The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 599 599 620
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 38 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.069% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 18
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £49,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
Visual Studio Team System
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7458 7170 7589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.27% 16.01% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6249 6042 6610
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in London

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Team System Salary Trend in London

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in London

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. 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
City of London -7 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 71 (84.52%) C#
2 60 (71.43%) .NET
3 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 54 (64.29%) SQL
4 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
5 50 (59.52%) WCF
6 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (50.00%) Finance
8 41 (48.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (44.05%) Web Services
11 34 (40.48%) Visual Studio
12 32 (38.10%) ETL
12 32 (38.10%) Scrum
12 32 (38.10%) QA
13 30 (35.71%) Test Scripting
13 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
14 29 (34.52%) Windows
14 29 (34.52%) Degree
15 27 (32.14%) WPF
16 25 (29.76%) T-SQL
16 25 (29.76%) Mentoring
17 24 (28.57%) Performance Testing
18 23 (27.38%) ISTQB
19 22 (26.19%) .NET Framework
19 22 (26.19%) OO
19 22 (26.19%) QuickTest Pro
20 21 (25.00%) Software Testing
20 21 (25.00%) Selenium
20 21 (25.00%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Foundation
3 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) InfoPath
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
4 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.57%) SSDT
10 2 (2.38%) OLAP
11 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (48.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (40.48%) Visual Studio
3 22 (26.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (25.00%) Selenium
5 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
6 14 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 13 (15.48%) MSTest
8 12 (14.29%) Toad
8 12 (14.29%) NUnit
9 10 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (10.71%) MSBuild
11 8 (9.52%) NSubstitute
12 7 (8.33%) FitNesse
12 7 (8.33%) JMeter
13 6 (7.14%) JUnit
14 5 (5.95%) CruiseControl
15 4 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
15 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
16 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 42 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Back Office
3 16 (19.05%) Banking
4 15 (17.86%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.33%) Marketing
6 3 (3.57%) Front Office
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Analyst
3 26 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 16 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 16 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
5 15 (17.86%) Test Analyst
6 14 (16.67%) Test Engineer
7 12 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) Tester
9 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Technical Tester
10 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
11 6 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) Architect
12 5 (5.95%) Consultant
12 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.95%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (71.43%) .NET
2 50 (59.52%) WCF
3 37 (44.05%) Web Services
4 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 27 (32.14%) WPF
6 22 (26.19%) .NET Framework
7 19 (22.62%) WinForms
7 19 (22.62%) HTML
8 17 (20.24%) CSS
9 16 (19.05%) Ajax
10 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (15.48%) LINQ
11 13 (15.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (14.29%) XML
13 11 (13.10%) jQuery
14 10 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (7.14%) WF
16 5 (5.95%) Silverlight
16 5 (5.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 5 (5.95%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Fixed Income
2 18 (21.43%) Equities
3 16 (19.05%) Hedge funds
4 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.76%) User Experience
7 2 (2.38%) iPhone
7 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.19%) Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) ETL
2 32 (38.10%) Scrum
3 30 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 25 (29.76%) Mentoring
5 24 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 22 (26.19%) OO
7 21 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 21 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 19 (22.62%) Investment Management
8 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
8 19 (22.62%) Automated Testing
9 18 (21.43%) Data Analysis
9 18 (21.43%) Project Management
10 17 (20.24%) Risk Analysis
11 16 (19.05%) Fund Management
11 16 (19.05%) TDD
12 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
12 15 (17.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 71 (84.52%) C#
2 54 (64.29%) SQL
3 25 (29.76%) T-SQL
4 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (7.14%) Java
7 6 (7.14%) PHP
7 6 (7.14%) Scala
8 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) Python
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Degree
2 23 (27.38%) ISTQB
3 20 (23.81%) ISEB
4 14 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (8.33%) Brainbench
7 2 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) QA
2 16 (19.05%) EMIR
2 16 (19.05%) Dodd-Frank
2 16 (19.05%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) Oracle
3 18 (21.43%) Bloomberg
4 17 (20.24%) HP
5 4 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 3 (3.57%) thinkFolio
7 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.19%) Red Gate