The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
North West / Manchester
Rank 197 178 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 -  
Permanent jobs citing VLE 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% 0.030% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +25.00%  

VLE is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1704 1353 1346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.20% 40.28% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1120 1076
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,913 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VLE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing VLE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VLE in Manchester

VLE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VLE in Manchester

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Manchester region with a requirement for VLE.

1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Resque
3 1 (33.33%) git-flow
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Capistrano

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) git-flow
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Resque
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Capistrano