Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 301 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +270
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 18 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.025% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
North West median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 -
% change year-on-year -8.57% - -

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 1,818 1,929 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.99% 23.73% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 1,624 1,317
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Cheadle - 4 - -
Altrincham - 3 - -
Bolton - 3 £37,500 -
Visual Studio Team System
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
7 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
8 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
8 4 (22.22%) Gradle
8 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) Ansible
8 4 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (22.22%) SDET
8 4 (22.22%) Codeship
8 4 (22.22%) GoCD
8 4 (22.22%) MSBuild
8 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) RESTful

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) IaaS
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) Codeship
2 4 (22.22%) GoCD
2 4 (22.22%) Gradle
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) MSBuild
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Telerik Test Studio
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Moq
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JSON
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) OOP
6 4 (22.22%) SDET
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cognizant
3 3 (16.67%) Telerik
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore