The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 888 863 856
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 21 66 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.066% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 56 49
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
Visual Studio Team System
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17132 16199 15820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 16.32% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14881 13841 13068
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,952 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in England

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

Visual Studio Team System Salary Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in England

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +12 9 - -
London -20 9 £65,000 +6.12%
North West +27 2 £35,000 +27.27%
South West -11 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 45 (86.54%) SQL
2 44 (84.62%) Visual Studio
3 41 (78.85%) C#
4 37 (71.15%) QA
5 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
6 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
7 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (48.08%) Regression Testing
8 25 (48.08%) Java
8 25 (48.08%) PHP
8 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
8 25 (48.08%) HP UFT
8 25 (48.08%) Scala
8 25 (48.08%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (48.08%) Manual Testing
8 25 (48.08%) Selenium
9 24 (46.15%) Functional Testing
9 24 (46.15%) OOP
10 23 (44.23%) Scrum
11 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
11 22 (42.31%) Software Testing
12 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (40.38%) Performance Testing
12 21 (40.38%) iPhone
12 21 (40.38%) Black-Box Testing
12 21 (40.38%) QA Automation
12 21 (40.38%) NUnit
12 21 (40.38%) Code Coverage
12 21 (40.38%) Web Services
12 21 (40.38%) HP

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (84.62%) Visual Studio
2 25 (48.08%) HP UFT
2 25 (48.08%) Selenium
3 21 (40.38%) JUnit
3 21 (40.38%) NUnit
4 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (5.77%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.77%) RIATest
6 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Front Office
1 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) QA Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Tester
3 15 (28.85%) Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Analyst Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
6 9 (17.31%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Automation Tester
6 9 (17.31%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (17.31%) QA Tester
7 8 (15.38%) Lead Tester
7 8 (15.38%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Web Services
2 12 (23.08%) CSS
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) iPhone
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
2 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (48.08%) Manual Testing
4 25 (48.08%) Regression Testing
5 24 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 24 (46.15%) OOP
6 23 (44.23%) Scrum
7 22 (42.31%) Software Testing
7 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
8 21 (40.38%) Black-Box Testing
8 21 (40.38%) Code Coverage
8 21 (40.38%) Performance Testing
8 21 (40.38%) QA Automation
8 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
11 8 (15.38%) Project Management
12 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) SQL
2 41 (78.85%) C#
3 25 (48.08%) Java
3 25 (48.08%) PHP
3 25 (48.08%) Scala
4 20 (38.46%) Python
5 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) VBScript
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (71.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (48.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Rally