The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.07% -31.57%  

VMS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 244 313 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 28.21% 28.25% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 215 224 335
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing VMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Gloucestershire

VMS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VMS in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft