Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 474 447 844
Rank change year-on-year -27 +397 +268
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 705 987 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.67% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 3.36% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 583 813 245
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +18.81% +12.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%

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 23,721 29,417 33,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.24% 19.82% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,053 23,882 28,031
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,340 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.28% +0.68% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -96 277 £65,000 -7.14% 34
South East +68 189 £52,500 -12.50% 24
North of England +54 91 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Midlands -6 64 £55,000 +22.22% 18
West Midlands +19 53 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Yorkshire +9 50 £47,500 -9.52% 9
South West -17 45 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East of England +71 40 £55,000 +22.22% 9
North West +69 37 £42,000 -16.00% 7
East Midlands -10 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East +17 4 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 563 (79.86%) Azure
2 471 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (62.27%) DevOps
4 415 (58.87%) C#
5 393 (55.74%) Microsoft
6 337 (47.80%) .NET
7 287 (40.71%) Git (software)
8 255 (36.17%) SQL
9 245 (34.75%) Scrum
10 243 (34.47%) SQL Server
11 233 (33.05%) PowerShell
12 201 (28.51%) JavaScript
13 198 (28.09%) Visual Studio
14 167 (23.69%) Test Automation
14 167 (23.69%) AWS
15 166 (23.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 162 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
17 160 (22.70%) Finance
18 140 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
19 138 (19.57%) Docker
19 138 (19.57%) TDD
20 137 (19.43%) .NET Framework
21 130 (18.44%) HTML
22 124 (17.59%) JIRA
23 121 (17.16%) Windows
24 116 (16.45%) ASP.NET
24 116 (16.45%) CSS
25 115 (16.31%) Octopus Deploy
26 114 (16.17%) QA
27 110 (15.60%) Web 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 69 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 52 (7.38%) Confluence
3 51 (7.23%) IIS
4 23 (3.26%) CMS
5 20 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 15 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.99%) Apache
8 14 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.57%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) Drupal
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 563 (79.86%) Azure
2 167 (23.69%) AWS
3 89 (12.62%) PaaS
4 88 (12.48%) Power Platform
5 72 (10.21%) IaaS
6 66 (9.36%) Dynamics 365
7 62 (8.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (6.67%) SaaS
9 44 (6.24%) Serverless
10 34 (4.82%) Office 365
11 32 (4.54%) Azure Functions
12 22 (3.12%) PowerApps
13 21 (2.98%) GCP
14 18 (2.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 16 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
15 16 (2.27%) npm
16 14 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Flow
18 12 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (1.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.24%) Firewall
2 30 (4.26%) DNS
3 25 (3.55%) Internet
4 18 (2.55%) SSL
5 15 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.71%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.71%) VLAN
7 4 (0.57%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.43%) BGP
8 3 (0.43%) OSPF
9 2 (0.28%) FabricPath
10 1 (0.14%) DHCP
10 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 99 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (13.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (12.20%) Power BI
5 82 (11.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 62 (8.79%) NoSQL
7 52 (7.38%) Redis
8 51 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (4.26%) CouchDB
11 29 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (3.55%) Data Lake
12 25 (3.55%) Relational Database
12 25 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (3.26%) Cosmos DB
14 16 (2.27%) Big Data
15 15 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (2.13%) Hadoop
16 12 (1.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 287 (40.71%) Git (software)
2 198 (28.09%) Visual Studio
3 166 (23.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 124 (17.59%) JIRA
5 115 (16.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 88 (12.48%) Jenkins
7 78 (11.06%) TeamCity
8 62 (8.79%) Selenium
9 45 (6.38%) NUnit
10 43 (6.10%) SpecFlow
11 37 (5.25%) Jasmine
12 33 (4.68%) Karma Test Runner
13 30 (4.26%) WebDriver
14 25 (3.55%) GitLab
14 25 (3.55%) Hudson
15 23 (3.26%) MSTest
16 21 (2.98%) Chocolatey
16 21 (2.98%) SonarQube
17 19 (2.70%) Maven
17 19 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 160 (22.70%) Finance
2 47 (6.67%) Marketing
3 45 (6.38%) Retail
4 25 (3.55%) Public Sector
5 21 (2.98%) Front Office
6 19 (2.70%) Games
7 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.85%) Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Legal
9 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Local Government
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.28%) Fire and Rescue
12 2 (0.28%) Police
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (31.21%) Developer
2 97 (13.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (9.79%) .NET Developer
4 63 (8.94%) Consultant
5 57 (8.09%) C# Developer
6 51 (7.23%) Azure DevOps
7 50 (7.09%) Azure Engineer
8 49 (6.95%) Analyst
9 47 (6.67%) Architect
10 44 (6.24%) Senior Developer
10 44 (6.24%) Technical Leader
11 41 (5.82%) Azure Consultant
11 41 (5.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 36 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 34 (4.82%) Lead DevOps
13 34 (4.82%) QA Engineer
14 33 (4.68%) Lead Developer
15 29 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
16 28 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
17 27 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (47.80%) .NET
2 137 (19.43%) .NET Framework
3 130 (18.44%) HTML
4 116 (16.45%) ASP.NET
4 116 (16.45%) CSS
5 110 (15.60%) Web Services
6 93 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 87 (12.34%) REST
8 85 (12.06%) .NET Core
8 85 (12.06%) Entity Framework
9 79 (11.21%) React
10 58 (8.23%) JSON
11 57 (8.09%) jQuery
12 52 (7.38%) RESTful
13 51 (7.23%) AngularJS
13 51 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
14 49 (6.95%) SOAP
15 45 (6.38%) HTML5
16 44 (6.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 37 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 24 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.27%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.84%) Wiki
10 12 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.13%) PMI
11 8 (1.13%) User Experience
12 7 (0.99%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.85%) Blog
14 5 (0.71%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.71%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (17.16%) Windows
2 61 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 51 (7.23%) Linux
4 25 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 19 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.99%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.56%) Unix
9 8 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.71%) Android
11 5 (0.71%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.71%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (62.27%) DevOps
3 245 (34.75%) Scrum
4 167 (23.69%) Test Automation
5 162 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
7 138 (19.57%) TDD
8 108 (15.32%) Microservices
9 104 (14.75%) Unit Testing
10 98 (13.90%) MVC
10 98 (13.90%) SDLC
11 96 (13.62%) BDD
12 89 (12.62%) Deployment Automation
13 88 (12.48%) Mentoring
14 78 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (10.64%) Migration
16 70 (9.93%) Analytics
17 64 (9.08%) OO
17 64 (9.08%) Software Engineering
18 62 (8.79%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 415 (58.87%) C#
2 255 (36.17%) SQL
3 233 (33.05%) PowerShell
4 201 (28.51%) JavaScript
5 78 (11.06%) Java
6 55 (7.80%) T-SQL
7 44 (6.24%) Python
8 31 (4.40%) TypeScript
9 29 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.11%) X++
10 15 (2.13%) C
10 15 (2.13%) ES6
10 15 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.28%) Go
12 9 (1.28%) Ruby
13 8 (1.13%) VB
14 7 (0.99%) C++
14 7 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (14.04%) Degree
2 43 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.69%) ISTQB
5 24 (3.40%) MCSE
6 18 (2.55%) HND
7 11 (1.56%) ISEB
8 8 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.85%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.71%) RHCE
10 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.57%) MCSA
12 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (16.17%) QA
2 16 (2.27%) SLA
3 9 (1.28%) GDPR
4 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (19.57%) Docker
2 86 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.96%) Hyper-V
3 42 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.41%) LXC
5 9 (1.28%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.57%) KVM
8 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 2 (0.28%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 74 (10.50%) Kubernetes
2 57 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (6.10%) Terraform
4 39 (5.53%) Ansible
5 32 (4.54%) Puppet
6 12 (1.70%) SCCM
7 6 (0.85%) Mesos
8 5 (0.71%) Rancher
9 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.28%) Nessus
11 2 (0.28%) SCOM
11 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.28%) vRealize
12 1 (0.14%) Salt
12 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 393 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.81%) VMware
3 28 (3.97%) Atlassian
3 28 (3.97%) Citrix
4 18 (2.55%) Tableau
5 16 (2.27%) Google
6 15 (2.13%) Black Duck
6 15 (2.13%) Splunk
7 13 (1.84%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.70%) Telerik
9 10 (1.42%) ATG
9 10 (1.42%) Brightcove
9 10 (1.42%) Optimizely
10 9 (1.28%) HP
11 8 (1.13%) Nintex
12 7 (0.99%) Cisco
13 6 (0.85%) F5
14 5 (0.71%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle