Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Team Foundation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 192 115
Rank change year-on-year -2 -77 -22
Permanent jobs citing Team Foundation Server 178 205 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.61% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.19% 7.49% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 158 168 308
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £28,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Team Foundation Server 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 North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,475 2,737 2,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.02% 21.43% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,019 2,228 2,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,804 £29,638 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the North West.

Salary trend for Team Foundation Server in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the North West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Team Foundation Server in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Manchester -34 84 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Cheshire +9 63 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Merseyside +33 23 £35,000 -50.00% 5
Lancashire +12 8 £41,250 +16.20% 5
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server 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 North West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 130 (73.03%) .NET
2 128 (71.91%) C#
3 116 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (48.31%) SQL Server
5 81 (45.51%) Microsoft
6 77 (43.26%) Visual Studio
7 74 (41.57%) .NET Framework
8 71 (39.89%) SQL
9 67 (37.64%) TDD
10 63 (35.39%) Scrum
11 59 (33.15%) MVC
12 54 (30.34%) ASP.NET
13 52 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (25.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
16 44 (24.72%) HTML
17 43 (24.16%) Git (software)
18 42 (23.60%) T-SQL
18 42 (23.60%) AngularJS
19 40 (22.47%) OO
19 40 (22.47%) Test Automation
20 37 (20.79%) CSS
21 36 (20.22%) Web Services
22 35 (19.66%) Decision-Making
23 33 (18.54%) Finance
24 32 (17.98%) WCF
25 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
26 29 (16.29%) Windows
27 28 (15.73%) Mentoring

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (7.30%) IIS
2 8 (4.49%) CMS
2 8 (4.49%) Sitefinity
3 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.81%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.25%) Confluence
5 4 (2.25%) Kentico
6 3 (1.69%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.25%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.74%) GitHub
3 10 (5.62%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.25%) Sage Pay
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Google Play
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) iTunes
6 1 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) Intranet
3 2 (1.12%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) MySQL
3 9 (5.06%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) OLAP
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.69%) SSDT
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 77 (43.26%) Visual Studio
2 43 (24.16%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (6.74%) JIRA
6 10 (5.62%) Selenium
7 9 (5.06%) Subversion
8 8 (4.49%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.93%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (2.25%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.12%) Log4j
13 2 (1.12%) Log4Net
13 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Marketing
2 6 (3.37%) Retail
3 5 (2.81%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Back Office
5 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Law
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (74.16%) Developer
2 80 (44.94%) .NET Developer
3 68 (38.20%) C# Developer
4 53 (29.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (23.03%) Software Developer
6 36 (20.22%) Senior Developer
7 26 (14.61%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (14.04%) C# Software Developer
9 22 (12.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (11.24%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (7.87%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 14 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (7.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (6.74%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 12 (6.74%) Senior C# Software Developer
14 10 (5.62%) Tester
15 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
15 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (73.03%) .NET
2 74 (41.57%) .NET Framework
3 54 (30.34%) ASP.NET
4 46 (25.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (24.72%) HTML
6 42 (23.60%) AngularJS
7 37 (20.79%) CSS
8 36 (20.22%) Web Services
9 32 (17.98%) WCF
10 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (14.61%) RESTful
12 22 (12.36%) jQuery
13 21 (11.80%) HTML5
14 19 (10.67%) Entity Framework
15 18 (10.11%) SOAP
16 15 (8.43%) XML
17 12 (6.74%) WPF
18 11 (6.18%) .NET Core
18 11 (6.18%) CSS3
19 10 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.30%) PMI
3 13 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.49%) User Experience
6 6 (3.37%) Fintech
6 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.29%) Windows
2 11 (6.18%) Linux
3 10 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.49%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.64%) TDD
3 63 (35.39%) Scrum
4 59 (33.15%) MVC
5 52 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (22.47%) OO
7 40 (22.47%) Test Automation
8 35 (19.66%) Decision-Making
9 28 (15.73%) Mentoring
10 22 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 20 (11.24%) BDD
12 18 (10.11%) SDLC
13 17 (9.55%) DevOps
14 16 (8.99%) Acceptance Criteria
15 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.43%) SOLID
16 14 (7.87%) Microservices
17 13 (7.30%) Time Management
18 12 (6.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 128 (71.91%) C#
2 71 (39.89%) SQL
3 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 42 (23.60%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 16 (8.99%) Java
7 14 (7.87%) TypeScript
8 13 (7.30%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.18%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.81%) PHP
11 3 (1.69%) COBOL
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.12%) JCL
12 2 (1.12%) Jython
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) Python
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
6 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.92%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.37%) Docker
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.18%) Puppet
2 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.12%) Ansible
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Sentry
3 2 (1.12%) Terraform
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.62%) Atlassian
2 10 (5.62%) VMware
3 9 (5.06%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.25%) HP
4 4 (2.25%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.69%) IBM
5 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) RedGate
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) PayPal
7 1 (0.56%) Sage