The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 822 805 821
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 83 74 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 60
Average salary £55,000 £43,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,700 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19074 16303 16918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 14.98% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16066 13874 14670
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 12 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 25 July 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 -13 83 £55,000 +27.90% 8
London -21 60 £57,500 +4.54% 4
City of London -4 11 £57,500 +43.75% 1
East of England -4 9 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 9 - -
Suffolk - 9 - -
South East -8 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +3 6 £40,000 +29.03% 1
West Midlands -2 6 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Staffordshire -5 6 £40,000 +29.03% 1

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 108 (76.60%) C#
2 105 (74.47%) .NET
3 99 (70.21%) SQL
4 95 (67.38%) SQL Server
5 92 (65.25%) Microsoft
6 70 (49.65%) Visual Studio
6 70 (49.65%) ASP.NET
7 57 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (39.01%) Scrum
10 49 (34.75%) WCF
11 48 (34.04%) Windows
12 47 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 47 (33.33%) HTML
13 46 (32.62%) XML
13 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
14 45 (31.91%) WinForms
15 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (30.50%) jQuery
16 43 (30.50%) Degree
17 42 (29.79%) .NET Framework
18 40 (28.37%) MVC
18 40 (28.37%) Finance
18 40 (28.37%) ETL
19 39 (27.66%) Web Services
20 37 (26.24%) OO
21 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (25.53%) LINQ
22 35 (24.82%) QA
22 35 (24.82%) T-SQL

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (7.09%) CMS
4 9 (6.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (6.38%) Oracle 10gAS
4 9 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.38%) Apache
5 7 (4.96%) IIS
6 5 (3.55%) SharePoint Foundation
6 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.73%) MS Office
3 5 (3.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.26%) Line 500
2 6 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.13%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) Intranet
2 3 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (67.38%) SQL Server
2 57 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (20.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
7 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (9.93%) OLAP
9 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle OLAP
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (6.38%) DTS
11 4 (2.84%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.84%) QlikView
12 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (49.65%) Visual Studio
2 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (21.99%) NUnit
4 29 (20.57%) SpecFlow
5 21 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (14.89%) Selenium
6 20 (14.18%) Toad
7 14 (9.93%) Subversion
7 14 (9.93%) Jenkins
7 14 (9.93%) MSTest
7 14 (9.93%) Hudson
8 13 (9.22%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (7.80%) JIRA
9 11 (7.80%) LoadRunner
10 9 (6.38%) PVCS
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (6.38%) MorphX
10 9 (6.38%) MSBuild
11 8 (5.67%) NSubstitute
12 7 (4.96%) JMeter
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Banking
3 22 (15.60%) Investment Banking
4 18 (12.77%) Back Office
5 4 (2.84%) Front Office
5 4 (2.84%) Billing
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (51.06%) Developer
2 46 (32.62%) Analyst
3 33 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 25 (17.73%) .NET Developer
5 23 (16.31%) Test Analyst
6 21 (14.89%) Test Engineer
7 20 (14.18%) Software Developer
7 20 (14.18%) Business Analyst
8 15 (10.64%) Developer Analyst
9 14 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Senior Test Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Lead Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (5.67%) Automation Specialist
13 7 (4.96%) Testing Specialist
13 7 (4.96%) Technical Director
13 7 (4.96%) Tester
14 6 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (74.47%) .NET
2 70 (49.65%) ASP.NET
3 49 (34.75%) WCF
4 47 (33.33%) HTML
5 46 (32.62%) XML
6 45 (31.91%) WinForms
7 43 (30.50%) jQuery
8 42 (29.79%) .NET Framework
9 39 (27.66%) Web Services
10 36 (25.53%) LINQ
11 33 (23.40%) WPF
12 32 (22.70%) Ajax
13 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (19.86%) CSS
15 22 (15.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (9.22%) SOAP
17 10 (7.09%) WF
17 10 (7.09%) Silverlight
17 10 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (6.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.77%) Fixed Income
3 15 (10.64%) Equities
3 15 (10.64%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.38%) GIS
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Wiki
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.04%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.01%) Scrum
2 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.37%) ETL
3 40 (28.37%) MVC
4 37 (26.24%) OO
5 33 (23.40%) TDD
6 32 (22.70%) Automated Testing
7 28 (19.86%) Test Scripting
8 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (15.60%) Performance Testing
9 22 (15.60%) Project Management
10 21 (14.89%) Integration Testing
10 21 (14.89%) Test Automation
11 19 (13.48%) Software Testing
12 18 (12.77%) Test Strategy
12 18 (12.77%) Multithreading
12 18 (12.77%) Investment Management
13 17 (12.06%) Test Management
14 16 (11.35%) Fund Management
15 15 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (76.60%) C#
2 99 (70.21%) SQL
3 47 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 35 (24.82%) T-SQL
5 29 (20.57%) PL/SQL
6 16 (11.35%) VB.NET
7 14 (9.93%) C++
8 10 (7.09%) PHP
9 9 (6.38%) X++
10 6 (4.26%) VBA
11 5 (3.55%) VB
12 2 (1.42%) Java
12 2 (1.42%) VB6
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.71%) Scala
13 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (30.50%) Degree
2 28 (19.86%) ISEB
3 20 (14.18%) ISTQB
4 14 (9.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (9.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.84%) Brainbench
6 2 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (24.82%) QA
2 15 (10.64%) EMIR
2 15 (10.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 15 (10.64%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (12.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (65.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.28%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) Bloomberg
4 9 (6.38%) HP
4 9 (6.38%) Serena
5 6 (4.26%) Sage
5 6 (4.26%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.84%) Logi Analytics
6 4 (2.84%) VMware
6 4 (2.84%) Hitachi
7 3 (2.13%) OpenLink
8 2 (1.42%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.42%) Telerik
8 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.71%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.71%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, BUPA, 25 days hol
Posted: 25 days ago