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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / North West
Rank 235 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -22.85% -4.54%  

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 1250 1209 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.62% 21.26% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1055 1005
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the North West

Visual Studio Team System
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 Visual Studio Team System within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 10 £27,500 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) PlanetPress Connect
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) NuGet
5 5 (35.71%) Gradle
5 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Publishing
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Ant
6 4 (28.57%) PaaS

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related 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 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Gradle
2 5 (35.71%) NuGet
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
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
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%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
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
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
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%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) AppDynamics
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow