The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 827 830 791
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 53 49 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.045% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 88
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend

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

Visual Studio Team System Salary Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 29 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England +8 50 £46,250 -10.19% 3
London -21 18 £51,000 -2.85% 2
West Midlands - 10 £45,000 -
East of England -16 7 £45,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 7 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 £45,000 -
South East -9 6 £55,000 +66.66%
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £55,000 -
Reigate - 4 £55,000 -
City of London +14 3 £51,000 -7.27% 1
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £30,250 -5.46%
Milton Keynes -3 2 £30,250 -5.46%
Manchester - 2 £27,500 - 1
North West - 2 £27,500 - 1
Wales +3 1 £28,500 -3.38%
South Wales -1 1 £28,500 -3.38%
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (93.40%) C#
2 79 (74.53%) Microsoft
3 77 (72.64%) SQL
4 75 (70.75%) .NET
5 71 (66.98%) Visual Studio
6 68 (64.15%) SQL Server
7 65 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (50.94%) Windows
9 53 (50.00%) Scrum
10 47 (44.34%) HTML
10 47 (44.34%) JavaScript
11 44 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (38.68%) ASP.NET
13 37 (34.91%) WCF
14 35 (33.02%) XML
14 35 (33.02%) OO
15 34 (32.08%) MS Office
15 34 (32.08%) WPF
16 33 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (28.30%) Web Services
17 30 (28.30%) Test Automation
18 29 (27.36%) Finance
18 29 (27.36%) Performance Testing
19 28 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
19 28 (26.42%) NUnit
19 28 (26.42%) QA
20 27 (25.47%) LINQ
21 26 (24.53%) Test Strategy
22 25 (23.58%) VB.NET
22 25 (23.58%) Silverlight

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 23 (21.70%) SharePoint
2 19 (17.92%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (16.98%) IIS
4 14 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Foundation
6 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (32.08%) MS Office
2 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.77%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (9.43%) Line 500
3 1 (0.94%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.66%) SSDT
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.83%) Big Data
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 71 (66.98%) Visual Studio
2 44 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (26.42%) NUnit
4 23 (21.70%) Selenium
5 11 (10.38%) SpecFlow
6 10 (9.43%) JUnit
7 9 (8.49%) NetAdvantage
7 9 (8.49%) LLBLGen Pro
8 8 (7.55%) LoadRunner
9 7 (6.60%) FitNesse
9 7 (6.60%) Subversion
10 6 (5.66%) MSBuild
11 5 (4.72%) Rational Functional Tester
11 5 (4.72%) Toad
12 4 (3.77%) CruiseControl
13 3 (2.83%) MSTest
13 3 (2.83%) Hudson
13 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Back Office
3 7 (6.60%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Developer
2 28 (26.42%) Software Developer
3 22 (20.75%) Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Tester
6 13 (12.26%) Test Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Architect
8 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Architect
9 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Technical Tester
11 6 (5.66%) Developer Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Consultant
12 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (70.75%) .NET
2 47 (44.34%) HTML
3 41 (38.68%) ASP.NET
4 37 (34.91%) WCF
5 35 (33.02%) XML
6 34 (32.08%) WPF
7 30 (28.30%) Web Services
8 27 (25.47%) LINQ
9 25 (23.58%) Silverlight
10 24 (22.64%) WinForms
10 24 (22.64%) WF
11 23 (21.70%) Ajax
12 21 (19.81%) .NET Framework
13 13 (12.26%) CSS
14 11 (10.38%) ADO.NET
15 9 (8.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 8 (7.55%) jQuery
17 7 (6.60%) XSL
18 5 (4.72%) Velocity
18 5 (4.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.49%) Fixed Income
3 8 (7.55%) Equities
4 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.66%) Hedge funds
6 5 (4.72%) User Experience
6 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.72%) iPhone
7 4 (3.77%) Telematics
8 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (50.00%) Scrum
3 35 (33.02%) OO
4 30 (28.30%) Test Automation
5 29 (27.36%) Performance Testing
6 26 (24.53%) Test Strategy
7 24 (22.64%) TDD
8 23 (21.70%) Software Testing
9 22 (20.75%) Test Scripting
10 21 (19.81%) Regression Testing
11 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
12 19 (17.92%) ETL
13 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (16.98%) Mentoring
14 16 (15.09%) Test Planning
14 16 (15.09%) SOA
15 15 (14.15%) Test Management
15 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.21%) Manual Testing
17 12 (11.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 99 (93.40%) C#
2 77 (72.64%) SQL
3 47 (44.34%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.58%) VB.NET
5 22 (20.75%) C++
6 21 (19.81%) T-SQL
7 13 (12.26%) VB
8 12 (11.32%) Java
9 10 (9.43%) PHP
9 10 (9.43%) Scala
10 9 (8.49%) VB6
10 9 (8.49%) VBA
11 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.72%) Python
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 19 (17.92%) ISEB
3 16 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (6.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (6.60%) Brainbench
6 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) MCPD
7 1 (0.94%) MCAD
7 1 (0.94%) MCSD
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
7 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.42%) QA
2 6 (5.66%) EMIR
2 6 (5.66%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (5.66%) UCITS
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (74.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) HP
3 10 (9.43%) Sage
4 9 (8.49%) Infragistics
5 8 (7.55%) Bloomberg
5 8 (7.55%) Oracle
6 4 (3.77%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.83%) thinkFolio
8 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.94%) Red Gate
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