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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 19 May 2022 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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 305 362
Rank change year-on-year +123 +57 +31
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 3,444 914 792
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 1.01% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 2.65% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 570 550
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% +1.77% +7.62%

Virtual Team is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,048 34,516 34,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.30% 38.22% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32,447 23,388 26,826
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +102 2,312 £70,000 +7.69% 119
Work from Home +95 1,948 £70,000 +16.67% 48
UK excluding London +142 1,249 £70,000 +21.74% 62
London +33 1,214 £70,000 -3.45% 60
South East +84 410 £70,000 +33.33% 21
North of England +79 286 £70,000 +16.67% 18
North West +31 163 £70,000 +16.67% 9
South West +90 154 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Midlands 0 138 £52,500 -8.70% 10
Scotland +26 135 £79,375 +38.04% 4
Yorkshire +54 119 £70,000 +30.23% 6
East of England +1 100 £68,750 -5.17% 1
West Midlands +3 89 £67,500 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -21 49 £26,500 -50.70% 4
Wales -25 24 £70,000 +43.59% 1
North East -21 6 £78,750 +43.18% 3
Northern Ireland -14 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 1,432 (41.58%) Agile
2 1,172 (34.03%) Social Skills
3 1,117 (32.43%) Finance
4 949 (27.56%) DevOps
5 876 (25.44%) JavaScript
6 842 (24.45%) Software Engineering
7 824 (23.93%) Docker
8 797 (23.14%) Kubernetes
9 714 (20.73%) React
10 681 (19.77%) Games
11 675 (19.60%) User Experience
12 578 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
12 578 (16.78%) Scrum
13 573 (16.64%) Degree
14 548 (15.91%) AWS
15 537 (15.59%) Go
16 535 (15.53%) Java
17 510 (14.81%) TypeScript
18 506 (14.69%) Mentoring
19 490 (14.23%) Python
20 483 (14.02%) Full Stack Development
21 471 (13.68%) CSS
22 460 (13.36%) Microservices
23 450 (13.07%) SQL
23 450 (13.07%) HTML
24 449 (13.04%) Azure
25 440 (12.78%) Node.js
26 435 (12.63%) Computer Science
27 434 (12.60%) CI/CD
28 430 (12.49%) C#

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
1 117 (3.40%) Confluence
2 90 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (1.86%) Ethereum
4 54 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 47 (1.36%) SAS
6 39 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 30 (0.87%) Apache
8 29 (0.84%) CMS
9 26 (0.75%) Drupal
10 24 (0.70%) IIS
11 21 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.44%) OpenZeppelin
12 15 (0.44%) Sitefinity
13 9 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.26%) Geth
13 9 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.26%) SAP EP
14 8 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
15 6 (0.17%) Luigi
15 6 (0.17%) MetaMask
Applications
1 102 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.76%) Sketch
3 82 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 41 (1.19%) InVision
4 41 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.67%) Adobe XD
6 21 (0.61%) Marvel
7 18 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.29%) Campfire
11 8 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
12 6 (0.17%) Maple
13 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.15%) InDesign
13 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
13 5 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.38%) Shopify
5 11 (0.32%) R3 Corda
6 9 (0.26%) SAP APO
6 9 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.23%) SAP PM
7 8 (0.23%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.20%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.087%) BASE24
12 3 (0.087%) FLEXCUBE
12 3 (0.087%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.058%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 548 (15.91%) AWS
2 449 (13.04%) Azure
3 321 (9.32%) GitHub
4 287 (8.33%) SaaS
5 269 (7.81%) GCP
6 201 (5.84%) Serverless
7 150 (4.36%) Figma
8 125 (3.63%) Slack
9 101 (2.93%) PaaS
10 87 (2.53%) Heroku
11 83 (2.41%) Power Platform
12 77 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
13 60 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
14 53 (1.54%) Microsoft 365
15 50 (1.45%) GitHub Actions
16 48 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
17 45 (1.31%) OpenShift
18 43 (1.25%) Amazon S3
18 43 (1.25%) IaaS
19 41 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 176 (5.11%) Internet
2 44 (1.28%) DNS
3 42 (1.22%) Broadband
4 35 (1.02%) SAN
5 32 (0.93%) Firewall
6 22 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.52%) Modbus
8 16 (0.46%) DHCP
9 15 (0.44%) BGP
9 15 (0.44%) IPv6
9 15 (0.44%) MPLS
9 15 (0.44%) OSPF
10 14 (0.41%) VPN
10 14 (0.41%) Wireless
11 13 (0.38%) SMS
12 12 (0.35%) HTTP
12 12 (0.35%) WAN
12 12 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.32%) Bluetooth
13 11 (0.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
2 217 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 213 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 173 (5.02%) NoSQL
5 144 (4.18%) Redis
6 109 (3.16%) MySQL
7 80 (2.32%) Power BI
8 74 (2.15%) MongoDB
9 56 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (1.45%) Big Data
11 49 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 45 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (1.28%) Tableau
14 33 (0.96%) BigQuery
15 29 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 23 (0.67%) Flink
19 22 (0.64%) OLAP
20 21 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 363 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 221 (6.42%) JIRA
3 138 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 105 (3.05%) webpack
5 83 (2.41%) CircleCI
6 69 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 54 (1.57%) GitLab
7 54 (1.57%) Maven
8 51 (1.48%) Cypress.io
9 39 (1.13%) Browser DevTools
9 39 (1.13%) Selenium
10 38 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 37 (1.07%) Cucumber
12 33 (0.96%) RSpec
13 29 (0.84%) Babel
14 28 (0.81%) Mocha
14 28 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (0.58%) Gerrit
16 19 (0.55%) Vagrant
17 18 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 1,172 (34.03%) Social Skills
2 1,117 (32.43%) Finance
3 681 (19.77%) Games
4 411 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
5 304 (8.83%) Marketing
6 236 (6.85%) Banking
7 178 (5.17%) Influencing Skills
8 170 (4.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 141 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
9 141 (4.09%) Public Sector
10 140 (4.07%) Legal
11 113 (3.28%) Publishing
12 106 (3.08%) Law
13 99 (2.87%) Financial Institution
14 94 (2.73%) Retail
15 87 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 85 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
17 75 (2.18%) Back Office
18 72 (2.09%) Electronics
19 67 (1.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,094 (31.77%) Developer
2 461 (13.39%) Senior Developer
3 359 (10.42%) Software Engineer
4 189 (5.49%) Analyst
5 176 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 141 (4.09%) Architect
7 136 (3.95%) Software Developer
8 126 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 122 (3.54%) Designer
10 96 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 95 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 94 (2.73%) Backend Developer
13 89 (2.58%) Senior Software Developer
14 88 (2.56%) Project Manager
15 73 (2.12%) .NET Developer
16 72 (2.09%) Product Manager
17 69 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
18 65 (1.89%) C# Developer
19 64 (1.86%) React Developer
20 60 (1.74%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (20.73%) React
2 471 (13.68%) CSS
3 450 (13.07%) HTML
4 440 (12.78%) Node.js
5 362 (10.51%) .NET
6 274 (7.96%) REST
7 236 (6.85%) GraphQL
8 235 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 201 (5.84%) Spring
10 167 (4.85%) .NET Framework
11 161 (4.67%) Kafka
12 159 (4.62%) RESTful
13 140 (4.07%) Web Services
14 137 (3.98%) Spring Boot
15 136 (3.95%) Redux
16 129 (3.75%) AngularJS
17 120 (3.48%) Vue.js
18 117 (3.40%) ASP.NET
19 116 (3.37%) Sass
20 114 (3.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 675 (19.60%) User Experience
2 426 (12.37%) Greenfield Project
3 192 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
4 159 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 135 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 126 (3.66%) Blockchain
7 119 (3.46%) Cloud Native
8 115 (3.34%) Blog
9 114 (3.31%) Data Structures
10 91 (2.64%) NHS
11 85 (2.47%) Algorithms
12 76 (2.21%) Public Cloud
13 74 (2.15%) Web3
14 73 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 46 (1.34%) Data Centre
17 40 (1.16%) IoT
18 34 (0.99%) Graphic Design
19 33 (0.96%) Spread Betting
20 31 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 346 (10.05%) Linux
2 295 (8.57%) Windows
3 132 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 125 (3.63%) Android
5 101 (2.93%) Unix
6 44 (1.28%) VMS
7 33 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 21 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 20 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.52%) FreeRTOS
11 17 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.29%) Debian
13 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.15%) AIX
14 5 (0.15%) HPUX
14 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,432 (41.58%) Agile
2 949 (27.56%) DevOps
3 842 (24.45%) Software Engineering
4 578 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
4 578 (16.78%) Scrum
5 506 (14.69%) Mentoring
6 483 (14.02%) Full Stack Development
7 460 (13.36%) Microservices
8 435 (12.63%) Computer Science
9 434 (12.60%) CI/CD
10 359 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 341 (9.90%) Project Management
12 326 (9.47%) TDD
13 315 (9.15%) UX Design
14 305 (8.86%) Coaching
15 304 (8.83%) Virtual Team Management
16 302 (8.77%) SDLC
17 276 (8.01%) Analytics
18 231 (6.71%) Fintech
19 222 (6.45%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 876 (25.44%) JavaScript
2 537 (15.59%) Go
3 535 (15.53%) Java
4 510 (14.81%) TypeScript
5 490 (14.23%) Python
6 450 (13.07%) SQL
7 430 (12.49%) C#
8 255 (7.40%) Ruby
9 146 (4.24%) C++
10 112 (3.25%) C
11 111 (3.22%) ES6
12 102 (2.96%) Bash
13 83 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 78 (2.26%) PHP
15 76 (2.21%) Kotlin
16 75 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 75 (2.18%) T-SQL
17 61 (1.77%) Scala
18 55 (1.60%) Solidity
19 44 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 573 (16.64%) Degree
2 190 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 146 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 74 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 49 (1.42%) Master's Degree
5 49 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (0.84%) AWS Certification
7 23 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.49%) CISSP
9 17 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.44%) CCIE
10 15 (0.44%) PMP
11 13 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.38%) MBA
12 10 (0.29%) CCIE Service Provider
13 9 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.23%) CISM
14 8 (0.23%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (8.83%) QA
2 99 (2.87%) Accessibility
3 72 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 61 (1.77%) CDISC
5 57 (1.66%) GDPR
6 49 (1.42%) SLA
7 28 (0.81%) WCAG
8 23 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 18 (0.52%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.41%) COBIT
11 13 (0.38%) SOC 2
12 12 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (0.35%) PMO
13 11 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.29%) NIST
15 6 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
16 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
17 3 (0.087%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.087%) NIST 800
System Software
1 824 (23.93%) Docker
2 80 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.61%) Firmware
5 9 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.15%) LXC
9 2 (0.058%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.058%) XenApp
9 2 (0.058%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.029%) HDFS
10 1 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 797 (23.14%) Kubernetes
2 235 (6.82%) Terraform
3 106 (3.08%) Ansible
4 33 (0.96%) Kibana
5 29 (0.84%) logstash
6 25 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 22 (0.64%) Puppet
8 17 (0.49%) Grafana
8 17 (0.49%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.44%) Packer
11 12 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
11 12 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.29%) Mesos
12 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.20%) Graylog
14 7 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.20%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 357 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 259 (7.52%) Google
3 115 (3.34%) NEC
4 105 (3.05%) Oracle
5 79 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (2.26%) Bloomberg
7 77 (2.24%) ANSYS
8 66 (1.92%) SAP
9 57 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 55 (1.60%) Northgate
11 53 (1.54%) Splunk
12 52 (1.51%) TOWER Software
13 49 (1.42%) Adobe
14 45 (1.31%) IBM
14 45 (1.31%) VMware
15 40 (1.16%) Atlassian
16 37 (1.07%) Sage
17 29 (0.84%) YouTube
18 28 (0.81%) Dataiku
18 28 (0.81%) Refinitiv