Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 359 375 417
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42 +6
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,214 1,398 1,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 2.15% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 719 936 898
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.55% -3.75% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,000 £93,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 54,415 65,136 70,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.40% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,829 49,847 52,744
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Team in the UK

Virtual Team
Top 15 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 23 September 2019. 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 +18 1,120 £65,000 +8.33% 125
UK excluding London +36 596 £55,000 +10.00% 82
London 0 572 £72,500 +3.57% 50
South East +23 164 £62,500 +25.00% 18
Midlands +84 145 £55,000 +10.00% 27
North of England +7 123 £55,000 +6.80% 14
North West +31 93 £65,000 +62.50% 7
East of England +98 90 £57,500 +4.55% 10
East Midlands +82 74 £60,000 +21.21% 7
West Midlands +29 71 £50,000 - 20
Scotland -15 35 £45,162 +0.36% 5
South West -34 22 £58,750 -9.62% 6
Wales +22 20 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire -26 20 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North East +29 10 £40,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 534 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (23.48%) Finance
3 279 (22.98%) Degree
4 278 (22.90%) Virtual Team Management
5 219 (18.04%) Project Management
6 216 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
7 207 (17.05%) Software Engineering
8 202 (16.64%) AWS
9 199 (16.39%) Microsoft
10 181 (14.91%) Java
11 178 (14.66%) Linux
12 172 (14.17%) Python
13 170 (14.00%) SQL
13 170 (14.00%) Creative Thinking
13 170 (14.00%) DevOps
14 160 (13.18%) Git (software)
15 149 (12.27%) JavaScript
15 149 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
16 148 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 147 (12.11%) JIRA
17 147 (12.11%) Azure
18 146 (12.03%) Marketing
19 143 (11.78%) Windows
20 141 (11.61%) Project Delivery
21 140 (11.53%) C#
22 139 (11.45%) Self-Motivation
23 134 (11.04%) Computer Science
23 134 (11.04%) Analytics
24 132 (10.87%) Test Automation
25 128 (10.54%) SAP

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 68 (5.60%) CMS
2 50 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 43 (3.54%) Confluence
4 37 (3.05%) Apache Solr
4 37 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.40%) Apache
9 16 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.74%) Headless CMS
12 8 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.49%) IIS
13 6 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.41%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.41%) MTS
15 4 (0.33%) Documentum
15 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.58%) Sketch
6 7 (0.58%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (3.71%) SAP Hybris
2 39 (3.21%) Magento
3 37 (3.05%) SDL Web 8
4 17 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.49%) SAP GTS
6 6 (0.49%) SAP SCM
7 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.082%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.082%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 202 (16.64%) AWS
2 147 (12.11%) Azure
3 69 (5.68%) Office 365
4 65 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (5.27%) GCP
6 49 (4.04%) Serverless
7 30 (2.47%) Power Platform
8 25 (2.06%) IaaS
8 25 (2.06%) PaaS
9 23 (1.89%) SaaS
10 18 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
10 18 (1.48%) GitHub
11 15 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (1.15%) Slack
13 12 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.91%) Stackdriver
14 11 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.82%) Apigee
16 9 (0.74%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.27%) Internet
2 56 (4.61%) Firewall
3 45 (3.71%) HTTP
4 37 (3.05%) DNS
5 36 (2.97%) Wireless
6 31 (2.55%) WAN
7 19 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (1.57%) EIGRP
7 19 (1.57%) OSPF
8 16 (1.32%) DHCP
9 15 (1.24%) VoIP
10 13 (1.07%) CTI
10 13 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.99%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.91%) 2G
12 11 (0.91%) 3G
12 11 (0.91%) 4G
12 11 (0.91%) Intranet
13 10 (0.82%) LAN
13 10 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 59 (4.86%) Big Data
4 41 (3.38%) RDBMS
5 37 (3.05%) Endeca
6 34 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 30 (2.47%) Power BI
9 25 (2.06%) MySQL
10 18 (1.48%) OLAP
11 17 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.40%) SAP HANA
12 16 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
12 16 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 15 (1.24%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.07%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.07%) Redis
15 11 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (0.91%) HBase
Development Applications
1 160 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 147 (12.11%) JIRA
3 103 (8.48%) Jenkins
4 56 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.47%) Selenium
7 28 (2.31%) Gerrit
8 26 (2.14%) webpack
9 24 (1.98%) WiX
10 23 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.48%) JUnit
12 14 (1.15%) Vagrant
13 13 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.99%) gulp
14 12 (0.99%) JMeter
15 11 (0.91%) Appium
15 11 (0.91%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.91%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.74%) Hudson
16 9 (0.74%) Spock
General
1 285 (23.48%) Finance
2 146 (12.03%) Marketing
3 109 (8.98%) Banking
4 49 (4.04%) Retail
5 45 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.80%) Games
7 28 (2.31%) Public Sector
8 25 (2.06%) Billing
9 21 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.65%) Legal
11 19 (1.57%) Advertising
12 18 (1.48%) Aerospace
13 15 (1.24%) Law
14 12 (0.99%) Automotive
14 12 (0.99%) Back Office
14 12 (0.99%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.74%) Local Government
15 9 (0.74%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.66%) Electronics
16 8 (0.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (15.32%) Developer
2 123 (10.13%) Architect
3 103 (8.48%) Analyst
4 70 (5.77%) Consultant
5 62 (5.11%) Software Engineer
6 61 (5.02%) Lead Developer
6 61 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
7 60 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 59 (4.86%) Business Analyst
9 58 (4.78%) Software Developer
10 51 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
11 39 (3.21%) C# Developer
12 38 (3.13%) Team Leader
13 37 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
14 36 (2.97%) Senior Developer
15 35 (2.88%) Lead Software Developer
16 33 (2.72%) IT Manager
17 32 (2.64%) Senior Business Analyst
18 31 (2.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (9.14%) HTML
2 104 (8.57%) .NET
3 99 (8.15%) Web Services
4 89 (7.33%) AngularJS
5 81 (6.67%) React
6 77 (6.34%) REST
7 74 (6.10%) XML
8 68 (5.60%) CSS
9 63 (5.19%) Node.js
10 55 (4.53%) J2EE
11 53 (4.37%) RESTful
12 47 (3.87%) Spring
13 35 (2.88%) Gherkin
14 32 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (2.47%) .NET Core
16 29 (2.39%) jQuery
17 28 (2.31%) HTML5
18 27 (2.22%) Ajax
18 27 (2.22%) SOAP
19 26 (2.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (11.45%) Self-Motivation
3 78 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 71 (5.85%) User Experience
5 58 (4.78%) Management Information System
6 52 (4.28%) Algorithms
7 47 (3.87%) Public Cloud
8 42 (3.46%) Smartphone
9 38 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (2.55%) Data Structures
11 25 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (1.48%) Cloud Native
13 18 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (1.40%) CMDB
15 15 (1.24%) iPad
16 14 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
17 13 (1.07%) PMI
18 10 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 178 (14.66%) Linux
2 143 (11.78%) Windows
3 38 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (3.13%) Unix
4 34 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.55%) Android
6 30 (2.47%) CentOS
6 30 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 20 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.65%) SUSE
9 12 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.66%) Debian
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.082%) AIX
13 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (22.90%) Virtual Team Management
3 219 (18.04%) Project Management
4 216 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
5 207 (17.05%) Software Engineering
6 170 (14.00%) Creative Thinking
6 170 (14.00%) DevOps
7 148 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 141 (11.61%) Project Delivery
9 134 (11.04%) Analytics
9 134 (11.04%) Computer Science
10 132 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 126 (10.38%) Mentoring
12 124 (10.21%) Scrum
13 122 (10.05%) Microservices
14 118 (9.72%) Presales
15 115 (9.47%) ITIL
16 98 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
17 90 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 85 (7.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (14.91%) Java
2 172 (14.17%) Python
3 170 (14.00%) SQL
4 149 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 140 (11.53%) C#
6 69 (5.68%) C
7 64 (5.27%) C++
8 44 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 34 (2.80%) Ruby
10 29 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.65%) R
12 17 (1.40%) PHP
12 17 (1.40%) Scala
13 13 (1.07%) Java 8
14 12 (0.99%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.91%) ABAP
15 11 (0.91%) ES6
15 11 (0.91%) Go
15 11 (0.91%) Groovy
15 11 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 279 (22.98%) Degree
2 74 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (2.06%) CCNA
5 23 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.73%) CCNP
7 21 (1.73%) Master's Degree
7 21 (1.73%) PhD
8 17 (1.40%) APMP
8 17 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.32%) MBA
9 16 (1.32%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.91%) AWS Certification
10 11 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.74%) CCA
12 9 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.99%) QA
2 31 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.89%) SLA
4 20 (1.65%) PMO
5 14 (1.15%) GDPR
6 8 (0.66%) COBIT
6 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.66%) PSD2
7 5 (0.41%) NIST
7 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.33%) GAAP
8 4 (0.33%) IFRS
8 4 (0.33%) NCSC
9 3 (0.25%) ITGC
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 82 (6.75%) Docker
2 62 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.66%) Xen
8 7 (0.58%) Firmware
8 7 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.33%) XenApp
10 3 (0.25%) HDFS
10 3 (0.25%) vSphere
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.082%) KVM
12 1 (0.082%) LXC
12 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (5.35%) Kubernetes
2 52 (4.28%) Ansible
3 40 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (3.29%) Puppet
4 39 (3.21%) Terraform
5 20 (1.65%) Kibana
6 16 (1.32%) Grafana
6 16 (1.32%) Salt
7 12 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.82%) Istio
8 10 (0.82%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.74%) Knative
10 8 (0.66%) logstash
10 8 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.66%) Packer
11 7 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.49%) Mesos
12 6 (0.49%) SCCM
13 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 199 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.54%) SAP
3 96 (7.91%) Oracle
4 82 (6.75%) Salesforce.com
5 73 (6.01%) hybris
6 69 (5.68%) Cisco
7 61 (5.02%) Adobe
8 58 (4.78%) Google
9 48 (3.95%) Citrix
10 45 (3.71%) VMware
11 39 (3.21%) Elastic Path
12 37 (3.05%) Interwoven
13 31 (2.55%) IBM
14 29 (2.39%) Splunk
15 23 (1.89%) ATG
15 23 (1.89%) WorldPay
16 22 (1.81%) Palo Alto
16 22 (1.81%) Sitecore
17 20 (1.65%) F5
17 20 (1.65%) ForgeRock