The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 - 257
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% - 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.068% - 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
North West median annual salary - - £20,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33%  

Visual Studio Team System is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1479 1073 1256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.57% 19.15% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2681 1949 2021
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the North West

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 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 Visual Studio Team System.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) NuGet
6 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Release Management
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Publishing
6 5 (35.71%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Gradle
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio Team System
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 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) NuGet
3 4 (28.57%) Gradle
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) Maven
5 2 (14.29%) Gatling
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (14.29%) The Grinder
5 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) Sage