The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 200 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 9 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% - 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
Visual Studio Team System
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
696 492 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.82% 10.98% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 632 403 534
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the West Midlands region.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Visual Studio Team System Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Staffordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) MS Office
3 9 (81.82%) Silverlight
3 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 9 (81.82%) WF
4 8 (72.73%) Line 500
4 8 (72.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (72.73%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (72.73%) CRM
4 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (72.73%) Sage
5 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (63.64%) XML
5 7 (63.64%) VB
5 7 (63.64%) VBA
5 7 (63.64%) LINQ
5 7 (63.64%) Infragistics
5 7 (63.64%) NetAdvantage
5 7 (63.64%) Workflow
5 7 (63.64%) WinForms

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Line 500
1 8 (72.73%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (63.64%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) Silverlight
1 9 (81.82%) WPF
1 9 (81.82%) WF
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) WinForms
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB
3 7 (63.64%) VBA
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Sage
3 7 (63.64%) Infragistics