The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VME over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 865 889 886
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing VME 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.017% 0.003% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £61,215 - £27,213
UK excluding London average salary £61,215 - £27,213

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28966 28735 29729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 26.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24216 23622 25066
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VME
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VME within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VME
Salary Trend

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

VME Salary Trend in the UK

VME
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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 +17 4 £61,215 - 2
Warrington +10 4 £61,215 -
Cheshire +4 4 £61,215 -
North West -11 4 £61,215 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £61,215 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £61,215 - 2
Lancashire - 4 £61,215 -
Blackpool - 4 £61,215 -
Leeds - 4 £61,215 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £61,215 -
Yorkshire - 4 £61,215 -
North East - 4 £61,215 - 2
Livingston - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

VME
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VME 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 VME.

1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Mainframe
3 6 (46.15%) ICL
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) IDMS
6 1 (7.69%) Finance

VME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VME 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 VME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) IDMS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) COBOL Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) ICL
2 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
3 2 (15.38%) IBM