Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 422 511 771
Rank change year-on-year +89 +260 +203
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 538 467 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.65% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 2.22% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 452 357 126
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,100 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £79,625 £71,000 £59,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -14.29%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16,679 21,018 20,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.06% 21.14% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12,997 17,255 17,524
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,175 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
South East +90 213 £55,000 +10.00% 32
Midlands +26 83 £55,000 +10.00% 29
North of England -2 73 £46,250 -8.87% 19
South West +62 69 £42,500 -4.56% 16
West Midlands +21 66 £55,000 +4.76% 24
Yorkshire -12 42 £45,000 -21.74% 11
East of England +73 35 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Scotland +21 27 £45,000 +2.86% 3
North West -2 24 £55,000 +41.94% 6
Wales +26 22 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Northern Ireland -6 18 £44,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +16 17 £45,000 +16.88% 5
North East +11 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 402 (74.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 344 (63.94%) DevOps
3 294 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (52.04%) .NET
5 275 (51.12%) C#
6 274 (50.93%) Microsoft
7 222 (41.26%) Git (software)
8 214 (39.78%) SQL
9 188 (34.94%) PowerShell
10 151 (28.07%) JavaScript
11 149 (27.70%) Scrum
12 144 (26.77%) SQL Server
13 143 (26.58%) Visual Studio
14 138 (25.65%) ASP.NET
15 134 (24.91%) Test Automation
16 129 (23.98%) Windows
17 126 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
18 125 (23.23%) Docker
19 108 (20.07%) Degree
19 108 (20.07%) CSS
20 104 (19.33%) Amazon AWS
21 103 (19.14%) Kubernetes
22 102 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
23 93 (17.29%) Computer Science
24 91 (16.91%) JIRA
25 90 (16.73%) Active Directory
26 86 (15.99%) MVC
26 86 (15.99%) Software Engineering
26 86 (15.99%) .NET Framework
27 82 (15.24%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 62 (11.52%) SharePoint
2 49 (9.11%) IIS
3 43 (7.99%) Confluence
4 24 (4.46%) CMS
5 20 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (3.53%) Apache
7 15 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.49%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.12%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.74%) nginx
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.19%) DNN
14 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 402 (74.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (19.33%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (14.31%) PaaS
4 75 (13.94%) IaaS
5 42 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (7.25%) Power Platform
7 37 (6.88%) Office 365
7 37 (6.88%) SaaS
8 34 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
9 33 (6.13%) GitHub
10 20 (3.72%) BPaaS
11 19 (3.53%) Azure Functions
11 19 (3.53%) Serverless
12 13 (2.42%) OpenShift
12 13 (2.42%) PowerApps
13 11 (2.04%) OneDrive
14 7 (1.30%) iPaaS
14 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Flow
14 7 (1.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.72%) Internet
2 11 (2.04%) BIG-IP
2 11 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (2.04%) FabricPath
2 11 (2.04%) VLAN
3 9 (1.67%) Firewall
4 5 (0.93%) Broadband
5 4 (0.74%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.56%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) ICMP
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 78 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (7.99%) Azure SQL Database
5 39 (7.25%) Power BI
6 25 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (4.09%) Data Lake
9 15 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.04%) MySQL
11 10 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.86%) HDInsight
12 9 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.67%) QlikView
13 8 (1.49%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.30%) Big Data
14 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 222 (41.26%) Git (software)
2 143 (26.58%) Visual Studio
3 91 (16.91%) JIRA
4 82 (15.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (9.48%) TeamCity
6 45 (8.36%) Jenkins
7 43 (7.99%) Selenium
8 40 (7.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (5.20%) SpecFlow
10 19 (3.53%) WebDriver
11 17 (3.16%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.23%) Fiddler
12 12 (2.23%) Mocha
13 11 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.67%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.30%) Chocolatey
16 6 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.12%) GitLab
16 6 (1.12%) MSTest
16 6 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (13.94%) Finance
2 39 (7.25%) Marketing
3 38 (7.06%) Retail
4 7 (1.30%) Legal
4 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.93%) Advertising
6 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.56%) Law
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 176 (32.71%) Developer
2 77 (14.31%) .NET Developer
3 53 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (8.92%) Architect
5 46 (8.55%) Analyst
6 41 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 41 (7.62%) Software Engineer
7 38 (7.06%) Software Developer
8 36 (6.69%) Cloud Architect
9 35 (6.51%) C# Developer
10 31 (5.76%) Azure Engineer
10 31 (5.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (5.02%) Azure Architect
13 26 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (4.83%) Team Leader
14 22 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
16 20 (3.72%) Technical Leader
17 19 (3.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (52.04%) .NET
2 138 (25.65%) ASP.NET
3 108 (20.07%) CSS
4 86 (15.99%) .NET Framework
5 78 (14.50%) HTML
6 77 (14.31%) .NET Core
7 72 (13.38%) React
8 69 (12.83%) JSON
9 58 (10.78%) AngularJS
10 56 (10.41%) REST
11 54 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (8.18%) Web Services
14 43 (7.99%) Sass
15 36 (6.69%) Entity Framework
16 33 (6.13%) Redux
17 30 (5.58%) HTML5
17 30 (5.58%) RESTful
18 27 (5.02%) jQuery
19 25 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.48%) Public Cloud
2 49 (9.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 35 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (2.79%) Blog
8 14 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.23%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.04%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.67%) User Experience
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.74%) Life Science
14 4 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 129 (23.98%) Windows
2 61 (11.34%) Linux
3 55 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.90%) Windows 8
7 20 (3.72%) Windows 10
7 20 (3.72%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.79%) CentOS
8 15 (2.79%) Ubuntu
9 14 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.04%) SUSE
11 8 (1.49%) Unix
12 7 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.12%) Android
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
14 1 (0.19%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (63.94%) DevOps
2 294 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (27.70%) Scrum
4 134 (24.91%) Test Automation
5 126 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (17.29%) Computer Science
8 86 (15.99%) MVC
8 86 (15.99%) Software Engineering
9 75 (13.94%) Microservices
10 74 (13.75%) Unit Testing
11 71 (13.20%) SDLC
11 71 (13.20%) TDD
12 60 (11.15%) Infrastructure as Code
13 56 (10.41%) BDD
14 53 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 51 (9.48%) Deployment Automation
16 48 (8.92%) Open Source
17 44 (8.18%) Analytics
17 44 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 275 (51.12%) C#
2 214 (39.78%) SQL
3 188 (34.94%) PowerShell
4 151 (28.07%) JavaScript
5 58 (10.78%) TypeScript
6 50 (9.29%) Python
7 47 (8.74%) Java
8 20 (3.72%) C++
9 15 (2.79%) Go
10 14 (2.60%) Ruby
10 14 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.42%) ES6
12 8 (1.49%) VB
12 8 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.93%) PHP
13 5 (0.93%) U-SQL
14 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 108 (20.07%) Degree
2 32 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (5.20%) HND
4 25 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.04%) MCSE
8 7 (1.30%) ISEB
9 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.37%) MCP
10 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.87%) QA
2 35 (6.51%) SLA
3 12 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.49%) GDPR
5 3 (0.56%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (23.23%) Docker
2 90 (16.73%) Active Directory
3 60 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (10.41%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.65%) XenApp
6 21 (3.90%) LXC
7 20 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (2.79%) VMware NSX
9 11 (2.04%) KVM
9 11 (2.04%) vSphere
10 6 (1.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.56%) HDFS
12 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 103 (19.14%) Kubernetes
2 27 (5.02%) Terraform
3 25 (4.65%) vCenter Server
4 22 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (3.90%) Puppet
6 19 (3.53%) Ansible
6 19 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (2.97%) SCCM
8 11 (2.04%) SCOM
8 11 (2.04%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.04%) vRealize
9 7 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.56%) Nessus
11 2 (0.37%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.37%) Mesos
11 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.19%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 274 (50.93%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.71%) VMware
3 37 (6.88%) Google
4 30 (5.58%) Citrix
5 16 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 15 (2.79%) Cisco
6 15 (2.79%) F5
7 14 (2.60%) Oracle
8 12 (2.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 8 (1.49%) HP
10 7 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.12%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.12%) Kofax
11 6 (1.12%) Micro Focus
11 6 (1.12%) SAP
11 6 (1.12%) Tableau
11 6 (1.12%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.93%) Informatica
12 5 (0.93%) Telerik