The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 310 327 318
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 5 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.68% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -41.37%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
Visual Studio Team System
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1418 2047 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.35% 16.21% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1768 1414
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the City of London region.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (55.56%) ETL
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) Validation
5 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) BDD

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) NSubstitute
4 1 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Testing Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Testing Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 1 (11.11%) MVVM
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PMP
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft