Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 357 355 379
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +51
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 503 1,250 1,427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.88% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.27% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 439 771 1,021
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

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 24,376 55,176 66,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.25% 38.89% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18,917 41,342 50,889
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team.

Salary trend for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Team over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 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
England -1 451 £65,000 - 49
UK excluding London +52 241 £55,000 - 28
London -33 216 £75,000 +7.14% 21
South East +115 82 £67,500 +8.00% 7
Work from Home +59 79 £58,750 -17.54% 8
North of England +103 56 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Midlands +31 41 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire +140 30 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West +58 26 £55,000 -19.12% 1
East Midlands +49 24 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +62 22 £50,000 -13.04% 5
South West +113 17 £50,500 -12.17% 5
Scotland +60 17 £47,500 +5.18%
West Midlands +34 17 £54,152 +20.34% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 -
Wales +22 2 £40,000 +18.52% 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 250 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (31.01%) Finance
3 135 (26.84%) Degree
4 103 (20.48%) Virtual Team Management
5 99 (19.68%) AWS
6 98 (19.48%) SQL
7 88 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 83 (16.50%) Java
9 79 (15.71%) Project Management
10 78 (15.51%) Scrum
11 77 (15.31%) DevOps
12 74 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 73 (14.51%) Test Automation
14 72 (14.31%) Python
15 70 (13.92%) .NET
16 69 (13.72%) Software Engineering
17 65 (12.92%) C#
18 62 (12.33%) QA
19 61 (12.13%) Azure
20 60 (11.93%) BDD
20 60 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
20 60 (11.93%) TDD
21 59 (11.73%) JavaScript
22 57 (11.33%) Presales
23 56 (11.13%) Git (software)
24 54 (10.74%) Kubernetes
25 53 (10.54%) Docker
25 53 (10.54%) ITIL
26 51 (10.14%) Microservices
27 49 (9.74%) Analytics

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 15 (2.98%) Confluence
2 11 (2.19%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.19%) Apache
5 6 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.80%) JBoss
6 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.40%) Camunda
7 2 (0.40%) Mule
7 2 (0.40%) nginx
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (0.40%) WildFly
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.60%) Blender
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.20%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.40%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.20%) Actimize
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 99 (19.68%) AWS
2 61 (12.13%) Azure
3 46 (9.15%) SaaS
4 38 (7.55%) GCP
5 23 (4.57%) Office 365
6 21 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (3.18%) PaaS
8 15 (2.98%) OpenShift
8 15 (2.98%) Serverless
9 12 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (2.19%) Amazon EKS
10 11 (2.19%) IaaS
11 10 (1.99%) Slack
12 9 (1.79%) npm
13 8 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.59%) GitHub
14 7 (1.39%) Heroku
14 7 (1.39%) Logic Apps
15 6 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.58%) WAN
2 12 (2.39%) Firewall
3 10 (1.99%) Network Security
4 7 (1.39%) MPLS
4 7 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.19%) LAN
5 6 (1.19%) Skype
6 5 (0.99%) FTP
6 5 (0.99%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.99%) VoIP
6 5 (0.99%) Wireless
7 4 (0.80%) PBX
7 4 (0.80%) WebEx
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.60%) SAN
8 3 (0.60%) WLAN
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.40%) Internet
9 2 (0.40%) NX-OS
9 2 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.96%) Relational Database
2 34 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.96%) Big Data
4 29 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.78%) MySQL
8 13 (2.58%) SAP HANA
9 12 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.39%) Blockchain
9 12 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.39%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.99%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.79%) HBase
12 8 (1.59%) JasperReports
12 8 (1.59%) Redis
13 7 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
13 7 (1.39%) Looker
13 7 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 56 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.54%) Selenium
3 39 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.56%) JIRA
5 21 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 21 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 21 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 18 (3.58%) webpack
7 14 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.58%) Maven
8 13 (2.58%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.99%) Grunt
9 10 (1.99%) gulp
9 10 (1.99%) NUnit
10 9 (1.79%) JUnit
10 9 (1.79%) Mocha
10 9 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.79%) TestCafe
11 8 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.39%) Gradle
General
1 156 (31.01%) Finance
2 40 (7.95%) Marketing
3 36 (7.16%) Banking
4 35 (6.96%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.56%) Public Sector
6 28 (5.57%) Telecoms
7 22 (4.37%) Games
7 22 (4.37%) Retail
8 18 (3.58%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.78%) Front Office
10 12 (2.39%) Back Office
10 12 (2.39%) Legal
11 11 (2.19%) Electronics
12 6 (1.19%) Publishing
13 5 (0.99%) Advertising
13 5 (0.99%) Law
13 5 (0.99%) Local Government
14 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.80%) Police
15 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (20.87%) Developer
2 48 (9.54%) Architect
3 30 (5.96%) Analyst
4 27 (5.37%) Project Manager
5 26 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 18 (3.58%) Service Manager
8 17 (3.38%) IT Manager
8 17 (3.38%) Lead Developer
8 17 (3.38%) Team Leader
9 16 (3.18%) Senior Developer
10 15 (2.98%) Java Developer
10 15 (2.98%) Senior Manager
10 15 (2.98%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (2.58%) SAP Manager
11 13 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.39%) Angular Developer
12 12 (2.39%) Consultant
12 12 (2.39%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.92%) .NET
2 40 (7.95%) React
3 33 (6.56%) AngularJS
4 32 (6.36%) Node.js
5 28 (5.57%) HTML
6 24 (4.77%) CSS
7 23 (4.57%) SOAP
8 22 (4.37%) Gherkin
9 21 (4.17%) React Native
10 19 (3.78%) .NET Core
10 19 (3.78%) ASP.NET
10 19 (3.78%) Vue.js
10 19 (3.78%) Web Services
11 17 (3.38%) Redux
12 13 (2.58%) RESTful
12 13 (2.58%) Sass
13 12 (2.39%) Angular 2
13 12 (2.39%) Kafka
13 12 (2.39%) REST
14 11 (2.19%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.36%) Cloud Native
2 32 (6.36%) User Experience
3 29 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.18%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.19%) Replication
11 10 (1.99%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.99%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.79%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.39%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.99%) AS400
14 5 (0.99%) Derivative
14 5 (0.99%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.15%) Linux
2 39 (7.75%) Windows
3 27 (5.37%) Unix
4 18 (3.58%) Android
5 17 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.78%) VMS
7 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (20.48%) Virtual Team Management
3 79 (15.71%) Project Management
4 78 (15.51%) Scrum
5 77 (15.31%) DevOps
6 74 (14.71%) Computer Science
7 73 (14.51%) Test Automation
8 69 (13.72%) Software Engineering
9 60 (11.93%) BDD
9 60 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (11.93%) TDD
10 57 (11.33%) Presales
11 53 (10.54%) ITIL
12 51 (10.14%) Microservices
13 49 (9.74%) Analytics
13 49 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (9.54%) Waterfall
15 46 (9.15%) Decision-Making
15 46 (9.15%) Mentoring
16 40 (7.95%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.48%) SQL
2 83 (16.50%) Java
3 72 (14.31%) Python
4 65 (12.92%) C#
5 59 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.15%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.57%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.58%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.38%) PHP
11 16 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.78%) Kotlin
13 12 (2.39%) Groovy
14 10 (1.99%) C
14 10 (1.99%) Ruby
14 10 (1.99%) Scala
15 8 (1.59%) Perl
16 6 (1.19%) C++
17 5 (0.99%) RPG III
17 5 (0.99%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 135 (26.84%) Degree
2 46 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.38%) PMP
7 16 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.58%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.39%) CCSP
9 7 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.60%) CCDP
12 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.40%) CCNA
13 2 (0.40%) ISEB
13 2 (0.40%) MBA
14 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.33%) QA
2 27 (5.37%) PMO
3 21 (4.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) GDPR
5 3 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) BS7799
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) GLBA
7 1 (0.20%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (10.54%) Docker
2 13 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (10.74%) Kubernetes
2 49 (9.74%) Terraform
3 29 (5.77%) Ansible
4 23 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.38%) Puppet
6 8 (1.59%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.60%) BMC Performance Manager
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.60%) SCCM
8 2 (0.40%) Control-M
8 2 (0.40%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.40%) Grafana
8 2 (0.40%) Kibana
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Oozie
8 2 (0.40%) Packer
8 2 (0.40%) SCOM
9 1 (0.20%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 88 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.36%) SAP
3 29 (5.77%) Google
4 26 (5.17%) Oracle
5 20 (3.98%) IBM
6 19 (3.78%) Cisco
7 16 (3.18%) VMware
8 12 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.39%) Splunk
9 8 (1.59%) Capita
9 8 (1.59%) JDA
9 8 (1.59%) Zend
10 7 (1.39%) BMC
11 6 (1.19%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.19%) NetApp
11 6 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.19%) Tableau
11 6 (1.19%) Workday
12 5 (0.99%) Remedy