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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 829 846 805
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 51 67 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.060% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 69
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
17406 18139 15415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.85% 16.13% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14760 15437 13316
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 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
London +11 40 £60,000 +4.34%
Yorkshire - 8 - -
South East +16 2 £52,500 +31.25%
North West - 1 £20,000 -
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 84 (77.06%) .NET
2 78 (71.56%) Visual Studio
3 77 (70.64%) C#
4 73 (66.97%) SQL Server
4 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
5 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (58.72%) WCF
7 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
8 56 (51.38%) .NET Framework
9 55 (50.46%) HTML
10 52 (47.71%) SQL
10 52 (47.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 51 (46.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (44.04%) CSS
13 46 (42.20%) CRM
14 45 (41.28%) Dynamics CRM
15 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
16 39 (35.78%) Windows
16 39 (35.78%) SharePoint
17 36 (33.03%) MS Office
18 35 (32.11%) SharePoint 2010
19 34 (31.19%) Entity Framework
20 31 (28.44%) IIS
21 30 (27.52%) BizTalk Server
21 30 (27.52%) MVC
22 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Azure
23 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
23 27 (24.77%) SharePoint 2013
24 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
24 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 39 (35.78%) SharePoint
2 35 (32.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (28.44%) IIS
4 30 (27.52%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (24.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.26%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (7.34%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (33.03%) MS Office
2 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (41.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (66.97%) SQL Server
2 52 (47.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (46.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.59%) SSDT
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (71.56%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.93%) NUnit
4 11 (10.09%) CruiseControl
4 11 (10.09%) MSBuild
5 10 (9.17%) HP UFT
6 9 (8.26%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.50%) LoadRunner
7 6 (5.50%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.67%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.67%) JIRA
8 4 (3.67%) RIATest
9 3 (2.75%) MSTest
10 2 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.83%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.92%) JUnit
11 1 (0.92%) Selenium
11 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Developer
2 42 (38.53%) CRM Developer
3 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 17 (15.60%) Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 10 (9.17%) Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) SharePoint Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Lead Developer
9 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (77.06%) .NET
2 64 (58.72%) WCF
3 56 (51.38%) .NET Framework
4 55 (50.46%) HTML
5 48 (44.04%) CSS
6 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
7 34 (31.19%) Entity Framework
8 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 26 (23.85%) XML
10 16 (14.68%) XSD
11 15 (13.76%) WPF
12 13 (11.93%) LINQ
13 12 (11.01%) WF
13 12 (11.01%) Ajax
14 9 (8.26%) Silverlight
15 8 (7.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 4 (3.67%) WinForms
16 4 (3.67%) Apache Flex
17 3 (2.75%) jQuery
17 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Telematics
5 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) iPhone
5 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.20%) CRM
3 30 (27.52%) MVC
4 21 (19.27%) Scrum
5 18 (16.51%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (16.51%) Web Development
5 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
6 17 (15.60%) SOA
7 14 (12.84%) ETL
8 13 (11.93%) OO
8 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Test Management
9 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
9 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.09%) Manual Testing
10 11 (10.09%) Automation Testing
11 10 (9.17%) BDD
11 10 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.64%) C#
2 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
3 52 (47.71%) SQL
4 17 (15.60%) Java
5 13 (11.93%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.59%) C++
8 4 (3.67%) VBScript
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
2 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (18.35%) DV Cleared
4 15 (13.76%) ISEB
4 15 (13.76%) ISTQB
5 12 (11.01%) Degree
6 8 (7.34%) MCPD
6 8 (7.34%) MCTS
6 8 (7.34%) MCAD
6 8 (7.34%) MCSD
7 5 (4.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.75%) PMP
9 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.59%) SAP
3 5 (4.59%) HP
4 4 (3.67%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.83%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.92%) Cognizant