Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 289 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +271
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 23 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 0
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £31,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.11% - -
North West median annual salary £40,000 £31,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.98% -9.29% +55.56%

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,767 1,894 1,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.05% 24.19% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 1,619 1,245
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Manchester

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Manchester.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in Manchester

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Manchester

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Bolton +11 7 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 3 - -
Altrincham - 3 - - 1
Visual Studio Team System
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (43.48%) QA
2 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Testing
4 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Smoke Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) OOP

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) NUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (13.04%) Ant
4 3 (13.04%) Codeship
4 3 (13.04%) GoCD
4 3 (13.04%) Gradle
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) MSBuild
4 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
4 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.04%) Telerik Test Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Moq
6 1 (4.35%) MSTest
6 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.35%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) LINQ
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Exploratory Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Smoke Testing
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) SDET
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cognizant
3 3 (13.04%) Telerik
4 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Capita