Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 741 1049
Rank change year-on-year +306 +308 +152
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 952 425 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.26% 0.072%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.47% 1.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 785 329 110
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +23.26% -21.82%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,225
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £62,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +22.09% -21.82%

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 27,409 32,991 31,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.35% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21,996 27,323 27,184
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,625 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +317 542 £70,000 +27.27% 74
South East +104 144 £57,500 -4.17% 31
Midlands +47 80 £43,750 -16.67% 22
North of England +55 70 £50,000 -4.76% 36
South West +44 70 £55,000 +29.41% 16
West Midlands +42 51 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Yorkshire +34 51 £50,000 -4.76% 17
East of England +45 40 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +39 29 £40,000 -23.81% 7
North West +39 15 £50,000 -9.09% 11
North East - 6 £55,000 - 8
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 663 (69.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 631 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (65.86%) .NET
4 563 (59.14%) C#
5 470 (49.37%) Microsoft
6 374 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 362 (38.03%) SQL
8 354 (37.18%) DevOps
9 297 (31.20%) Visual Studio
10 291 (30.57%) JavaScript
10 291 (30.57%) Git (software)
11 278 (29.20%) Finance
12 275 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 242 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
14 240 (25.21%) PowerShell
15 232 (24.37%) MVC
16 224 (23.53%) ASP.NET
17 217 (22.79%) Test Automation
18 205 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
19 200 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
20 180 (18.91%) Docker
21 173 (18.17%) SDLC
22 168 (17.65%) CSS
22 168 (17.65%) Scrum
23 164 (17.23%) Jenkins
24 163 (17.12%) TDD
25 162 (17.02%) .NET Framework
26 161 (16.91%) HTML
27 157 (16.49%) AngularJS
28 141 (14.81%) Python

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
1 108 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.73%) Confluence
3 41 (4.31%) IIS
4 35 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.58%) CMS
7 15 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.47%) Apache
9 13 (1.37%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.95%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.84%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.74%) Documentum
14 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
17 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
Applications
1 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 59 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.42%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 663 (69.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (12.18%) PaaS
4 86 (9.03%) Serverless
5 62 (6.51%) IaaS
6 57 (5.99%) Azure Functions
7 51 (5.36%) SaaS
8 41 (4.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 30 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 28 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
11 27 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (2.00%) GitHub
13 16 (1.68%) Office 365
14 15 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
14 15 (1.58%) Data Lake Analytics
15 14 (1.47%) Apigee
16 11 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
19 8 (0.84%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 104 (10.92%) Firewall
2 21 (2.21%) Internet
3 20 (2.10%) DNS
4 17 (1.79%) Intranet
5 15 (1.58%) Extranet
6 12 (1.26%) HTTP
7 5 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.42%) VLAN
9 3 (0.32%) SMTP
10 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.21%) Network Security
10 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.21%) Telnet
10 2 (0.21%) X.509
11 1 (0.11%) DHCP
11 1 (0.11%) SSL
11 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 86 (9.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 72 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 45 (4.73%) Relational Database
8 41 (4.31%) Cosmos DB
9 37 (3.89%) SQL Server 2016
10 36 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (3.36%) Power BI
12 31 (3.26%) Data Lake
13 27 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (2.73%) Hadoop
15 22 (2.31%) Big Data
16 21 (2.21%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
19 15 (1.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 13 (1.37%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 297 (31.20%) Visual Studio
2 291 (30.57%) Git (software)
3 275 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 164 (17.23%) Jenkins
5 126 (13.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 111 (11.66%) JIRA
7 90 (9.45%) Maven
8 89 (9.35%) Gradle
9 86 (9.03%) TeamCity
10 75 (7.88%) Ant
11 67 (7.04%) Selenium
12 64 (6.72%) NUnit
13 44 (4.62%) SpecFlow
14 35 (3.68%) Bitbucket
15 33 (3.47%) Cucumber
16 30 (3.15%) Subversion
17 26 (2.73%) WebDriver
18 25 (2.63%) JMeter
18 25 (2.63%) MSTest
18 25 (2.63%) SonarQube
General
1 278 (29.20%) Finance
2 65 (6.83%) Financial Institution
3 55 (5.78%) Marketing
4 40 (4.20%) Retail
5 31 (3.26%) Banking
6 22 (2.31%) Front Office
7 17 (1.79%) Back Office
8 12 (1.26%) Advertising
9 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.84%) Legal
11 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.53%) Games
13 4 (0.42%) Local Government
14 3 (0.32%) Automotive
14 3 (0.32%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 328 (34.45%) Developer
2 165 (17.33%) .NET Developer
3 153 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 137 (14.39%) C# Developer
5 108 (11.34%) Architect
6 75 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
7 71 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 67 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 63 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 60 (6.30%) Analyst
11 52 (5.46%) Consultant
12 48 (5.04%) Azure Developer
13 46 (4.83%) Software Engineer
14 44 (4.62%) Software Developer
15 43 (4.52%) Azure Consultant
16 39 (4.10%) Azure Architect
17 36 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
17 36 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
18 35 (3.68%) Test Analyst
19 33 (3.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (65.86%) .NET
2 224 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 205 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 168 (17.65%) CSS
5 162 (17.02%) .NET Framework
6 161 (16.91%) HTML
7 157 (16.49%) AngularJS
8 140 (14.71%) .NET Core
9 134 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (12.61%) React
11 109 (11.45%) Entity Framework
12 99 (10.40%) jQuery
13 94 (9.87%) Web Services
14 82 (8.61%) JSON
15 71 (7.46%) REST
15 71 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 68 (7.14%) RESTful
17 64 (6.72%) WCF
18 62 (6.51%) SOAP
19 52 (5.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 83 (8.72%) Enterprise Software
3 70 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (5.88%) User Experience
6 48 (5.04%) N-Tier
7 45 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (3.99%) Fintech
9 36 (3.78%) Management Information System
9 36 (3.78%) Mobile App
10 29 (3.05%) Public Cloud
11 24 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.68%) IVR
14 10 (1.05%) Wiki
15 9 (0.95%) Cloud Native
15 9 (0.95%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 134 (14.08%) Windows
2 68 (7.14%) Linux
3 58 (6.09%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.73%) Windows 10
5 22 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 17 (1.79%) Android
9 8 (0.84%) Unix
10 7 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.63%) VMS
12 5 (0.53%) CentOS
13 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.21%) Debian
13 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (37.18%) DevOps
3 232 (24.37%) MVC
4 217 (22.79%) Test Automation
5 200 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
6 173 (18.17%) SDLC
7 168 (17.65%) Scrum
8 163 (17.12%) TDD
9 138 (14.50%) Microservices
10 128 (13.45%) Configuration Management
11 121 (12.71%) Mentoring
12 112 (11.76%) Waterfall
13 103 (10.82%) OO
14 94 (9.87%) SOA
15 93 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 93 (9.77%) Deployment Automation
16 87 (9.14%) Analytics
17 85 (8.93%) BDD
17 85 (8.93%) Software Engineering
18 77 (8.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 563 (59.14%) C#
2 362 (38.03%) SQL
3 291 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 240 (25.21%) PowerShell
5 141 (14.81%) Python
6 106 (11.13%) T-SQL
7 92 (9.66%) Bash Shell
8 81 (8.51%) Ruby
9 74 (7.77%) Java
10 48 (5.04%) TypeScript
11 32 (3.36%) VB
12 22 (2.31%) C++
13 21 (2.21%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.10%) C
15 14 (1.47%) PHP
16 13 (1.37%) U-SQL
16 13 (1.37%) VB6
17 11 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.05%) Scala
19 8 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (10.40%) Degree
2 50 (5.25%) ISEB
3 40 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.74%) HND
10 6 (0.63%) MCSE
11 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.53%) MCSA
12 4 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.42%) MCAD
12 4 (0.42%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.42%) MCSD
12 4 (0.42%) PhD
13 2 (0.21%) MBA
13 2 (0.21%) MCP
13 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.92%) QA
2 33 (3.47%) GDPR
3 10 (1.05%) PMO
4 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 180 (18.91%) Docker
2 101 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 95 (9.98%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.58%) LXC
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 123 (12.92%) Puppet
2 111 (11.66%) Ansible
3 105 (11.03%) Kubernetes
4 51 (5.36%) Terraform
5 50 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.10%) HP ALM
7 13 (1.37%) Grafana
8 9 (0.95%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.53%) Kibana
10 5 (0.53%) logstash
10 5 (0.53%) SCOM
11 3 (0.32%) Salt
12 2 (0.21%) Ambari
12 2 (0.21%) Graphite
13 1 (0.11%) Nessus
13 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 470 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 102 (10.71%) VMware
3 67 (7.04%) Oracle
4 33 (3.47%) Nintex
5 32 (3.36%) Xamarin
6 27 (2.84%) Google
7 25 (2.63%) Atlassian
8 23 (2.42%) HP
9 18 (1.89%) SAP
10 17 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.47%) Databricks
11 14 (1.47%) New Relic
12 12 (1.26%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.26%) Splunk
12 12 (1.26%) Tableau
13 11 (1.16%) hybris
14 8 (0.84%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.84%) Telerik
14 8 (0.84%) Workday
15 7 (0.74%) Salesforce.com