Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 274 250 355
Rank change year-on-year -24 +105 +57
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 64 104 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.57% 0.82% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.52% 4.62% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 98 6
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% +82.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,875 £50,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £62,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +19.40% +11.67%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,819 2,252 2,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.25% 17.69% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 1,709 2,454
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,300 £64,733 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 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
West Midlands +5 53 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East Midlands -2 11 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 51 (79.69%) Azure
2 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 44 (68.75%) DevOps
3 38 (59.38%) C#
4 30 (46.88%) Visual Studio
5 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (39.06%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) .NET
8 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
10 18 (28.13%) Scrum
10 18 (28.13%) QA
10 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
11 17 (26.56%) Marketing
11 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
11 17 (26.56%) IaaS
12 15 (23.44%) Migration
12 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
13 14 (21.88%) HTML
13 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
13 14 (21.88%) Docker
14 13 (20.31%) AWS
15 12 (18.75%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (17.19%) Collaborative Working
16 11 (17.19%) PaaS
16 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (15.63%) Degree
17 10 (15.63%) Serverless

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 51 (79.69%) Azure
2 17 (26.56%) IaaS
3 13 (20.31%) AWS
4 12 (18.75%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (17.19%) PaaS
6 10 (15.63%) Azure Functions
6 10 (15.63%) Serverless
7 8 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 7 (10.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
9 6 (9.38%) CloudFront
10 4 (6.25%) Power Platform
11 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (3.13%) GitHub
11 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (3.13%) PowerApps
12 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Visual Studio
2 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) GitLab
3 7 (10.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (9.38%) MSTest
5 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.81%) JIRA
6 4 (6.25%) Hudson
6 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.69%) Selenium
7 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.13%) Subversion
9 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.56%) JMeter
9 1 (1.56%) Postman
9 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (26.56%) Marketing
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) Consultant
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.94%) JSON
6 6 (9.38%) jQuery
6 6 (9.38%) Node.js
6 6 (9.38%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.25%) REST
7 4 (6.25%) SOAP
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.69%) HTML5
8 3 (4.69%) Sass
8 3 (4.69%) Web Services
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) DevOps
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Scrum
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.44%) Migration
6 11 (17.19%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (14.06%) Change Management
7 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
7 9 (14.06%) Open Source
7 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.06%) Project Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (12.50%) Presales
8 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.94%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) X++
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.63%) Degree
3 9 (14.06%) HND
4 7 (10.94%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) IBM
2 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace