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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 889 894 891
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VME 3 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.010% 0.064% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 4
Average salary - £28,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
UK excluding London average salary - £28,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
28891 31343 29769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 26.74% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24254 26198 25210
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 7 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 29 July 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 +2 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -25 2 - - 1
North East -29 2 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -

VME
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) ICL
4 3 (42.86%) IDMS
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Fujitsu
5 2 (28.57%) Tuxedo
6 1 (14.29%) OLTP
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

VME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) IDMS
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ICL
2 3 (42.86%) Fujitsu
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle