The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
UK
Rank 823 901 906
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +5
Permanent jobs citing VLE 30 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 42
Median salary £41,250 £38,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,350 £24,237
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,285 £44,950
UK excluding London median salary £46,924 £39,323 £34,022
% change year-on-year
+19.32% +15.58%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VLE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLE
Salary Trend

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

VLE Salary Trend in the UK

VLE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLE over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

VLE Salary Histogram in the UK

VLE
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
England +72 28 £44,712 +17.66% 1
East of England - 13 £46,924 -
London +46 10 £40,000 +5.26%
Cambridge - 6 £46,924 -
Chelmsford - 6 £46,924 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £46,924 -
Essex - 6 £46,924 -
Manchester - 3 £30,000 -
North West - 3 £30,000 -
South East +62 2 £33,000 -46.12%
Hampshire - 2 £33,000 -
Gosport - 2 £33,000 -
Bedford - 1 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 29 (46.77%) Learning Management System
2 28 (45.16%) Moodle
2 28 (45.16%) HTML
3 27 (43.55%) e-Learning
4 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 18 (29.03%) Windows
5 18 (29.03%) Blackboard
6 17 (27.42%) .NET
7 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) C#
8 15 (24.19%) SQL
8 15 (24.19%) MVC
8 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
8 15 (24.19%) SDLC
9 14 (22.58%) Web Services
10 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.97%) Degree
10 13 (20.97%) HTML5
10 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
10 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
11 12 (19.35%) Sitecore
11 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (19.35%) Moq
11 12 (19.35%) SpecFlow
11 12 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012

VLE
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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (45.16%) Moodle
2 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.68%) CMS
4 5 (8.06%) Apache
5 4 (6.45%) WordPress
6 2 (3.23%) Liferay
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (16.13%) MySQL
4 8 (12.90%) Big Data
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
1 12 (19.35%) Moq
1 12 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (19.35%) Selenium
1 12 (19.35%) SpecFlow
2 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.23%) git-flow
5 2 (3.23%) JUnit
5 2 (3.23%) RSpec
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Law
2 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.23%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.52%) e-Learning Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
6 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Software Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Development Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Training Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Development Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Multimedia Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) HTML
2 17 (27.42%) .NET
3 14 (22.58%) Web Services
4 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.97%) HTML5
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (19.35%) CSS
5 12 (19.35%) HTML5 Canvas
6 9 (14.52%) jQuery
7 5 (8.06%) Ember.js
7 5 (8.06%) LAMP
7 5 (8.06%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) Ajax
8 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.84%) JSP
8 3 (4.84%) Laravel
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
8 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Learning Management System
2 27 (43.55%) e-Learning
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.84%) SCORM
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Social Network
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.84%) CentOS
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) MVC
2 15 (24.19%) SDLC
2 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
3 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.35%) DSDM
3 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
4 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) Analytics
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) CRM
7 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum
7 5 (8.06%) User Stories
7 5 (8.06%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C#
1 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 15 (24.19%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.13%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (8.06%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Blackboard
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) VMware