Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 390 438 391
Rank change year-on-year +48 -47 -13
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,341 1,166 1,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.60% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 916 738 1,114
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,225
90th Percentile £96,875 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -5.66%

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 74,178 72,720 87,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.06% 42.62% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 57,669 58,525 71,127
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,873 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +34 1,200 £60,000 +4.35% 189
London +62 676 £70,000 -3.45% 85
UK excluding London +7 611 £51,000 -1.92% 109
North of England +67 162 £55,000 +15.79% 22
South East -27 156 £52,500 +5.00% 39
North West +32 100 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Scotland +16 87 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Midlands -12 86 £50,000 -4.76% 22
West Midlands +9 65 £50,000 -4.76% 15
South West -22 58 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East of England -34 57 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Yorkshire +41 48 £55,000 +27.91% 5
East Midlands -41 21 £52,500 +0.96% 7
Wales +21 16 £60,000 +114.29% 1
North East -12 13 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Northern Ireland -4 2 £52,500 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 515 (38.40%) Finance
2 477 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (21.63%) Virtual Team Management
4 251 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
4 251 (18.72%) Project Management
5 248 (18.49%) Java
6 225 (16.78%) SQL
7 208 (15.51%) Degree
8 190 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
9 168 (12.53%) Microsoft
10 167 (12.45%) Python
11 162 (12.08%) Linux
12 160 (11.93%) Windows
13 159 (11.86%) Banking
14 156 (11.63%) Test Automation
15 139 (10.37%) Scrum
16 136 (10.14%) JavaScript
17 132 (9.84%) Oracle
18 131 (9.77%) DevOps
19 130 (9.69%) ITIL
20 129 (9.62%) Software Engineering
21 127 (9.47%) C#
21 127 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
22 125 (9.32%) Analytics
23 123 (9.17%) Risk Management
24 122 (9.10%) Marketing
24 122 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
25 117 (8.72%) TDD
26 116 (8.65%) SDLC
27 108 (8.05%) PRINCE2

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 53 (3.95%) MQSeries
2 52 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.80%) CMS
4 37 (2.76%) Apache Spark
5 34 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 31 (2.31%) Documentum
7 29 (2.16%) Confluence
8 21 (1.57%) MS Exchange
9 20 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 17 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 16 (1.19%) Ethereum
12 15 (1.12%) Drupal
13 14 (1.04%) LiveLink
13 14 (1.04%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.97%) Apache
15 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.89%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.82%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.82%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
3 38 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.60%) HipChat
7 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.075%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.075%) GIMP
8 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.89%) SAP SD
4 10 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.60%) SDL Web 8
7 7 (0.52%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.37%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.30%) Endur
10 4 (0.30%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (3.43%) SaaS
5 40 (2.98%) Office 365
6 26 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.27%) IaaS
8 12 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (0.89%) npm
9 11 (0.82%) PaaS
10 10 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.67%) Slack
12 8 (0.60%) GitHub
13 7 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
14 6 (0.45%) Linode
14 6 (0.45%) Serverless
15 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.58%) Internet
2 39 (2.91%) Firewall
3 34 (2.54%) WAN
4 28 (2.09%) LAN
5 27 (2.01%) HTTP
6 25 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (1.34%) Network Security
8 16 (1.19%) SAN
9 15 (1.12%) Wireless
10 13 (0.97%) Skype
11 12 (0.89%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.89%) VPN
12 11 (0.82%) Broadband
13 10 (0.75%) Intranet
13 10 (0.75%) VoIP
14 8 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
14 8 (0.60%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.60%) Value-Added Service
15 7 (0.52%) 5G
15 7 (0.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.68%) Relational Database
2 101 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 98 (7.31%) Big Data
4 90 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 67 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 53 (3.95%) Bigtable
8 52 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (3.13%) Blockchain
10 40 (2.98%) MySQL
11 37 (2.76%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.76%) MongoDB
12 34 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (1.42%) HBase
16 19 (1.42%) Power BI
17 18 (1.34%) DB2
18 16 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 88 (6.56%) JIRA
2 58 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.91%) Subversion
5 34 (2.54%) Selenium
6 32 (2.39%) Maven
7 28 (2.09%) JUnit
8 24 (1.79%) gulp
9 21 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.49%) Gradle
11 15 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.04%) CMake
13 13 (0.97%) Grunt
13 13 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.75%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.67%) Mockito
16 9 (0.67%) Sahi
17 8 (0.60%) MSBuild
General
1 515 (38.40%) Finance
2 159 (11.86%) Banking
3 122 (9.10%) Marketing
4 100 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 94 (7.01%) Investment Banking
6 60 (4.47%) Retail
7 48 (3.58%) Back Office
8 41 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 40 (2.98%) Financial Institution
10 33 (2.46%) Billing
11 32 (2.39%) Legal
12 25 (1.86%) Advertising
13 23 (1.72%) Electronics
14 20 (1.49%) Front Office
15 19 (1.42%) Law
16 18 (1.34%) Publishing
17 13 (0.97%) French Language
18 12 (0.89%) German Language
19 11 (0.82%) Games
20 10 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 220 (16.41%) Developer
2 142 (10.59%) Analyst
3 126 (9.40%) Architect
4 114 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 79 (5.89%) Business Analyst
6 75 (5.59%) Consultant
7 56 (4.18%) IT Manager
8 47 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
9 45 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 45 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
11 35 (2.61%) Junior
12 34 (2.54%) Account Manager
13 32 (2.39%) Technical Manager
14 31 (2.31%) Programme Manager
15 30 (2.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 29 (2.16%) Service Manager
16 29 (2.16%) Software Engineer
17 27 (2.01%) Banking Analyst
17 27 (2.01%) Junior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (7.98%) HTML
2 101 (7.53%) XML
3 84 (6.26%) CSS
4 83 (6.19%) Middleware
5 78 (5.82%) REST
6 71 (5.29%) .NET
7 63 (4.70%) Web Services
8 54 (4.03%) XML Schema
9 51 (3.80%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
10 40 (2.98%) Spring
11 36 (2.68%) React
12 32 (2.39%) Kafka
13 28 (2.09%) SOAP
14 27 (2.01%) J2EE
15 24 (1.79%) HTML5
16 23 (1.72%) WebSockets
17 22 (1.64%) Node.js
18 21 (1.57%) jQuery
19 18 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 190 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.79%) User Experience
3 88 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 79 (5.89%) Management Information System
5 65 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 63 (4.70%) Data Centre
7 48 (3.58%) Fintech
8 39 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
10 33 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
11 32 (2.39%) Mobile App
12 30 (2.24%) Derivative
13 26 (1.94%) Equities
13 26 (1.94%) Fixed Income
14 25 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.64%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.34%) Bitcoin
16 18 (1.34%) Life Science
17 16 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (12.08%) Linux
2 160 (11.93%) Windows
3 53 (3.95%) Unix
4 33 (2.46%) Android
5 30 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.37%) AIX
11 5 (0.37%) Debian
11 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.30%) VMS
13 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (21.63%) Virtual Team Management
3 251 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
3 251 (18.72%) Project Management
4 156 (11.63%) Test Automation
5 139 (10.37%) Scrum
6 131 (9.77%) DevOps
7 130 (9.69%) ITIL
8 129 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 127 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 125 (9.32%) Analytics
11 123 (9.17%) Risk Management
12 122 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
13 117 (8.72%) TDD
14 116 (8.65%) SDLC
15 108 (8.05%) PRINCE2
16 100 (7.46%) OO
17 86 (6.41%) Presales
18 79 (5.89%) Business Development
19 78 (5.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 248 (18.49%) Java
2 225 (16.78%) SQL
3 167 (12.45%) Python
4 136 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 127 (9.47%) C#
6 73 (5.44%) C++
7 64 (4.77%) C
8 54 (4.03%) XPath
9 50 (3.73%) PHP
10 46 (3.43%) Perl
11 43 (3.21%) Ruby
12 34 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.34%) VBA
18 14 (1.04%) Go
19 11 (0.82%) ES6
20 10 (0.75%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 208 (15.51%) Degree
2 26 (1.94%) PMP
3 22 (1.64%) CISSP
3 22 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 19 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.27%) CISM
7 17 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.04%) APMP
8 14 (1.04%) ISEB
8 14 (1.04%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.82%) CCNP
10 11 (0.82%) CISA
11 10 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (0.67%) CCDP
12 9 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (8.05%) QA
2 67 (5.00%) SLA
3 46 (3.43%) GDPR
4 35 (2.61%) PMO
5 27 (2.01%) MiFID
6 26 (1.94%) PCI DSS
7 18 (1.34%) Data Quality
8 14 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.60%) COBIT
10 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.30%) GCP
13 4 (0.30%) GxP
14 2 (0.15%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.075%) EMIR
15 1 (0.075%) IEC 62304
15 1 (0.075%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 38 (2.83%) Docker
2 35 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.45%) Xen
5 6 (0.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.30%) vSphere
8 3 (0.22%) HDFS
8 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.15%) KVM
9 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.075%) Firmware
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.075%) NFS
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (2.61%) Ansible
2 24 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.34%) Puppet
4 16 (1.19%) Terraform
5 15 (1.12%) SCCM
6 14 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.67%) Mesos
8 7 (0.52%) Salt
9 6 (0.45%) Automic
9 6 (0.45%) Kibana
10 5 (0.37%) Consul
10 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.37%) Oozie
11 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.30%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.30%) Nagios
11 4 (0.30%) SCOM
11 4 (0.30%) systemd
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 168 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 132 (9.84%) Oracle
3 101 (7.53%) SAP
4 46 (3.43%) IBM
5 39 (2.91%) Google
6 37 (2.76%) VMware
7 32 (2.39%) Cisco
8 31 (2.31%) OpenText
9 25 (1.86%) Citrix
9 25 (1.86%) hybris
10 20 (1.49%) ServiceNow
11 18 (1.34%) Tableau
12 17 (1.27%) ATG
12 17 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.19%) F5
14 15 (1.12%) Cognizant
15 14 (1.04%) HP
16 13 (0.97%) Cognos
17 12 (0.89%) Red Hat