Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VME over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ICL VME
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1197 1214 1305
Rank change year-on-year +17 +91 +4
Permanent jobs citing VME 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.002% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
UK median annual salary £64,469 £61,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.25% +36.11% +63.64%
10th Percentile £62,298 £56,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £66,639 £68,875 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,469 £61,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.25% +36.11% +63.64%

VME is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43773 46684 57395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.75% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35278 39602 48430
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VME
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VME in the UK

VME
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VME in the UK

VME
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +38 1 £64,469 +5.25%
UK excluding London +35 1 £64,469 +5.25%
East of England - 1 £64,469 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing VME 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 VME.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

VME
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Testing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible