Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 550 444 575
Rank change year-on-year -106 +131 +389
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 328 898 759
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 3.44% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 257 770 606
Median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +4.35% +33.72%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +27.91%

Visual Studio Team System is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16,311 26,122 33,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.61% 19.62% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12,972 20,690 27,459
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in England

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in England.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in England

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in England

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the England region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -79 155 £65,500 -6.43% 4
South East +5 58 £52,000 -9.57% 3
North of England +101 52 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire +83 30 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Midlands +29 25 £70,000 +40.00% 3
West Midlands +39 23 £71,250 +42.50% 1
East of England +69 20 £50,000 -13.04%
South West +28 18 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +68 15 £52,500 -
North East +26 7 £51,250 +2.50%
East Midlands +48 2 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 281 (85.67%) Azure
2 224 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (65.24%) DevOps
4 162 (49.39%) C#
5 158 (48.17%) Microsoft
6 149 (45.43%) .NET
7 117 (35.67%) Git (software)
8 113 (34.45%) Scrum
9 111 (33.84%) SQL Server
10 107 (32.62%) SQL
11 100 (30.49%) Test Automation
12 99 (30.18%) Continuous Integration
13 94 (28.66%) AWS
14 91 (27.74%) JavaScript
15 81 (24.70%) Finance
16 78 (23.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 76 (23.17%) Java
18 72 (21.95%) PowerShell
19 70 (21.34%) Unit Testing
20 67 (20.43%) TDD
20 67 (20.43%) Visual Studio
21 65 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
22 63 (19.21%) Jenkins
23 60 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
24 56 (17.07%) SaaS
25 55 (16.77%) AngularJS
25 55 (16.77%) SDLC
26 52 (15.85%) Visualisation
27 51 (15.55%) Python
27 51 (15.55%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.49%) Confluence
2 16 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.96%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.74%) CMS
6 7 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.52%) IIS
8 5 (1.52%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.91%) Apache
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.30%) nginx
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.61%) InVision
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 281 (85.67%) Azure
2 94 (28.66%) AWS
3 56 (17.07%) SaaS
4 42 (12.80%) Serverless
5 40 (12.20%) PaaS
5 40 (12.20%) Power Platform
6 33 (10.06%) GCP
7 28 (8.54%) IaaS
8 21 (6.40%) GitHub
9 19 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (4.57%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (4.27%) Azure Functions
11 14 (4.27%) Logic Apps
12 13 (3.96%) Office 365
13 12 (3.66%) Slack
14 11 (3.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (3.05%) BrowserStack
15 10 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
17 5 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.44%) HTTP
2 6 (1.83%) MQTT
3 3 (0.91%) Firewall
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) NAS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (12.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (12.20%) Power BI
5 39 (11.89%) NoSQL
6 28 (8.54%) Redis
6 28 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (7.32%) Big Data
9 21 (6.40%) QlikView
10 19 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (5.18%) CouchDB
12 15 (4.57%) MySQL
13 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.05%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (3.05%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.05%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.74%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 117 (35.67%) Git (software)
2 78 (23.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (20.43%) Visual Studio
4 63 (19.21%) Jenkins
5 50 (15.24%) JIRA
6 48 (14.63%) Selenium
7 45 (13.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 45 (13.72%) TeamCity
8 26 (7.93%) SpecFlow
9 23 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (7.01%) NUnit
10 18 (5.49%) Jasmine
10 18 (5.49%) JMeter
10 18 (5.49%) Postman
11 17 (5.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (4.88%) WebDriver
13 14 (4.27%) GitLab
13 14 (4.27%) SoapUI
14 13 (3.96%) Bitbucket
15 12 (3.66%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (24.70%) Finance
2 24 (7.32%) Legal
3 15 (4.57%) Games
4 11 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.74%) Marketing
6 7 (2.13%) Retail
7 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (18.90%) Developer
2 50 (15.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (9.15%) .NET Developer
3 30 (9.15%) Analyst
3 30 (9.15%) Technical Leader
4 27 (8.23%) Team Leader
5 26 (7.93%) Azure Engineer
5 26 (7.93%) Data Engineer
6 21 (6.40%) Technical Team Leader
7 19 (5.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.49%) DBA
8 18 (5.49%) SQL DBA
9 16 (4.88%) Consultant
9 16 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 15 (4.57%) Architect
11 13 (3.96%) Azure Consultant
11 13 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (3.96%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.96%) Test Engineer
12 11 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (45.43%) .NET
2 60 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 55 (16.77%) AngularJS
4 47 (14.33%) .NET Framework
5 46 (14.02%) CSS
6 45 (13.72%) Web Services
7 43 (13.11%) HTML
8 40 (12.20%) RESTful
9 39 (11.89%) .NET Core
10 37 (11.28%) ASP.NET
11 30 (9.15%) Entity Framework
12 29 (8.84%) Vue.js
13 28 (8.54%) Node.js
14 26 (7.93%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (7.62%) Angular 2
16 24 (7.32%) HTML5
17 23 (7.01%) JSON
17 23 (7.01%) Kafka
18 21 (6.40%) D3.js
18 21 (6.40%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.40%) User Experience
4 16 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.66%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.05%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.13%) NHS
10 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.61%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.94%) Windows
2 19 (5.79%) Linux
3 14 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.96%) Unix
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (1.83%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.83%) zOS
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (65.24%) DevOps
3 113 (34.45%) Scrum
4 100 (30.49%) Test Automation
5 99 (30.18%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (21.34%) Unit Testing
7 67 (20.43%) TDD
8 65 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (16.77%) SDLC
10 52 (15.85%) Visualisation
11 47 (14.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
13 42 (12.80%) Data Visualisation
14 41 (12.50%) MVC
15 38 (11.59%) BDD
15 38 (11.59%) ETL
16 35 (10.67%) OO
17 34 (10.37%) Microservices
18 33 (10.06%) Software Engineering
18 33 (10.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 162 (49.39%) C#
2 107 (32.62%) SQL
3 91 (27.74%) JavaScript
4 76 (23.17%) Java
5 72 (21.95%) PowerShell
6 51 (15.55%) Python
7 37 (11.28%) TypeScript
8 21 (6.40%) F#
8 21 (6.40%) Ruby
9 18 (5.49%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.05%) C++
11 9 (2.74%) VB
12 8 (2.44%) X++
13 5 (1.52%) PHP
13 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.22%) Groovy
14 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.22%) U-SQL
15 3 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (10.98%) Degree
2 19 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.44%) ISEB
5 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) MCSE
6 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.61%) HND
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (14.63%) QA
2 7 (2.13%) GDPR
3 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (14.02%) Docker
2 25 (7.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.13%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.91%) HDFS
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 37 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 26 (7.93%) Ansible
3 24 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.40%) Terraform
5 18 (5.49%) Puppet
6 7 (2.13%) SCCM
7 6 (1.83%) Grafana
7 6 (1.83%) Kibana
8 3 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.61%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.61%) MOM
9 2 (0.61%) Rancher
10 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.30%) Mesos
10 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 158 (48.17%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.72%) Tableau
3 18 (5.49%) VMware
4 10 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.44%) Google
6 7 (2.13%) Citrix
7 6 (1.83%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.52%) Databricks
9 4 (1.22%) Cadence
9 4 (1.22%) HP
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle
9 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.91%) Adobe
10 3 (0.91%) ATG
10 3 (0.91%) Brightcove
10 3 (0.91%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.91%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.91%) Splunk
10 3 (0.91%) Xamarin