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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 927 873 886
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 24 68 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.065% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 55 52
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%

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
18161 16965 16576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.89% 16.23% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15618 14382 13600
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -35 22 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +17 10 - -
West Yorkshire +8 10 - -
Leeds -1 10 - -
London -24 9 £65,000 -
North West +6 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Wales - 2 £21,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £21,500 -
South Wales - 2 £21,500 -
South West -9 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £40,000 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (87.27%) SQL
2 45 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 44 (80.00%) C#
4 38 (69.09%) QA
5 34 (61.82%) Test Scripting
6 32 (58.18%) Test Automation
7 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
9 25 (45.45%) HP UFT
9 25 (45.45%) Java
9 25 (45.45%) PHP
9 25 (45.45%) Regression Testing
9 25 (45.45%) Scala
9 25 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (45.45%) Selenium
9 25 (45.45%) Manual Testing
10 24 (43.64%) Functional Testing
10 24 (43.64%) OOP
11 23 (41.82%) Scrum
12 22 (40.00%) Test Strategy
12 22 (40.00%) Software Testing
13 21 (38.18%) iPhone
13 21 (38.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (38.18%) Performance Testing
13 21 (38.18%) Black-Box Testing
13 21 (38.18%) NUnit
13 21 (38.18%) Code Coverage
13 21 (38.18%) Web Services
13 21 (38.18%) HP
13 21 (38.18%) Windows

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 25 (45.45%) HP UFT
2 25 (45.45%) Selenium
3 21 (38.18%) JUnit
3 21 (38.18%) NUnit
4 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.27%) JIRA
6 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.45%) RIATest
6 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Front Office
1 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Tester
4 12 (21.82%) Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Automation Tester
6 9 (16.36%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (16.36%) QA Tester
7 8 (14.55%) Lead Tester
7 8 (14.55%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Junior
9 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 12 (21.82%) CSS
2 12 (21.82%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.45%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) CSS3
7 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) iPhone
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Test Scripting
2 32 (58.18%) Test Automation
3 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 25 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 24 (43.64%) Functional Testing
5 24 (43.64%) OOP
6 23 (41.82%) Scrum
7 22 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 22 (40.00%) Test Strategy
8 21 (38.18%) Black-Box Testing
8 21 (38.18%) Code Coverage
8 21 (38.18%) Performance Testing
8 21 (38.18%) QA Automation
8 21 (38.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (25.45%) Unit Testing
10 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 11 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (14.55%) Project Management
12 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) SQL
2 44 (80.00%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) Java
3 25 (45.45%) PHP
3 25 (45.45%) Scala
4 20 (36.36%) Python
5 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ISEB
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (69.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Rally