Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 455 478 938
Rank change year-on-year +23 +460 +230
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 828 919 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 2.95% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 686 732 172
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +31.15% +4.57%
10th Percentile £36,625 £37,500 £32,688
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £66,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% +5.88%

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 24,657 31,185 33,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.06% 20.22% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19,672 25,443 27,890
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -7 336 £65,000 -7.14% 43
South East +79 199 £55,000 -8.33% 30
North of England +12 91 £45,000 -14.29% 17
South West +47 86 £42,500 -26.09% 14
Midlands +13 73 £55,000 +22.22% 16
West Midlands +35 60 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire -22 50 £45,000 -14.29% 9
East of England +63 42 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North West +37 34 £42,000 -1.18% 8
East Midlands -3 13 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North East +24 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 649 (78.38%) Azure
2 519 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
3 503 (60.75%) DevOps
4 493 (59.54%) C#
5 464 (56.04%) Microsoft
6 445 (53.74%) .NET
7 338 (40.82%) SQL
8 327 (39.49%) Git (software)
9 285 (34.42%) JavaScript
10 272 (32.85%) SQL Server
11 264 (31.88%) Scrum
12 244 (29.47%) Test Automation
13 242 (29.23%) PowerShell
14 233 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
15 216 (26.09%) Visual Studio
16 164 (19.81%) CSS
17 158 (19.08%) AWS
18 156 (18.84%) ASP.NET
19 154 (18.60%) TDD
19 154 (18.60%) Docker
20 153 (18.48%) Degree
21 150 (18.12%) JIRA
22 148 (17.87%) QA
23 147 (17.75%) Team Foundation Server
24 144 (17.39%) Microservices
25 136 (16.43%) .NET Framework
26 135 (16.30%) Software Engineering
26 135 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
27 134 (16.18%) HTML
28 129 (15.58%) React

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
1 121 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 50 (6.04%) IIS
3 45 (5.43%) Confluence
4 34 (4.11%) CMS
5 24 (2.90%) Apache
6 21 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (2.54%) Umbraco
7 17 (2.05%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.33%) Camunda
10 11 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.60%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.48%) nginx
13 4 (0.48%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) Drupal
15 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.24%) InVision
4 2 (0.24%) Sketch
5 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (9.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.85%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.85%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 649 (78.38%) Azure
2 158 (19.08%) AWS
3 110 (13.29%) PaaS
4 75 (9.06%) Dynamics 365
5 73 (8.82%) Power Platform
6 72 (8.70%) IaaS
7 54 (6.52%) Office 365
8 53 (6.40%) SaaS
9 52 (6.28%) Serverless
10 49 (5.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 46 (5.56%) Azure Functions
12 45 (5.43%) GCP
13 25 (3.02%) Microsoft Flow
14 24 (2.90%) PowerApps
15 23 (2.78%) GitHub
16 16 (1.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 16 (1.93%) OneDrive
17 15 (1.81%) OpenShift
18 12 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
19 11 (1.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.47%) Firewall
2 27 (3.26%) Internet
3 24 (2.90%) DNS
4 14 (1.69%) BIG-IP
4 14 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (1.69%) VLAN
5 11 (1.33%) FabricPath
6 8 (0.97%) VPN
7 7 (0.85%) LAN
7 7 (0.85%) MPLS
7 7 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 7 (0.85%) Network Security
7 7 (0.85%) PBX
7 7 (0.85%) VoIP
7 7 (0.85%) WAN
7 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.48%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) BGP
9 3 (0.36%) OSPF
10 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 108 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (9.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 66 (7.97%) Power BI
5 60 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (7.13%) NoSQL
7 50 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.99%) MySQL
9 29 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.90%) Data Lake
11 21 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.29%) Big Data
12 19 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 18 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
13 18 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.69%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 327 (39.49%) Git (software)
2 216 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 150 (18.12%) JIRA
4 147 (17.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 101 (12.20%) TeamCity
6 93 (11.23%) Jenkins
7 90 (10.87%) Selenium
8 80 (9.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 66 (7.97%) SpecFlow
10 61 (7.37%) WebDriver
11 28 (3.38%) Cucumber
12 25 (3.02%) NUnit
13 24 (2.90%) MSTest
14 22 (2.66%) Bitbucket
14 22 (2.66%) GitLab
14 22 (2.66%) Hudson
15 20 (2.42%) Eclipse
15 20 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (2.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
17 15 (1.81%) Moq
General
1 121 (14.61%) Finance
2 65 (7.85%) Marketing
3 57 (6.88%) Retail
4 23 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.81%) Games
7 12 (1.45%) Front Office
8 9 (1.09%) Banking
8 9 (1.09%) Legal
9 6 (0.72%) Fire and Rescue
9 6 (0.72%) Police
10 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.48%) Billing
11 4 (0.48%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (35.99%) Developer
2 105 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (11.71%) .NET Developer
4 86 (10.39%) C# Developer
5 60 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
6 58 (7.00%) Consultant
7 56 (6.76%) Analyst
7 56 (6.76%) Azure DevOps
8 55 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 52 (6.28%) QA Engineer
10 50 (6.04%) Software Engineer
11 49 (5.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 43 (5.19%) Azure Developer
12 43 (5.19%) Software Developer
13 42 (5.07%) Architect
13 42 (5.07%) Technical Leader
14 39 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 35 (4.23%) Azure Consultant
16 32 (3.86%) Lead Developer
17 29 (3.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (53.74%) .NET
2 164 (19.81%) CSS
3 156 (18.84%) ASP.NET
4 136 (16.43%) .NET Framework
5 134 (16.18%) HTML
6 129 (15.58%) React
7 116 (14.01%) .NET Core
7 116 (14.01%) REST
8 112 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 90 (10.87%) Web Services
10 84 (10.14%) JSON
11 83 (10.02%) AngularJS
12 78 (9.42%) jQuery
13 74 (8.94%) Entity Framework
14 59 (7.13%) XML
15 58 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (6.64%) SOAP
17 52 (6.28%) Redux
18 51 (6.16%) HTML5
19 49 (5.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 32 (3.86%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.42%) Blog
9 18 (2.17%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.69%) Reinsurance
12 13 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.57%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.45%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.21%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.97%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.97%) PMI
17 7 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.86%) Windows
2 62 (7.49%) Windows Server
3 60 (7.25%) Linux
4 34 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 25 (3.02%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.93%) Windows 8
8 13 (1.57%) Android
8 13 (1.57%) CentOS
8 13 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.45%) Unix
10 11 (1.33%) SUSE
11 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.60%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.60%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (60.75%) DevOps
3 264 (31.88%) Scrum
4 244 (29.47%) Test Automation
5 233 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (18.60%) TDD
7 144 (17.39%) Microservices
8 135 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
8 135 (16.30%) Software Engineering
9 120 (14.49%) BDD
9 120 (14.49%) MVC
10 109 (13.16%) SDLC
11 97 (11.71%) Computer Science
12 93 (11.23%) CRM
12 93 (11.23%) Deployment Automation
12 93 (11.23%) OO
12 93 (11.23%) Unit Testing
13 77 (9.30%) Mentoring
14 74 (8.94%) Open Source
15 69 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 493 (59.54%) C#
2 338 (40.82%) SQL
3 285 (34.42%) JavaScript
4 242 (29.23%) PowerShell
5 92 (11.11%) Java
6 74 (8.94%) Python
7 67 (8.09%) TypeScript
8 55 (6.64%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.78%) X++
10 22 (2.66%) Ruby
11 20 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.93%) C++
14 15 (1.81%) ES6
14 15 (1.81%) Go
15 12 (1.45%) R
16 11 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.33%) VBA
17 6 (0.72%) Perl
18 5 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 153 (18.48%) Degree
2 44 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.35%) HND
4 27 (3.26%) ISTQB
5 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.93%) MCSE
7 11 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.09%) ISEB
9 8 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.60%) MCSA
12 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (17.87%) QA
2 17 (2.05%) SLA
3 10 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.85%) PMO
5 6 (0.72%) GDPR
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (18.60%) Docker
2 93 (11.23%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 47 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.17%) LXC
6 15 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.57%) KVM
7 13 (1.57%) VMware NSX
8 11 (1.33%) vSphere
9 7 (0.85%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.60%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 2 (0.24%) XenApp
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (14.13%) Kubernetes
2 50 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (6.04%) Terraform
3 36 (4.35%) Ansible
4 35 (4.23%) Puppet
5 27 (3.26%) SCCM
6 15 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (1.33%) SCOM
7 11 (1.33%) SCOrch
7 11 (1.33%) vRealize
8 7 (0.85%) WSUS
9 5 (0.60%) Rancher
10 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.36%) Nessus
11 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.24%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.24%) Mesos
12 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 464 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.40%) VMware
3 36 (4.35%) Google
4 26 (3.14%) Oracle
5 23 (2.78%) Citrix
5 23 (2.78%) Nintex
6 22 (2.66%) Sitecore
7 18 (2.17%) Cisco
8 17 (2.05%) F5
9 15 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 12 (1.45%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.33%) JD Edwards
12 11 (1.33%) SAP
13 10 (1.21%) Brightcove
13 10 (1.21%) Optimizely
13 10 (1.21%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.21%) Telerik
14 9 (1.09%) Databricks