Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 350 307 317
Rank change year-on-year -43 +10 +114
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 80 41 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.33% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 1.64% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 176
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £39,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,875 £63,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,740 2,499 5,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.79% 20.39% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,633 2,164 4,812
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the South East

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the South East.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the South East

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the South East

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -17 43 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Berkshire -30 22 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Buckinghamshire - 20 £37,500 -
Hampshire -72 12 £67,500 +8.00%
Surrey -28 10 £50,000 -2.44% 2
West Sussex -1 8 £43,000 +7.50% 2
East Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
Kent -27 3 £77,500 +47.62% 1
Oxfordshire -14 1 - -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 72 (90.00%) Azure
2 67 (83.75%) .NET
2 67 (83.75%) DevOps
3 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (66.25%) C#
5 44 (55.00%) Scrum
6 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
6 43 (53.75%) JIRA
7 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
8 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
9 31 (38.75%) SQL
10 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (36.25%) TDD
11 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
11 27 (33.75%) Web Services
11 27 (33.75%) VMS
12 26 (32.50%) SOAP
12 26 (32.50%) .NET Core
13 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
13 24 (30.00%) RESTful
13 24 (30.00%) PaaS
14 23 (28.75%) Performance Testing
14 23 (28.75%) QA
14 23 (28.75%) Azure Service Bus
15 22 (27.50%) Requirements Gathering
15 22 (27.50%) Docker
15 22 (27.50%) Analytics
15 22 (27.50%) Appium
15 22 (27.50%) Kubernetes
15 22 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (23.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 72 (90.00%) Azure
2 24 (30.00%) PaaS
3 23 (28.75%) Azure Service Bus
4 22 (27.50%) AWS
5 21 (26.25%) Azure App Service
5 21 (26.25%) SaaS
6 19 (23.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 19 (23.75%) Azure Storage
6 19 (23.75%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (23.75%) GitHub
6 19 (23.75%) IaaS
7 4 (5.00%) Azure Functions
7 4 (5.00%) Serverless
8 2 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (2.50%) NuGet
8 2 (2.50%) Pulumi
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.25%) GCP
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) DNS
1 19 (23.75%) Firewall
1 19 (23.75%) VPN
2 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.75%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (53.75%) JIRA
2 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
3 24 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 22 (27.50%) Appium
4 22 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (25.00%) Cypress.io
6 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
7 7 (8.75%) NUnit
7 7 (8.75%) Selenium
8 4 (5.00%) git-flow
8 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.00%) Maven
8 4 (5.00%) REST Assured
8 4 (5.00%) TestNG
8 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.50%) Postman
10 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 20 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 19 (23.75%) Organisational Skills
3 9 (11.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 19 (23.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 19 (23.75%) Lead Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Tester
8 4 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.00%) React Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (83.75%) .NET
2 27 (33.75%) Web Services
3 26 (32.50%) .NET Core
3 26 (32.50%) SOAP
4 24 (30.00%) RESTful
5 21 (26.25%) CSS
6 20 (25.00%) HTML
7 19 (23.75%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (23.75%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (15.00%) React
10 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.00%) ATL
10 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (10.00%) jQuery
10 8 (10.00%) JSF
11 7 (8.75%) REST
12 5 (6.25%) JSON
13 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
13 4 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) VMS
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (83.75%) DevOps
2 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (55.00%) Scrum
4 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (36.25%) TDD
5 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
6 23 (28.75%) Performance Testing
7 22 (27.50%) Analytics
7 22 (27.50%) Requirements Gathering
8 21 (26.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
8 21 (26.25%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (25.00%) ATDD
9 20 (25.00%) BDD
9 20 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 20 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 20 (25.00%) Stress Testing
9 20 (25.00%) Volume Testing
10 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) C#
2 31 (38.75%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.75%) ISEB
2 7 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Docker
2 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) LXC
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (27.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (2.50%) Terraform
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Cadence
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) New Relic