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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 854 869 798
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -71
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 48 69 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.058% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 77
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%

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
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £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

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 13 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 3 July 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
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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 +2 48 £60,000 +9.09%
London +8 37 £60,000 +4.34%
West Yorkshire - 8 - -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
Leeds - 8 - -
City of London +27 2 £80,000 +39.13%
South East +9 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Teddington - 1 £35,000 -
Preston - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £20,000 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 83 (76.85%) .NET
2 78 (72.22%) Visual Studio
3 76 (70.37%) C#
4 72 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 72 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (59.26%) WCF
7 57 (52.78%) JavaScript
7 57 (52.78%) .NET Framework
8 55 (50.93%) HTML
9 52 (48.15%) SQL
9 52 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 51 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (44.44%) CSS
12 47 (43.52%) CRM
13 46 (42.59%) Dynamics CRM
14 42 (38.89%) ASP.NET
15 38 (35.19%) Windows
15 38 (35.19%) SharePoint
16 35 (32.41%) MS Office
17 34 (31.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 34 (31.48%) Entity Framework
18 31 (28.70%) IIS
19 30 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
19 30 (27.78%) MVC
19 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
20 27 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
20 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
21 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 38 (35.19%) SharePoint
2 34 (31.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (28.70%) IIS
4 30 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (6.48%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (32.41%) MS Office
2 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (42.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 52 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.63%) SSDT
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (72.22%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.04%) NUnit
4 11 (10.19%) CruiseControl
4 11 (10.19%) MSBuild
5 10 (9.26%) HP UFT
6 9 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 6 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.70%) JIRA
8 4 (3.70%) RIATest
9 3 (2.78%) MSTest
10 2 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.85%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.93%) JUnit
11 1 (0.93%) Selenium
11 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Developer
2 43 (39.81%) CRM Developer
3 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 23 (21.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Analyst
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.26%) Tester
7 10 (9.26%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Architect
9 8 (7.41%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.48%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.48%) SharePoint Architect
11 5 (4.63%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (76.85%) .NET
2 64 (59.26%) WCF
3 57 (52.78%) .NET Framework
4 55 (50.93%) HTML
5 48 (44.44%) CSS
6 42 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 34 (31.48%) Entity Framework
8 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 26 (24.07%) XML
10 16 (14.81%) XSD
11 14 (12.96%) WPF
12 13 (12.04%) LINQ
13 11 (10.19%) WF
13 11 (10.19%) Ajax
14 8 (7.41%) Silverlight
15 7 (6.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 4 (3.70%) WinForms
16 4 (3.70%) Apache Flex
17 3 (2.78%) jQuery
17 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.93%) DTV
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Telematics
4 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) CRM
3 30 (27.78%) MVC
4 20 (18.52%) Scrum
5 18 (16.67%) Web Development
5 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 17 (15.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (14.81%) SOA
8 14 (12.96%) ETL
9 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
10 12 (11.11%) Test Management
10 12 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 12 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (11.11%) OO
11 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.19%) Manual Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.26%) BDD
12 10 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (9.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (70.37%) C#
2 57 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 52 (48.15%) SQL
4 17 (15.74%) Java
5 12 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.70%) VBScript
7 4 (3.70%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
2 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 20 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 15 (13.89%) ISEB
4 15 (13.89%) ISTQB
5 11 (10.19%) Degree
6 8 (7.41%) MCPD
6 8 (7.41%) MCTS
6 8 (7.41%) MCAD
6 8 (7.41%) MCSD
7 5 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.78%) PMP
9 3 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) SAP
4 5 (4.63%) HP
5 4 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.93%) Cognizant