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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 921 944
Rank change year-on-year +83 +23  
Permanent jobs citing VLE 14 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.068% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 25
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,906 £24,800 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £38,436
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VLE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VLE in the UK

VLE
Top 17 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 14 £37,500 +16.04% 3
London +63 5 £37,500 +8.69% 1
East of England - 4 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
South East +62 2 £38,000 +96.74%
Brighton - 2 £38,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £38,000 -
South West +32 1 £24,064 -28.45% 1
Yorkshire +28 1 £30,000 +18.81% 1
North West -15 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Manchester -23 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Bedford - 1 £25,000 -
Bristol - 1 £24,064 -
York - 1 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for VLE.

1 28 (60.87%) Moodle
2 24 (52.17%) Learning Management System
3 23 (50.00%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) e-Learning
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) MVC
6 16 (34.78%) Windows
7 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
7 15 (32.61%) Blackboard
7 15 (32.61%) HTML5
7 15 (32.61%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Web Services
8 14 (30.43%) .NET
9 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.26%) PHP
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
9 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
10 12 (26.09%) Selenium
10 12 (26.09%) Sitecore
10 12 (26.09%) Moq
10 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (26.09%) SpecFlow
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.09%) DSDM

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 28 (60.87%) Moodle
2 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (19.57%) CMS
4 6 (13.04%) WordPress
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SSH
2 3 (6.52%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 12 (26.09%) Moq
1 12 (26.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
1 12 (26.09%) SpecFlow
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.35%) git-flow
4 2 (4.35%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.52%) Law
1 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.04%) e-Learning Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Integration Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Training Manager
9 1 (2.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) HTML5
3 14 (30.43%) .NET
3 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (26.09%) HTML5 Canvas
6 7 (15.22%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
7 5 (10.87%) Ember.js
7 5 (10.87%) LAMP
7 5 (10.87%) REST
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) Laravel
9 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.35%) Meteor
10 2 (4.35%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Learning Management System
2 19 (41.30%) e-Learning
3 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (6.52%) Reference Data
5 3 (6.52%) Social Media
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) CentOS
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
5 12 (26.09%) DSDM
5 12 (26.09%) SDLC
5 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) User Stories
9 4 (8.70%) Content Management
9 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
1 13 (28.26%) PHP
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) ES6
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (10.87%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Blackboard
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Meraki
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
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