Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 109 103
Rank change year-on-year -68 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Team Foundation Server 228 329 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 2.76% 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.05% 13.67% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 185 306 352
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +4.64% -5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,775
90th Percentile £52,000 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2834 2406 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.55% 20.21% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2136 2218
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017. 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 -40 150 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Cheshire -59 62 £38,500 - 6
Lancashire -17 10 £35,500 +1.43% 2
Merseyside -10 5 £54,000 +66.15% 3
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 161 (70.61%) .NET
2 150 (65.79%) C#
3 140 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (60.53%) SQL Server
5 128 (56.14%) MVC
6 115 (50.44%) SQL
7 114 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 85 (37.28%) ASP.NET
9 80 (35.09%) Microsoft
10 76 (33.33%) Finance
11 74 (32.46%) .NET Framework
12 68 (29.82%) HTML
13 63 (27.63%) Scrum
14 62 (27.19%) JavaScript
15 60 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (25.88%) Web Services
17 57 (25.00%) jQuery
18 52 (22.81%) WCF
18 52 (22.81%) CSS
19 51 (22.37%) XML
19 51 (22.37%) Entity Framework
20 48 (21.05%) Test Automation
21 47 (20.61%) Windows
22 45 (19.74%) Degree
23 43 (18.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 38 (16.67%) AngularJS
25 36 (15.79%) SDLC
25 36 (15.79%) Ajax
25 36 (15.79%) Web Development
26 35 (15.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 21 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) IIS
3 6 (2.63%) CMS
4 5 (2.19%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (1.75%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) CICS
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) BASE24
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.19%) Office 365
5 4 (1.75%) PaaS
5 4 (1.75%) SaaS
6 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) Ethernet
1 11 (4.82%) RS-232
1 11 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) AMQP
2 2 (0.88%) FTP
2 2 (0.88%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) PBX
3 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (7.02%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (4.39%) MongoDB
10 10 (4.39%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.51%) MySQL
12 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.19%) Power BI
15 4 (1.75%) DTS
15 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (1.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 114 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 26 (11.40%) TeamCity
4 24 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.58%) Selenium
6 14 (6.14%) NUnit
7 13 (5.70%) MSI
7 13 (5.70%) MSTest
7 13 (5.70%) NuGet
7 13 (5.70%) WiX
8 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Blend
8 11 (4.82%) Subversion
9 9 (3.95%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.51%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.07%) JIRA
12 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.75%) FxCop
13 4 (1.75%) StyleCop
13 4 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 76 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Marketing
3 13 (5.70%) Banking
4 10 (4.39%) Retail
5 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.07%) Advertising
7 6 (2.63%) Law
8 5 (2.19%) Back Office
8 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.32%) Electronics
9 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.88%) Automotive
10 2 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 151 (66.23%) Developer
2 75 (32.89%) .NET Developer
3 59 (25.88%) C# Developer
4 49 (21.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (11.40%) Analyst
6 19 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 17 (7.46%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.02%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Test Analyst
10 13 (5.70%) Applications Developer
11 12 (5.26%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 9 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.95%) Software Analyst
14 9 (3.95%) Software Test Analyst
15 8 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (3.51%) Angular Developer
15 8 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (70.61%) .NET
2 85 (37.28%) ASP.NET
3 74 (32.46%) .NET Framework
4 68 (29.82%) HTML
5 60 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (25.88%) Web Services
7 57 (25.00%) jQuery
8 52 (22.81%) CSS
8 52 (22.81%) WCF
9 51 (22.37%) Entity Framework
9 51 (22.37%) XML
10 43 (18.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 36 (15.79%) Ajax
13 32 (14.04%) HTML5
14 24 (10.53%) CSS3
15 23 (10.09%) WPF
16 22 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 19 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.82%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.82%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 11 (4.82%) Internet of Things
4 11 (4.82%) User Experience
5 9 (3.95%) Replication
6 7 (3.07%) Fintech
6 7 (3.07%) iPad
7 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.63%) PlayStation
8 5 (2.19%) PMI
9 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.75%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (1.32%) Clustering
10 3 (1.32%) Life Science
11 2 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.61%) Windows
2 18 (7.89%) Linux
3 11 (4.82%) Mac OS
3 11 (4.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 9 (3.95%) Android
4 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (56.14%) MVC
3 63 (27.63%) Scrum
4 48 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 36 (15.79%) SDLC
5 36 (15.79%) Web Development
6 35 (15.35%) TDD
7 31 (13.60%) Unit Testing
8 30 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (10.09%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.65%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (9.65%) OO
12 20 (8.77%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.89%) Kanban
13 18 (7.89%) Software Testing
13 18 (7.89%) Waterfall
14 17 (7.46%) ETL
14 17 (7.46%) MVVM
15 15 (6.58%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 150 (65.79%) C#
2 115 (50.44%) SQL
3 62 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.89%) C++
6 16 (7.02%) C
7 15 (6.58%) Java
8 11 (4.82%) XAML
9 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.51%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.07%) PHP
11 7 (3.07%) VBA
12 6 (2.63%) VB
13 4 (1.75%) Python
13 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.88%) Clojure
15 2 (0.88%) F#
15 2 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (19.74%) Degree
2 15 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 14 (6.14%) ISEB
4 10 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.46%) SLA
2 13 (5.70%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.44%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) Kamailio
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.63%) Puppet
2 4 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.75%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 80 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.46%) Oracle
3 9 (3.95%) Google
4 7 (3.07%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.19%) DevExpress
5 5 (2.19%) Facebook
5 5 (2.19%) SAP
6 4 (1.75%) Adobe
6 4 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.75%) Telerik
6 4 (1.75%) VMware
6 4 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.32%) IBM
7 3 (1.32%) NetApp
7 3 (1.32%) Sun
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.44%) Sage