The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 96 79 192
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +113
Permanent jobs citing Team Foundation Server 171 229 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.59% 3.31% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.20% 20.25% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 52
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +1.29%
Team Foundation Server
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1125 1131 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.03% 16.34% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 985 985 905
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region.

Team Foundation Server Salary Trend in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Team Foundation Server Salary Histogram in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester -22 111 £42,250 +3.68% 17
Cheshire +21 52 £32,500 - 10
Merseyside -3 6 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cumbria -13 1 £23,000 +6.97%
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Team Foundation Server 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 Team Foundation Server.

1 243 (71.26%) .NET
2 241 (70.67%) C#
3 231 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (61.00%) ASP.NET
5 181 (53.08%) MVC
6 173 (50.73%) HTML
7 167 (48.97%) SQL
8 150 (43.99%) SQL Server
9 149 (43.70%) CSS
10 132 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 119 (34.90%) Microsoft
12 113 (33.14%) JavaScript
13 111 (32.55%) Scrum
14 110 (32.26%) jQuery
15 106 (31.09%) .NET Framework
16 102 (29.91%) WCF
17 95 (27.86%) Windows
18 93 (27.27%) TDD
19 81 (23.75%) Visual Studio
20 76 (22.29%) Finance
21 75 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
22 71 (20.82%) SOA
23 69 (20.23%) JSON
24 62 (18.18%) MS Excel
25 61 (17.89%) Degree
26 59 (17.30%) QA
27 56 (16.42%) T-SQL
27 56 (16.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 55 (16.13%) Web Services
28 55 (16.13%) ISEB

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Team Foundation Server 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 Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.04%) IIS
3 19 (5.57%) NServiceBus
4 10 (2.93%) CMS
4 10 (2.93%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.05%) WordPress
6 6 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 62 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.68%) HTTP
2 11 (3.23%) Intranet
3 5 (1.47%) Internet
4 4 (1.17%) ATM
4 4 (1.17%) LAN
4 4 (1.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (43.99%) SQL Server
2 75 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.76%) MySQL
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 81 (23.75%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.33%) Selenium
3 19 (5.57%) MSTest
3 19 (5.57%) SpecFlow
4 17 (4.99%) JIRA
4 17 (4.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (2.64%) NUnit
6 9 (2.64%) Subversion
7 8 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.05%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.76%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.76%) Grunt
10 4 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.29%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (22.29%) Finance
2 9 (2.64%) Games
3 4 (1.17%) Retail
4 3 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.59%) Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Law
5 2 (0.59%) Legal
5 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.29%) Electronics
6 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (64.22%) Developer
2 139 (40.76%) .NET Developer
3 82 (24.05%) C# Developer
4 71 (20.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 62 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (16.13%) Analyst
7 47 (13.78%) Senior Developer
7 47 (13.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (9.97%) Test Analyst
8 34 (9.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 28 (8.21%) Software Developer
10 26 (7.62%) Defect Manager
11 23 (6.74%) Lead Developer
11 23 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (6.16%) Programmer
13 20 (5.87%) Tester
14 18 (5.28%) Analyst Programmer
14 18 (5.28%) .NET Programmer
15 17 (4.99%) QA Tester
15 17 (4.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (71.26%) .NET
2 208 (61.00%) ASP.NET
3 173 (50.73%) HTML
4 149 (43.70%) CSS
5 132 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 110 (32.26%) jQuery
7 106 (31.09%) .NET Framework
8 102 (29.91%) WCF
9 69 (20.23%) JSON
10 56 (16.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 55 (16.13%) Web Services
12 49 (14.37%) XML
12 49 (14.37%) HTML5
12 49 (14.37%) LINQ
13 48 (14.08%) Ajax
14 47 (13.78%) WPF
15 41 (12.02%) SOAP
16 37 (10.85%) Sass
17 33 (9.68%) CSS3
18 32 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.32%) N-Tier
2 40 (11.73%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.47%) NHS
8 4 (1.17%) Informatics
9 3 (0.88%) Tandem
10 2 (0.59%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.59%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.59%) W3C
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.29%) RIA
11 1 (0.29%) PMI
11 1 (0.29%) EFT
11 1 (0.29%) AS400
11 1 (0.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 95 (27.86%) Windows
2 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.88%) Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (53.08%) MVC
3 111 (32.55%) Scrum
4 93 (27.27%) TDD
5 71 (20.82%) SOA
6 48 (14.08%) Unit Testing
7 39 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (11.14%) OO
9 34 (9.97%) Domain-Driven Design
10 32 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 27 (7.92%) ITIL
12 26 (7.62%) Performance Testing
13 22 (6.45%) PRINCE
13 22 (6.45%) Workflow
13 22 (6.45%) Change Management
13 22 (6.45%) Test Strategy
13 22 (6.45%) Test Scripting
14 21 (6.16%) MVVM
14 21 (6.16%) Release Management
14 21 (6.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (70.67%) C#
2 167 (48.97%) SQL
3 113 (33.14%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.42%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.80%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.50%) VB.NET
7 15 (4.40%) C++
8 11 (3.23%) PHP
9 8 (2.35%) C
9 8 (2.35%) Java
10 7 (2.05%) Delphi
11 6 (1.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.59%) VB
12 2 (0.59%) VBA
13 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.29%) XAML
13 1 (0.29%) XPath
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (17.89%) Degree
2 55 (16.13%) ISEB
3 38 (11.14%) ISTQB
4 25 (7.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.88%) MCP
7 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (17.30%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) GAMP
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Terminal Server
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (34.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.11%) VMware
3 11 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 11 (3.23%) Oracle
4 7 (2.05%) Embarcadero
4 7 (2.05%) Google
5 4 (1.17%) Citrix
6 3 (0.88%) HP
7 2 (0.59%) Zend
7 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
8 1 (0.29%) RedDot
8 1 (0.29%) IBM
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fast-Track Career Progression
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago