Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Team (including Distributed Team, Remote Team, Dispersed Team)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 444 416
Rank change year-on-year +69 -28 -56
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,433 1,250 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.60% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 971 767 1,014
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

Virtual Team is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76,126 78,002 88,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.51% 43.66% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58,808 60,696 71,988
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,341 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Team.

Salary trend for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
England +59 1,287 £58,250 -2.92% 168
London +64 742 £67,500 -6.90% 81
UK excluding London +13 627 £50,000 -9.09% 103
South East -11 157 £52,500 -12.50% 37
North of England +68 156 £52,500 +5.00% 14
North West +34 98 £49,000 -2.00% 8
Scotland +18 90 £45,000 -21.74% 6
Midlands -29 87 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South West +4 70 £60,000 +9.09% 8
West Midlands +31 65 £50,000 -9.09% 19
East of England -8 61 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Yorkshire +54 48 £55,000 +37.50% 5
East Midlands -30 22 £52,500 -3.23% 2
Wales +20 12 £60,000 +150.00% 4
North East -22 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northern Ireland -21 2 £52,500 -23.64% 6

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Team 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 with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 548 (38.24%) Finance
2 533 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (22.19%) Virtual Team Management
4 289 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
5 267 (18.63%) Project Management
6 265 (18.49%) SQL
7 253 (17.66%) Java
8 232 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
9 229 (15.98%) Degree
10 216 (15.07%) Microsoft
11 203 (14.17%) Python
12 195 (13.61%) Linux
13 175 (12.21%) Marketing
14 169 (11.79%) Banking
15 168 (11.72%) Scrum
16 163 (11.37%) Test Automation
17 158 (11.03%) ITIL
18 157 (10.96%) Windows
19 152 (10.61%) DevOps
20 150 (10.47%) Software Engineering
21 147 (10.26%) Oracle
22 139 (9.70%) C#
22 139 (9.70%) Analytics
23 138 (9.63%) JavaScript
24 133 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
24 133 (9.28%) TDD
25 128 (8.93%) Risk Management
25 128 (8.93%) HTML
26 126 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
27 123 (8.58%) Presales

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 64 (4.47%) CMS
2 58 (4.05%) MQSeries
3 49 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 44 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 32 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 29 (2.02%) MS Exchange
7 28 (1.95%) Confluence
8 24 (1.67%) Documentum
9 22 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 20 (1.40%) Ethereum
10 20 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (1.33%) Apache
12 17 (1.19%) Drupal
13 13 (0.91%) LiveLink
14 12 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.84%) NServiceBus
14 12 (0.84%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 78 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (4.47%) Microsoft Project
3 51 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 37 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (0.49%) HipChat
7 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) InVision
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.070%) GIMP
9 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (2.93%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (0.70%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.28%) Magento
7 4 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.21%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.91%) SaaS
4 49 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (3.28%) Office 365
6 27 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.19%) IaaS
8 14 (0.98%) npm
9 11 (0.77%) GitHub
9 11 (0.77%) PaaS
10 10 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.63%) Slack
12 8 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.49%) Serverless
14 6 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.42%) Linode
15 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.37%) Firewall
2 69 (4.82%) WAN
3 62 (4.33%) Internet
4 46 (3.21%) LAN
5 35 (2.44%) HTTP
5 35 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 30 (2.09%) Network Security
7 23 (1.61%) VPN
8 18 (1.26%) SAN
9 16 (1.12%) VoIP
10 15 (1.05%) DNS
11 14 (0.98%) Skype
12 11 (0.77%) Unified Communications
13 10 (0.70%) Broadband
13 10 (0.70%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.70%) Value-Added Service
14 9 (0.63%) 5G
15 8 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
15 8 (0.56%) Intranet
15 8 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (8.37%) Big Data
2 119 (8.30%) NoSQL
3 118 (8.23%) Relational Database
4 101 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (6.28%) SQL Server
6 79 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 58 (4.05%) Bigtable
8 49 (3.42%) Blockchain
9 43 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 43 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 42 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (2.72%) RDBMS
12 35 (2.44%) MySQL
13 34 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (1.74%) HBase
15 22 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.47%) DB2
17 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 90 (6.28%) JIRA
2 84 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 45 (3.14%) Subversion
5 39 (2.72%) Maven
6 36 (2.51%) JUnit
6 36 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 32 (2.23%) Selenium
8 26 (1.81%) gulp
9 21 (1.47%) Gradle
10 19 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.05%) Grunt
12 14 (0.98%) CMake
13 13 (0.91%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.70%) Mockito
16 9 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.63%) Sahi
16 9 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 548 (38.24%) Finance
2 175 (12.21%) Marketing
3 169 (11.79%) Banking
4 114 (7.96%) Telecoms
5 103 (7.19%) Investment Banking
6 68 (4.75%) Retail
7 52 (3.63%) Back Office
8 50 (3.49%) Financial Institution
9 41 (2.86%) Manufacturing
10 33 (2.30%) Legal
11 26 (1.81%) Advertising
12 25 (1.74%) Billing
13 23 (1.61%) Electronics
14 22 (1.54%) Law
15 19 (1.33%) Front Office
16 17 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (1.12%) French Language
18 15 (1.05%) Games
18 15 (1.05%) German Language
19 14 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 254 (17.73%) Developer
2 155 (10.82%) Analyst
3 142 (9.91%) Architect
4 116 (8.09%) Project Manager
5 76 (5.30%) Business Analyst
6 66 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
7 59 (4.12%) IT Manager
8 58 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
9 57 (3.98%) Consultant
9 57 (3.98%) Java Developer
10 44 (3.07%) Technical Manager
11 36 (2.51%) Service Manager
12 35 (2.44%) Junior
13 32 (2.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 32 (2.23%) Technical Delivery Manager
14 31 (2.16%) E-Commerce Manager
14 31 (2.16%) Software Engineer
15 30 (2.09%) Product Manager
15 30 (2.09%) Programme Manager
15 30 (2.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.93%) HTML
2 100 (6.98%) CSS
2 100 (6.98%) XML
3 82 (5.72%) REST
4 76 (5.30%) Middleware
5 73 (5.09%) .NET
6 58 (4.05%) XML Schema
7 56 (3.91%) Web Services
8 51 (3.56%) AngularJS
9 48 (3.35%) Spring
10 42 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
10 42 (2.93%) React
11 34 (2.37%) Kafka
12 26 (1.81%) WebSockets
13 25 (1.74%) ASP.NET
14 24 (1.67%) J2EE
15 23 (1.61%) HTML5
16 22 (1.54%) SOAP
17 19 (1.33%) jQuery
17 19 (1.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 232 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 104 (7.26%) User Experience
4 85 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 79 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 51 (3.56%) Fintech
7 44 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
8 39 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
10 31 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 30 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 28 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (1.88%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.81%) Derivative
14 26 (1.81%) Equities
15 24 (1.67%) Life Science
16 22 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
17 21 (1.47%) Algorithms
17 21 (1.47%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 195 (13.61%) Linux
2 157 (10.96%) Windows
3 69 (4.82%) Unix
4 41 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.81%) Android
6 19 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.49%) Debian
10 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.35%) VMS
13 4 (0.28%) AIX
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (22.19%) Virtual Team Management
3 289 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
4 267 (18.63%) Project Management
5 168 (11.72%) Scrum
6 163 (11.37%) Test Automation
7 158 (11.03%) ITIL
8 152 (10.61%) DevOps
9 150 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 139 (9.70%) Analytics
11 133 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 133 (9.28%) TDD
12 128 (8.93%) Risk Management
13 126 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
14 123 (8.58%) Presales
15 118 (8.23%) SDLC
16 104 (7.26%) OO
17 99 (6.91%) E-Commerce
18 97 (6.77%) PRINCE2
19 92 (6.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (18.49%) SQL
2 253 (17.66%) Java
3 203 (14.17%) Python
4 139 (9.70%) C#
5 138 (9.63%) JavaScript
6 86 (6.00%) C++
7 58 (4.05%) C
7 58 (4.05%) Perl
7 58 (4.05%) XPath
8 52 (3.63%) Ruby
9 47 (3.28%) PHP
10 45 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 39 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.47%) Go
15 18 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.19%) ES6
17 16 (1.12%) VBA
18 15 (1.05%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 229 (15.98%) Degree
2 35 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.37%) PMP
4 29 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 21 (1.47%) MCSE
9 19 (1.33%) CISSP
10 16 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 15 (1.05%) MCITP
12 14 (0.98%) APMP
12 14 (0.98%) CCNP
12 14 (0.98%) Postgraduate
13 13 (0.91%) CISM
13 13 (0.91%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.77%) CCDP
15 10 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.23%) QA
2 82 (5.72%) SLA
3 45 (3.14%) GDPR
4 34 (2.37%) PMO
5 33 (2.30%) PCI DSS
6 26 (1.81%) MiFID
7 15 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.42%) COBIT
10 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.28%) GCP
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (3.14%) Docker
1 45 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.19%) XenApp
5 12 (0.84%) vSphere
6 10 (0.70%) HDFS
7 8 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.42%) Xen
10 5 (0.35%) KVM
11 3 (0.21%) NFS
11 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.14%) pfSense
12 2 (0.14%) Samba
12 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 2 (0.14%) zsh
13 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (2.37%) Ansible
2 32 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.54%) Terraform
4 19 (1.33%) Puppet
5 13 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.91%) SCCM
6 10 (0.70%) Mesos
7 9 (0.63%) Kibana
8 8 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.49%) Automic
9 7 (0.49%) Oozie
9 7 (0.49%) Salt
10 6 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.28%) Consul
11 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.28%) Nagios
11 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.28%) systemd
Vendors
1 216 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.26%) Oracle
3 91 (6.35%) SAP
4 57 (3.98%) VMware
5 49 (3.42%) Cisco
6 45 (3.14%) hybris
7 38 (2.65%) IBM
8 36 (2.51%) Google
9 35 (2.44%) Citrix
10 32 (2.23%) ATG
10 32 (2.23%) Sitecore
11 29 (2.02%) BT
12 27 (1.88%) OpenText
13 26 (1.81%) ServiceNow
14 24 (1.67%) Tableau
15 19 (1.33%) F5
16 18 (1.26%) Adobe
17 17 (1.19%) HP
17 17 (1.19%) Red Hat
18 15 (1.05%) NetApp