19 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 -2 34 £42,500 +49.12% 6
London -8 23 £45,000 +4.65% 6
South Wales - 11 £30,000 -
Wales - 11 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 10 £30,000 -
City of London +13 8 £45,000 +73.07% 4
South East -12 6 £63,750 +82.14%
North West -14 5 £31,500 +6.77%
Merseyside - 4 £31,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester 0 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Cheadle - 1 - -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) JIRA
3 28 (36.84%) Windows
4 26 (34.21%) Linux
4 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
4 26 (34.21%) T-Plan
4 26 (34.21%) Mentoring
5 23 (30.26%) SQL
6 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
6 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
7 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
7 21 (27.63%) Python
7 21 (27.63%) Vagrant
8 18 (23.68%) Apache
9 17 (22.37%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (22.37%) VMware
9 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.37%) Visualisation
10 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.05%) IIS
10 16 (21.05%) MySQL
10 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 16 (21.05%) Big Data
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle
12 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.42%) Hadoop
13 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (17.11%) Ruby
13 13 (17.11%) .NET
13 13 (17.11%) Tomcat

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 18 (23.68%) Apache
2 16 (21.05%) IIS
3 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
4 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.53%) Apache Pig
6 5 (6.58%) Confluence
7 4 (5.26%) nginx
8 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.63%) Drupal
10 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.32%) SAS
10 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) InDesign
4 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Heroku
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) VPN
2 10 (13.16%) VoIP
2 10 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (10.53%) LDAP
4 6 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
5 3 (3.95%) HTTP
5 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.32%) SMTP
7 1 (1.32%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (21.05%) MySQL
3 16 (21.05%) Big Data
4 14 (18.42%) Hadoop
5 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.53%) Apache Hive
6 8 (10.53%) Impala
7 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.58%) Mahout
8 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.95%) SSDT
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.63%) Redis
11 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
11 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.63%) MS Access
12 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) JIRA
2 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.47%) Mercurial
4 10 (13.16%) TeamCity
5 8 (10.53%) Yeoman
6 4 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 4 (5.26%) Hudson
6 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Selenium
7 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.95%) FishEye
7 3 (3.95%) NuGet
8 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.63%) FxCop
8 2 (2.63%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.63%) Moq
8 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Welsh Language
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Law
6 2 (2.63%) Publishing
6 2 (2.63%) Military
6 2 (2.63%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Test Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Administrator
4 12 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Data Scientist
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Developer
8 4 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Server Support
10 2 (2.63%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.63%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) SciPy
2 8 (10.53%) D3.js
2 8 (10.53%) Cascalog
2 8 (10.53%) Pandas
3 5 (6.58%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
3 5 (6.58%) WCF
4 4 (5.26%) Zend Framework
4 4 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (3.95%) HTML
6 2 (2.63%) Ninject
6 2 (2.63%) jQuery
6 2 (2.63%) RESTful
6 2 (2.63%) ODBC
6 2 (2.63%) OLE DB
6 2 (2.63%) LINQ
6 2 (2.63%) MFC
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Visualisation
2 12 (15.79%) Open Source
3 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.53%) iPad
4 8 (10.53%) Clustering
5 3 (3.95%) Social Media
5 3 (3.95%) Blog
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) DTV
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) UNIX
4 8 (10.53%) Android
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.58%) CentOS
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.95%) Fedora
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
2 26 (34.21%) Mentoring
3 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
3 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
4 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.11%) Analytics
4 13 (17.11%) DevOps
5 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.21%) Coaching
8 7 (9.21%) User Stories
8 7 (9.21%) Use Case
8 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Security Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) Python
3 13 (17.11%) Ruby
4 12 (15.79%) PHP
5 11 (14.47%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.84%) C#
7 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.53%) VBA
8 6 (7.89%) R
9 5 (6.58%) Scala
9 5 (6.58%) Clojure
9 5 (6.58%) Perl
9 5 (6.58%) C++
10 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.95%) VB
11 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.63%) Groovy
12 2 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) ISEB
3 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.79%) Xen
3 3 (3.95%) Varnish
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Postfix
5 1 (1.32%) KVM
5 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Vagrant
2 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.16%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) YUM
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) T-Plan
2 17 (22.37%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle
4 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.26%) Zend
7 3 (3.95%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.95%) Twitter
7 3 (3.95%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.63%) Wonderware
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) JBoss
9 1 (1.32%) Perforce
9 1 (1.32%) Minitab
9 1 (1.32%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (1.32%) New Relic
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