Period
to 27 April 2018

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 27 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 958 1229
Rank change year-on-year +369 +271 -76
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 702 195 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 0.62% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 507 162 15
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% -9.52%

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 34,379 31,570 34,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.79% 19.72% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28,253 27,001 29,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in England over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

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 27 April 2018. 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 +270 333 £65,000 +8.33% 39
South East +62 110 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Midlands +90 100 £52,500 +41.89% 13
North of England +65 92 £50,000 +53.85% 18
West Midlands +62 77 £52,500 +66.67% 7
Yorkshire +68 52 £55,000 +69.23% 5
East of England -32 40 £52,500 +22.09% 11
North West -2 27 £41,250 +29.92% 7
East Midlands +20 23 £39,250 -17.37% 6
South West -53 20 £44,529 +4.77% 6
North East - 13 £47,500 - 6
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, 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.

1 432 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 428 (60.97%) .NET
3 422 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
4 410 (58.40%) C#
5 327 (46.58%) SQL
6 322 (45.87%) Microsoft
7 315 (44.87%) Git (software)
8 294 (41.88%) PowerShell
9 289 (41.17%) Visual Studio
10 267 (38.03%) JavaScript
11 260 (37.04%) DevOps
12 241 (34.33%) ASP.NET
13 238 (33.90%) MVC
14 233 (33.19%) SQL Server
15 215 (30.63%) HTML
16 213 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
17 204 (29.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 202 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
19 201 (28.63%) Finance
20 189 (26.92%) CSS
21 188 (26.78%) ASP.NET Web API
22 153 (21.79%) Test Automation
23 145 (20.66%) PaaS
24 142 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
25 140 (19.94%) .NET Framework
26 139 (19.80%) Jenkins
27 131 (18.66%) Windows
28 127 (18.09%) Migration
29 125 (17.81%) Scrum
30 124 (17.66%) IaaS

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 86 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 69 (9.83%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (3.28%) IIS
4 16 (2.28%) Confluence
5 15 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.14%) NServiceBus
6 14 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (1.71%) CMS
8 10 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.28%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.14%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.71%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.43%) DNN
15 2 (0.28%) Apache
15 2 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 74 (10.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.71%) Eagle PACE
2 19 (2.71%) Front Arena
2 19 (2.71%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg AIM
3 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.85%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.57%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 432 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 213 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (20.66%) PaaS
4 124 (17.66%) IaaS
5 103 (14.67%) Serverless
6 75 (10.68%) Office 365
7 61 (8.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (6.13%) npm
9 23 (3.28%) SaaS
10 20 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (2.85%) GitHub
11 14 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.85%) Firewall
2 22 (3.13%) DNS
3 12 (1.71%) VPN
4 9 (1.28%) Skype
5 8 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.00%) LAN
6 7 (1.00%) WAN
6 7 (1.00%) Wireless
7 6 (0.85%) Internet
8 5 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.57%) Network Security
10 3 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.43%) VLAN
11 2 (0.28%) Intranet
12 1 (0.14%) AMQP
12 1 (0.14%) DHCP
12 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.14%) HTTP
12 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (33.19%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.54%) NoSQL
3 45 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (5.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 38 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.99%) Cosmos DB
7 34 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (3.42%) Power BI
10 23 (3.28%) Data Lake
11 22 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (2.99%) Big Data
13 16 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.99%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.85%) OLAP
16 10 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.42%) MySQL
17 8 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 315 (44.87%) Git (software)
2 289 (41.17%) Visual Studio
3 204 (29.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (19.80%) Jenkins
5 101 (14.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 87 (12.39%) TeamCity
7 71 (10.11%) MSBuild
8 69 (9.83%) JIRA
9 63 (8.97%) Selenium
10 53 (7.55%) Subversion
11 44 (6.27%) NUnit
12 32 (4.56%) Jasmine
13 28 (3.99%) SpecFlow
14 27 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (3.85%) Cucumber
15 23 (3.28%) Gradle
16 20 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
17 19 (2.71%) MSTest
18 18 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 12 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 201 (28.63%) Finance
2 64 (9.12%) Banking
3 49 (6.98%) Marketing
4 30 (4.27%) Front Office
5 21 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.56%) Legal
7 14 (1.99%) Advertising
8 11 (1.57%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 316 (45.01%) Developer
2 172 (24.50%) .NET Developer
3 153 (21.79%) C# Developer
4 127 (18.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 123 (17.52%) Architect
6 96 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 90 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (12.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 78 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
10 75 (10.68%) Senior Developer
11 74 (10.54%) Cloud Architect
12 59 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 49 (6.98%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 48 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
15 47 (6.70%) Azure Architect
16 44 (6.27%) Analyst
16 44 (6.27%) Senior C# Developer
17 42 (5.98%) Applications Architect
18 40 (5.70%) Lead Developer
19 37 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (60.97%) .NET
2 241 (34.33%) ASP.NET
3 215 (30.63%) HTML
4 189 (26.92%) CSS
5 188 (26.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 142 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 140 (19.94%) .NET Framework
8 119 (16.95%) WCF
9 107 (15.24%) RESTful
10 101 (14.39%) AngularJS
11 98 (13.96%) jQuery
12 97 (13.82%) Entity Framework
13 73 (10.40%) HTML5
14 61 (8.69%) KnockoutJS
15 56 (7.98%) REST
16 53 (7.55%) .NET Core
17 49 (6.98%) Node.js
18 47 (6.70%) CSS3
19 44 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (6.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.55%) User Experience
2 56 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 32 (4.56%) Fintech
6 31 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (4.42%) Online Banking
7 28 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (2.71%) Derivative
8 19 (2.71%) Equities
8 19 (2.71%) Exotic Derivative
8 19 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 19 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.28%) Graphic Design
10 16 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.85%) Replication
12 12 (1.71%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.66%) Windows
2 50 (7.12%) Linux
3 28 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.13%) Android
4 22 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 21 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.99%) VMS
6 8 (1.14%) Unix
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (37.04%) DevOps
3 238 (33.90%) MVC
4 202 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
5 153 (21.79%) Test Automation
6 127 (18.09%) Migration
7 125 (17.81%) Scrum
8 114 (16.24%) TDD
9 111 (15.81%) Analytics
10 101 (14.39%) Microservices
10 101 (14.39%) Software Engineering
11 91 (12.96%) Service Delivery
12 90 (12.82%) Web Development
13 87 (12.39%) Configuration Management
13 87 (12.39%) Presales
14 85 (12.11%) Deployment Automation
15 83 (11.82%) CRM
16 69 (9.83%) OO
17 66 (9.40%) Mentoring
18 64 (9.12%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 410 (58.40%) C#
2 327 (46.58%) SQL
3 294 (41.88%) PowerShell
4 267 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 77 (10.97%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.26%) Java
7 50 (7.12%) Python
8 40 (5.70%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.28%) Go
10 20 (2.85%) VB.NET
11 14 (1.99%) F#
12 13 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.85%) Perl
12 13 (1.85%) PHP
13 12 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.14%) XQuery
16 7 (1.00%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.00%) Ruby
17 6 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (9.12%) Degree
2 35 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.00%) ISEB
5 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) MCSE
7 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.28%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.28%) MCSA
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.97%) QA
2 8 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.00%) GDPR
4 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.71%) GCP
6 3 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 87 (12.39%) Docker
3 24 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.71%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.71%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.28%) HDFS
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.28%) Varnish
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (9.40%) Puppet
2 63 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (6.41%) Ansible
4 18 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
5 14 (1.99%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.85%) SCOM
7 5 (0.71%) Terraform
8 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.43%) Mesos
8 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.43%) WSUS
9 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.28%) Nagios
9 2 (0.28%) Oozie
9 2 (0.28%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 322 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.97%) Google
3 34 (4.84%) Oracle
4 31 (4.42%) Xamarin
5 26 (3.70%) VMware
6 23 (3.28%) Capita
7 21 (2.99%) Sitecore
8 19 (2.71%) Calypso
8 19 (2.71%) Charles River
8 19 (2.71%) FXall
8 19 (2.71%) SimCorp
9 17 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.14%) Cognizant
10 15 (2.14%) LexisNexis
11 13 (1.85%) IBM
12 12 (1.71%) Apigee
12 12 (1.71%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.57%) Splunk
14 9 (1.28%) Cisco
14 9 (1.28%) New Relic