Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 465 483 651
Rank change year-on-year +18 +168 +148
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 331 447 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.48% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 2.58% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 275 391 218
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% -9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £36,550 £31,250 £32,175
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +27.91%

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 13,338 17,359 21,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.40% 20.52% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,679 13,947 17,684
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,463
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +4 120 £52,500 -8.70% 17
North of England +74 73 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Midlands +8 45 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Yorkshire +47 41 £48,750 +21.88% 8
West Midlands +27 40 £57,500 +15.00% 7
East of England +61 35 £52,500 +16.67% 6
South West +10 28 £47,500 +6.67% 8
North West +46 27 £45,000 -12.20% 8
Wales -4 18 £27,500 -52.17% 2
Scotland -8 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North East +15 5 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +12 5 £25,000 -42.20%
East Midlands +5 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Visual Studio Team System
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 242 (73.11%) Azure
2 213 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (61.63%) C#
4 169 (51.06%) Microsoft
5 168 (50.76%) DevOps
6 146 (44.11%) .NET
7 121 (36.56%) Scrum
8 112 (33.84%) SQL
9 111 (33.53%) SQL Server
10 102 (30.82%) JavaScript
11 101 (30.51%) Git (software)
12 90 (27.19%) Test Automation
13 89 (26.89%) Visual Studio
14 86 (25.98%) PowerShell
15 85 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 83 (25.08%) AWS
17 75 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (22.36%) Finance
19 72 (21.75%) HTML
20 71 (21.45%) CSS
21 68 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
22 65 (19.64%) Web Services
23 62 (18.73%) Java
23 62 (18.73%) .NET Framework
24 60 (18.13%) MVC
25 58 (17.52%) JIRA
25 58 (17.52%) Unit Testing
26 56 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
27 53 (16.01%) Windows
28 52 (15.71%) SDLC

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 26 (7.85%) Confluence
2 17 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.53%) IIS
4 9 (2.72%) CMS
4 9 (2.72%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.81%) Apache
8 5 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) nginx
11 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.60%) InVision
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.60%) Sketch
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 242 (73.11%) Azure
2 83 (25.08%) AWS
3 35 (10.57%) Power Platform
4 33 (9.97%) IaaS
5 32 (9.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 28 (8.46%) PaaS
7 24 (7.25%) SaaS
7 24 (7.25%) Serverless
8 23 (6.95%) Dynamics 365
8 23 (6.95%) Office 365
9 20 (6.04%) GCP
10 11 (3.32%) Azure Functions
11 9 (2.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 8 (2.42%) BrowserStack
12 8 (2.42%) GitHub
13 7 (2.11%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.11%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.51%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (1.51%) iPaaS
15 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.63%) Firewall
2 11 (3.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.60%) BGP
3 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) MQTT
3 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.60%) OSPF
3 2 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 45 (13.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (9.97%) Power BI
5 33 (9.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (4.23%) Big Data
9 13 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 12 (3.63%) Redis
10 12 (3.63%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.02%) QlikView
12 6 (1.81%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.81%) MySQL
13 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2017
15 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (30.51%) Git (software)
2 89 (26.89%) Visual Studio
3 85 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (17.52%) JIRA
5 50 (15.11%) Selenium
6 48 (14.50%) Jenkins
7 39 (11.78%) TeamCity
8 31 (9.37%) SpecFlow
9 27 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (4.83%) JMeter
10 16 (4.83%) SoapUI
11 15 (4.53%) WebDriver
12 14 (4.23%) Hudson
13 13 (3.93%) MSTest
13 13 (3.93%) Postman
14 11 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (3.32%) Cucumber
15 9 (2.72%) GitLab
16 7 (2.11%) Maven
16 7 (2.11%) Protractor
General
1 74 (22.36%) Finance
2 27 (8.16%) Retail
3 20 (6.04%) Public Sector
4 15 (4.53%) Marketing
5 11 (3.32%) Legal
6 6 (1.81%) Retail Finance
7 4 (1.21%) Local Government
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 74 (22.36%) Developer
2 54 (16.31%) Analyst
3 35 (10.57%) Technical Leader
4 31 (9.37%) Architect
5 28 (8.46%) Test Analyst
6 24 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 23 (6.95%) QA Engineer
8 19 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.14%) Consultant
9 17 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.83%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.53%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.53%) Tester
12 14 (4.23%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 14 (4.23%) Senior QA Engineer
13 13 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (3.93%) Web Developer
14 12 (3.63%) Automation Test Analyst
14 12 (3.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (44.11%) .NET
2 72 (21.75%) HTML
3 71 (21.45%) CSS
4 65 (19.64%) Web Services
5 62 (18.73%) .NET Framework
6 56 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 51 (15.41%) AngularJS
8 46 (13.90%) ASP.NET
9 41 (12.39%) REST
10 39 (11.78%) Entity Framework
10 39 (11.78%) SOAP
11 36 (10.88%) jQuery
12 32 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (8.76%) RESTful
14 28 (8.46%) WCF
15 27 (8.16%) JSON
16 24 (7.25%) .NET Core
16 24 (7.25%) Sass
17 23 (6.95%) Node.js
17 23 (6.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.04%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.42%) User Experience
8 7 (2.11%) Wiki
9 6 (1.81%) NHS
10 5 (1.51%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.51%) Social Media
11 4 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.21%) PMI
11 4 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.01%) Windows
2 27 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.44%) Linux
3 18 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.60%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (50.76%) DevOps
3 121 (36.56%) Scrum
4 90 (27.19%) Test Automation
5 75 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
7 60 (18.13%) MVC
8 58 (17.52%) Unit Testing
9 52 (15.71%) SDLC
10 51 (15.41%) TDD
11 48 (14.50%) Mentoring
12 45 (13.60%) OO
13 38 (11.48%) BDD
13 38 (11.48%) Test Scripting
14 35 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 34 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (9.67%) Kanban
18 30 (9.06%) Computer Science
18 30 (9.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 204 (61.63%) C#
2 112 (33.84%) SQL
3 102 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 86 (25.98%) PowerShell
5 62 (18.73%) Java
6 31 (9.37%) Python
7 25 (7.55%) TypeScript
8 24 (7.25%) X++
9 20 (6.04%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.53%) VB
11 10 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.02%) F#
11 10 (3.02%) Ruby
12 9 (2.72%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.42%) ES6
14 7 (2.11%) C++
14 7 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.81%) Go
16 4 (1.21%) Groovy
17 3 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (15.41%) Degree
2 31 (9.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (5.74%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.23%) ISEB
6 10 (3.02%) MCSE
7 6 (1.81%) RHCE
8 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.80%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) GDPR
2 5 (1.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.60%) WCAG
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.99%) Docker
3 14 (4.23%) DFS Replication
4 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.51%) LXC
5 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 18 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.83%) Ansible
3 14 (4.23%) SCCM
4 13 (3.93%) Terraform
5 8 (2.42%) Puppet
6 6 (1.81%) Mesos
6 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.91%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.60%) Grafana
8 2 (0.60%) Kibana
8 2 (0.60%) MOM
8 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 169 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.32%) Atlassian
2 11 (3.32%) Tableau
3 8 (2.42%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.11%) HP
4 7 (2.11%) VMware
5 6 (1.81%) Oracle
5 6 (1.81%) RedGate
5 6 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.51%) Cisco
7 4 (1.21%) Brightcove
7 4 (1.21%) Optimizely
7 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe
8 3 (0.91%) Telerik
8 3 (0.91%) Veeam
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix
9 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.60%) NEC
9 2 (0.60%) Symantec