Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 358 391
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 383 1,173 1,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.21% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 416 817 938
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,150 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.08% +13.00% -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 18,921 53,183 64,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 38.90% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,258 40,286 49,608
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Top 17 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 31 October 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 -9 344 £65,000 -3.70% 81
London +53 199 £72,500 -3.33% 37
UK excluding London -26 144 £52,500 -7.08% 48
Work from Home +52 124 £60,000 -14.29% 24
North of England +110 42 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Midlands +24 37 £50,000 -16.67% 10
South East +68 25 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North West +76 24 £57,500 +4.55% 7
West Midlands +59 19 £50,000 -16.67% 8
East Midlands +22 18 £50,000 -16.67% 2
East of England +61 15 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Yorkshire +113 14 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Scotland +76 13 £50,000 +10.71% 4
South West +108 10 £47,500 -15.56% 6
North East +17 3 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wales +30 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 192 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (31.85%) Finance
3 92 (24.02%) AWS
4 81 (21.15%) Java
5 72 (18.80%) Python
5 72 (18.80%) Degree
6 71 (18.54%) Git (software)
7 70 (18.28%) DevOps
8 68 (17.75%) Software Engineering
9 67 (17.49%) SQL
10 59 (15.40%) JavaScript
11 56 (14.62%) TDD
11 56 (14.62%) Azure
11 56 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (14.10%) Virtual Team Management
13 53 (13.84%) Docker
14 51 (13.32%) C#
15 49 (12.79%) Microsoft
16 45 (11.75%) Linux
17 44 (11.49%) Node.js
18 43 (11.23%) .NET
19 42 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (10.70%) Jenkins
21 40 (10.44%) BDD
21 40 (10.44%) SaaS
22 39 (10.18%) QA
22 39 (10.18%) Scrum
23 38 (9.92%) GCP
24 37 (9.66%) JIRA
25 36 (9.40%) Test Automation

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 16 (4.18%) Confluence
2 15 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (1.57%) JBoss
4 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Fuse
4 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Mule
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.52%) Blender
6 2 (0.52%) GIMP
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.26%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Actimize
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.52%) SAP IBP
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 92 (24.02%) AWS
2 56 (14.62%) Azure
3 40 (10.44%) SaaS
4 38 (9.92%) GCP
5 20 (5.22%) IaaS
5 20 (5.22%) Serverless
6 14 (3.66%) PaaS
7 12 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.35%) npm
8 9 (2.35%) Office 365
9 7 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (1.57%) Boomi
11 5 (1.31%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (1.31%) Linode
11 5 (1.31%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.04%) Logic Apps
12 4 (1.04%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.09%) LAN
1 8 (2.09%) Network Security
2 7 (1.83%) WAN
3 6 (1.57%) Firewall
3 6 (1.57%) Internet
4 5 (1.31%) AMQP
4 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.04%) HTTP
5 4 (1.04%) Skype
5 4 (1.04%) SMTP
5 4 (1.04%) SNMP
5 4 (1.04%) WebEx
6 3 (0.78%) PBX
7 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.52%) VoIP
7 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.26%) MPLS
8 1 (0.26%) SSH
8 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.09%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.96%) Big Data
4 16 (4.18%) JasperReports
4 16 (4.18%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.18%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.09%) Blockchain
7 7 (1.83%) KDB
7 7 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (1.83%) Tableau
8 6 (1.57%) DB2
8 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.04%) Power BI
11 3 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.78%) Looker
11 3 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.70%) Jenkins
3 37 (9.66%) JIRA
4 17 (4.44%) Selenium
5 13 (3.39%) webpack
6 10 (2.61%) Maven
7 9 (2.35%) Mocha
8 8 (2.09%) Ant
8 8 (2.09%) NUnit
8 8 (2.09%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.09%) TestCafe
9 6 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.04%) GitLab
11 4 (1.04%) JUnit
11 4 (1.04%) Subversion
11 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 122 (31.85%) Finance
2 26 (6.79%) Public Sector
3 22 (5.74%) Manufacturing
3 22 (5.74%) Marketing
4 21 (5.48%) Banking
4 21 (5.48%) Games
5 17 (4.44%) Front Office
5 17 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.87%) Law
7 11 (2.87%) Retail
8 10 (2.61%) Electronics
9 7 (1.83%) Back Office
10 6 (1.57%) Legal
11 5 (1.31%) Advertising
12 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.04%) Publishing
13 3 (0.78%) French Language
13 3 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 126 (32.90%) Developer
2 39 (10.18%) Architect
3 31 (8.09%) Senior Developer
4 28 (7.31%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.22%) Analyst
5 20 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (4.18%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (3.66%) Software Manager
9 13 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.87%) Development Manager
11 11 (2.87%) Lead Developer
11 11 (2.87%) React Developer
11 11 (2.87%) Site Engineer
11 11 (2.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 10 (2.61%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.35%) Azure Architect
13 9 (2.35%) Engineering Manager
14 8 (2.09%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.49%) Node.js
2 43 (11.23%) .NET
3 35 (9.14%) React
4 22 (5.74%) CSS
5 21 (5.48%) HTML
6 20 (5.22%) .NET Core
7 18 (4.70%) Vue.js
8 17 (4.44%) EDI
8 17 (4.44%) Kafka
8 17 (4.44%) React Native
9 15 (3.92%) JSON
10 13 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.39%) Redux
10 13 (3.39%) RESTful
11 12 (3.13%) Sass
12 10 (2.61%) GatsbyJS
12 10 (2.61%) Gherkin
12 10 (2.61%) Web Services
13 9 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (2.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (8.09%) User Experience
3 29 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.70%) Cloud Native
5 18 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.66%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.13%) Fixed Income
8 12 (3.13%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.83%) Clustering
10 7 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.83%) Online Games
11 6 (1.57%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.57%) Replication
11 6 (1.57%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.75%) Linux
2 34 (8.88%) Unix
3 29 (7.57%) Android
4 24 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.74%) Windows
6 7 (1.83%) VMS
7 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.28%) DevOps
3 68 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 56 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (14.62%) TDD
5 54 (14.10%) Virtual Team Management
6 42 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (10.44%) BDD
8 39 (10.18%) Scrum
9 36 (9.40%) Test Automation
10 34 (8.88%) Analytics
11 33 (8.62%) Fintech
11 33 (8.62%) Microservices
11 33 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 31 (8.09%) Collaborative Working
12 31 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (7.83%) Mentoring
14 29 (7.57%) Project Management
15 27 (7.05%) Computer Science
16 25 (6.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.15%) Java
2 72 (18.80%) Python
3 67 (17.49%) SQL
4 59 (15.40%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.32%) C#
6 31 (8.09%) TypeScript
7 23 (6.01%) Kotlin
8 20 (5.22%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.70%) Shell Script
10 17 (4.44%) PHP
11 16 (4.18%) C++
12 14 (3.66%) C
13 13 (3.39%) Perl
14 12 (3.13%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.35%) Go
16 7 (1.83%) Groovy
16 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.57%) PHP 7
18 5 (1.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (18.80%) Degree
2 17 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.57%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.04%) CISSP
6 4 (1.04%) GIAC
6 4 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.04%) OSCP
6 4 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.78%) CISM
7 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.78%) PMP
8 2 (0.52%) CCNA
8 2 (0.52%) CFA
8 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.18%) QA
2 12 (3.13%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.04%) GDPR
5 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.78%) PMO
6 2 (0.52%) BS7799
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.52%) GLBA
6 2 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.26%) NIST
System Software
1 53 (13.84%) Docker
2 9 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.31%) Xen
4 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.79%) Terraform
3 24 (6.27%) Puppet
4 21 (5.48%) Ansible
5 15 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.57%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.31%) Salt
8 4 (1.04%) Grafana
9 3 (0.78%) Nagios
10 2 (0.52%) Control-M
10 2 (0.52%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.52%) SCOM
11 1 (0.26%) Consul
11 1 (0.26%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 49 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.27%) Google
3 19 (4.96%) Oracle
3 19 (4.96%) SAP
4 18 (4.70%) IBM
5 16 (4.18%) JDA
6 15 (3.92%) Cisco
6 15 (3.92%) VMware
7 12 (3.13%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.09%) Dell
8 8 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.83%) ION Trading
9 7 (1.83%) Splunk
10 6 (1.57%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.57%) NetApp
10 6 (1.57%) UiPath
10 6 (1.57%) WSO2
11 4 (1.04%) Avaya
12 3 (0.78%) BMC
12 3 (0.78%) Red Hat