Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 964 1212
Rank change year-on-year +433 +248 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 835 209 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.13% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 629 154 31
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £67,125 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -12.50%

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 33,976 34,079 34,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.67% 20.40% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27,780 28,459 30,394
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +309 403 £65,000 +4.00% 41
South East +112 146 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Midlands +102 107 £50,000 +14.29% 28
North of England +108 104 £50,750 +26.88% 31
West Midlands +91 76 £52,500 +66.67% 20
Yorkshire +64 55 £57,500 +15.00% 14
East of England +23 45 £52,500 +30.43% 9
North West +33 35 £40,000 +45.45% 16
East Midlands +22 31 £38,500 -18.95% 8
South West -41 27 £44,529 +4.77% 8
North East - 14 £47,500 - 1
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 564 (67.54%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (64.07%) C#
3 527 (63.11%) .NET
4 496 (59.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 407 (48.74%) SQL
6 383 (45.87%) Microsoft
7 333 (39.88%) Git (software)
8 324 (38.80%) SQL Server
9 300 (35.93%) JavaScript
10 297 (35.57%) DevOps
11 287 (34.37%) MVC
12 278 (33.29%) Visual Studio
13 276 (33.05%) PowerShell
14 274 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
15 272 (32.57%) ASP.NET
16 271 (32.46%) Finance
17 269 (32.22%) Amazon AWS
18 267 (31.98%) Team Foundation Server
19 236 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 212 (25.39%) HTML
21 204 (24.43%) Test Automation
22 201 (24.07%) CSS
23 171 (20.48%) Jenkins
24 169 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
25 164 (19.64%) Scrum
26 161 (19.28%) .NET Framework
27 152 (18.20%) T-SQL
28 149 (17.84%) Microservices
29 147 (17.60%) TDD
30 138 (16.53%) Software Engineering

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 92 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (3.11%) Confluence
4 24 (2.87%) IIS
5 19 (2.28%) NServiceBus
6 17 (2.04%) CMS
7 16 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (1.32%) Apache
9 11 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.20%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.96%) Ethereum
11 8 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.60%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 81 (9.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
2 27 (3.23%) Front Arena
2 27 (3.23%) thinkFolio
3 14 (1.68%) Bloomberg AIM
3 14 (1.68%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.96%) Ripple
5 5 (0.60%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 496 (59.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 269 (32.22%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (12.57%) PaaS
4 86 (10.30%) IaaS
5 65 (7.78%) Serverless
6 55 (6.59%) npm
7 51 (6.11%) Office 365
8 48 (5.75%) SaaS
9 33 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (3.11%) GitHub
11 16 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.32%) NuGet
14 9 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.84%) Slack
17 6 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
17 6 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.83%) Firewall
2 30 (3.59%) DNS
3 19 (2.28%) VPN
4 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.84%) LAN
5 7 (0.84%) WAN
5 7 (0.84%) Wireless
6 6 (0.72%) Skype
7 5 (0.60%) HTTP
8 4 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.48%) SAN
9 3 (0.36%) Internet
9 3 (0.36%) Network Security
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Intranet
10 2 (0.24%) SMS
10 2 (0.24%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) AMQP
11 1 (0.12%) ICMP
11 1 (0.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (38.80%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 77 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (5.39%) Cosmos DB
6 42 (5.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 41 (4.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 37 (4.43%) Power BI
9 34 (4.07%) Data Lake
10 32 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (3.35%) Relational Database
12 26 (3.11%) MongoDB
12 26 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.63%) Big Data
13 22 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (2.04%) OLAP
15 14 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 333 (39.88%) Git (software)
2 278 (33.29%) Visual Studio
3 267 (31.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 171 (20.48%) Jenkins
5 128 (15.33%) TeamCity
6 112 (13.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 78 (9.34%) JIRA
8 73 (8.74%) MSBuild
9 59 (7.07%) Selenium
10 56 (6.71%) Subversion
11 47 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 44 (5.27%) NUnit
13 29 (3.47%) Jasmine
13 29 (3.47%) SpecFlow
14 23 (2.75%) Cucumber
14 23 (2.75%) Gradle
15 21 (2.51%) MSTest
16 20 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
17 15 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 14 (1.68%) gulp
General
1 271 (32.46%) Finance
2 79 (9.46%) Banking
3 46 (5.51%) Front Office
3 46 (5.51%) Marketing
4 20 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.16%) Legal
6 17 (2.04%) Retail
7 14 (1.68%) Advertising
8 7 (0.84%) Games
9 4 (0.48%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 391 (46.83%) Developer
2 192 (22.99%) .NET Developer
3 174 (20.84%) C# Developer
4 128 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (13.41%) Architect
6 105 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 104 (12.46%) Senior Developer
8 88 (10.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (10.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 59 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 59 (7.07%) Senior C# Developer
11 55 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (5.39%) SQL Developer
13 43 (5.15%) Cloud Architect
13 43 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
14 42 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
15 41 (4.91%) Analyst
16 40 (4.79%) Web Developer
17 38 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (63.11%) .NET
2 272 (32.57%) ASP.NET
3 236 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 212 (25.39%) HTML
5 201 (24.07%) CSS
6 169 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 161 (19.28%) .NET Framework
8 136 (16.29%) Entity Framework
8 136 (16.29%) jQuery
9 128 (15.33%) AngularJS
10 115 (13.77%) RESTful
11 100 (11.98%) WCF
12 93 (11.14%) .NET Core
13 88 (10.54%) HTML5
14 86 (10.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 80 (9.58%) Web Services
16 73 (8.74%) React
17 67 (8.02%) KnockoutJS
18 59 (7.07%) WPF
19 50 (5.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 69 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (8.26%) User Experience
3 64 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.91%) N-Tier
5 38 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (4.43%) Fintech
7 35 (4.19%) Derivative
7 35 (4.19%) Equities
7 35 (4.19%) Fixed Income
7 35 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (3.47%) Online Banking
9 27 (3.23%) Exotic Derivative
10 22 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.16%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.16%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.92%) Graphic Design
13 14 (1.68%) Cloud Native
13 14 (1.68%) Replication
14 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.29%) Windows
2 68 (8.14%) Linux
3 29 (3.47%) Android
3 29 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.40%) Windows 10
5 19 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.16%) VMS
7 10 (1.20%) Unix
8 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (67.54%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (35.57%) DevOps
3 287 (34.37%) MVC
4 274 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
5 204 (24.43%) Test Automation
6 164 (19.64%) Scrum
7 149 (17.84%) Microservices
8 147 (17.60%) TDD
9 138 (16.53%) Software Engineering
10 132 (15.81%) Deployment Automation
11 110 (13.17%) Mentoring
12 107 (12.81%) SOLID
13 106 (12.69%) Analytics
14 102 (12.22%) OO
15 94 (11.26%) Migration
16 93 (11.14%) CRM
16 93 (11.14%) Web Development
17 92 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
18 88 (10.54%) Waterfall
19 86 (10.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 535 (64.07%) C#
2 407 (48.74%) SQL
3 300 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 276 (33.05%) PowerShell
5 152 (18.20%) T-SQL
6 67 (8.02%) Python
7 61 (7.31%) Java
8 45 (5.39%) TypeScript
9 27 (3.23%) Go
10 22 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 21 (2.51%) C
12 17 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.92%) VB
14 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.20%) Perl
16 10 (1.20%) Scala
17 9 (1.08%) PHP
18 8 (0.96%) Ruby
19 7 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (11.98%) Degree
2 58 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.80%) ISEB
4 15 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) MCSA
9 2 (0.24%) MCSD
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.70%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) GDPR
3 9 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.96%) SLA
5 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.60%) PMO
7 4 (0.48%) GCP
7 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 114 (13.65%) Docker
2 75 (8.98%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.96%) vSphere
7 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.60%) KVM
8 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.60%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.60%) Xen
9 4 (0.48%) LXC
10 3 (0.36%) Varnish
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 75 (8.98%) Opscode Chef
1 75 (8.98%) Puppet
2 48 (5.75%) Ansible
3 47 (5.63%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.68%) Terraform
5 5 (0.60%) Mesos
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.36%) WSUS
8 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 383 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.63%) Google
3 39 (4.67%) Oracle
4 36 (4.31%) Nintex
5 35 (4.19%) VMware
6 34 (4.07%) Xamarin
7 31 (3.71%) Atlassian
8 27 (3.23%) Calypso
8 27 (3.23%) Charles River
8 27 (3.23%) FXall
8 27 (3.23%) SimCorp
9 26 (3.11%) Capita
10 18 (2.16%) Apigee
11 15 (1.80%) Cognizant
12 14 (1.68%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.68%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.56%) IBM
13 13 (1.56%) LexisNexis
14 11 (1.32%) New Relic
14 11 (1.32%) Salesforce.com