Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLE over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1149 1240
Rank change year-on-year -20 +91 -25
Permanent jobs citing VLE 42 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.039% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.054% 0.094% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 74
UK median annual salary £34,250 £40,000 £38,066
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.08% +8.76%
10th Percentile £21,215 £24,225 £25,225
90th Percentile £48,706 £73,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £34,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.65% +5.38% +0.32%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77325 77436 91779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 40.92% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58359 63619 73574
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

VLE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VLE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VLE in the UK

VLE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VLE in the UK

VLE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLE over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VLE in the UK

VLE
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 37 £35,000 -12.50%
UK excluding London +40 32 £33,000 -3.65%
South West +24 13 £35,047 -18.50%
London -16 8 £47,408 +18.52%
East of England +6 6 £33,000 -29.67%
South East +58 4 £33,500 +1.52%
North of England +19 4 £29,500 +7.27%
Scotland -8 3 £31,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire - 3 £36,000 -
Midlands +18 2 £18,760 -34.49%
Wales - 2 - -
East Midlands +20 1 £18,000 -32.17%
West Midlands +13 1 £19,520 -52.77%
North West -19 1 £16,750 -39.09%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for VLE.

1 26 (61.90%) Moodle
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 15 (35.71%) e-Learning
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.43%) Learning Management System
8 8 (19.05%) MySQL
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) HTML5
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Publishing
10 6 (14.29%) Graphic Design
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) Windows
11 5 (11.90%) SCORM
11 5 (11.90%) Content Development
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Blackboard
12 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) Web Development
12 4 (9.52%) Linux
12 4 (9.52%) Apache
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office

VLE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (61.90%) Moodle
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Sakai
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.76%) Lectora
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) G Suite
2 1 (2.38%) Heroku
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 5 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) e-Learning Developer
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
3 5 (11.90%) IT Support Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Support Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) e-Learning Designer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Junior IT Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) LAMP
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) Django
5 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) e-Learning
2 9 (21.43%) Learning Management System
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) Graphic Design
5 5 (11.90%) SCORM
6 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
8 2 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (2.38%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Project Management
2 5 (11.90%) Content Development
3 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.14%) MVC
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Line Management
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MBA
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) JSP 440
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Blackboard
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Aastra
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.38%) Zend