The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 237 -
Permanent jobs citing VLE 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.081% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £34,672 -
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1667 2212 1661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.30% 36.02% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1641 1415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VLE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

VLE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VLE in the West Midlands