The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - 203 199
Permanent jobs citing VLE 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.081% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
VLE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1484 1598 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.25% 32.21% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1312 1246
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VLE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the West Midlands region.

VLE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VLE
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 3 (75.00%) Moodle
1 3 (75.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe