Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 372 405
Rank change year-on-year +28 +33 -7
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 536 1,037 1,171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.14% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 600 812 829
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% +14.14% -7.91%

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 24,468 48,411 60,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.49% 38.51% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19,003 37,653 46,274
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,314 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.36% - +4.65%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +14 478 £65,000 - 129
London +68 280 £70,000 -12.50% 52
Work from Home +21 211 £62,500 +13.64% 32
UK excluding London -7 199 £55,000 -2.65% 81
Midlands +41 63 £52,500 -4.55% 13
North of England +57 43 £62,500 +13.64% 27
South East -1 35 £60,000 - 19
West Midlands +60 32 £52,500 - 5
East Midlands +38 31 £52,500 -4.55% 8
North West +69 25 £65,000 +18.18% 17
South West +50 21 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East of England +42 16 £70,000 +16.67% 9
Scotland +40 15 £50,000 -18.37% 3
Yorkshire +36 10 £62,500 +4.17% 5
North East +7 7 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Wales +26 3 £46,250 +19.35% 1
Northern Ireland +13 3 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 249 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (26.68%) AWS
3 133 (24.81%) Finance
4 116 (21.64%) Java
5 105 (19.59%) Degree
6 102 (19.03%) DevOps
7 98 (18.28%) Software Engineering
8 94 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (17.16%) JavaScript
10 91 (16.98%) SQL
11 88 (16.42%) Python
12 83 (15.49%) Virtual Team Management
13 80 (14.93%) Test Automation
14 77 (14.37%) C#
14 77 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
15 76 (14.18%) Node.js
16 73 (13.62%) Docker
16 73 (13.62%) .NET
16 73 (13.62%) Git (software)
17 72 (13.43%) Azure
18 66 (12.31%) Open Source
18 66 (12.31%) Microsoft
19 65 (12.13%) Linux
20 58 (10.82%) React
21 57 (10.63%) Relational Database
21 57 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
22 56 (10.45%) SDLC
23 54 (10.07%) Fintech
23 54 (10.07%) GCP
24 52 (9.70%) CSS

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 20 (3.73%) Apache ServiceMix
1 20 (3.73%) JBoss
1 20 (3.73%) Red Hat Fuse
2 19 (3.54%) Confluence
2 19 (3.54%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.49%) SAS
4 7 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.12%) CMS
5 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.75%) IIS
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.37%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.37%) nginx
7 2 (0.37%) TPMS
7 2 (0.37%) uWSGI
7 2 (0.37%) WordPress
8 1 (0.19%) Kentico
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) Sketch
6 2 (0.37%) Figma
6 2 (0.37%) GIMP
6 2 (0.37%) InVision
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.37%) Actimize
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 143 (26.68%) AWS
2 72 (13.43%) Azure
3 54 (10.07%) GCP
4 37 (6.90%) SaaS
5 26 (4.85%) Serverless
6 21 (3.92%) IaaS
7 20 (3.73%) Boomi
8 16 (2.99%) PaaS
9 15 (2.80%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (1.31%) GitHub
12 7 (1.31%) Office 365
13 6 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
14 5 (0.93%) Linode
14 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.05%) LAN
2 10 (1.87%) Network Security
3 9 (1.68%) WAN
4 8 (1.49%) VoIP
5 6 (1.12%) RTP
6 5 (0.93%) AMQP
6 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.75%) HTTP
7 4 (0.75%) Internet
7 4 (0.75%) SMTP
7 4 (0.75%) SNMP
8 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.19%) 3G
9 1 (0.19%) 5G
9 1 (0.19%) Broadband
9 1 (0.19%) DKIM
9 1 (0.19%) DMARC
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.63%) Relational Database
2 31 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 23 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.92%) MySQL
7 18 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.80%) Power BI
9 13 (2.43%) Big Data
10 12 (2.24%) JasperReports
11 11 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.87%) Tableau
13 8 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.31%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.31%) OLAP
15 6 (1.12%) DB2
15 6 (1.12%) KDB
15 6 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
17 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 39 (7.28%) JIRA
3 10 (1.87%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.49%) Ant
5 7 (1.31%) git-flow
5 7 (1.31%) Maven
5 7 (1.31%) Selenium
5 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.31%) Travis CI
6 6 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.12%) GitLab
6 6 (1.12%) MSI
6 6 (1.12%) WiX
7 5 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.93%) webpack
8 4 (0.75%) CircleCI
8 4 (0.75%) GoCD
9 2 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 133 (24.81%) Finance
2 38 (7.09%) Games
3 32 (5.97%) Law
4 20 (3.73%) Marketing
5 19 (3.54%) Banking
6 18 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.24%) Advertising
10 10 (1.87%) Front Office
10 10 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.87%) Retail
11 8 (1.49%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
13 6 (1.12%) French Language
14 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.93%) German Language
14 5 (0.93%) iGaming
15 4 (0.75%) Back Office
15 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 189 (35.26%) Developer
2 60 (11.19%) Senior Developer
3 56 (10.45%) Architect
4 28 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (4.29%) Java Developer
6 22 (4.10%) React Developer
7 19 (3.54%) Analyst
7 19 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (3.54%) Software Developer
8 18 (3.36%) Software Manager
9 16 (2.99%) Development Manager
9 16 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (2.80%) Python Engineer
11 14 (2.61%) IT Manager
11 14 (2.61%) Senior React Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (2.43%) Web Developer
13 12 (2.24%) AWS Engineer
13 12 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.18%) Node.js
2 73 (13.62%) .NET
3 58 (10.82%) React
4 52 (9.70%) CSS
5 50 (9.33%) HTML
6 34 (6.34%) RESTful
7 33 (6.16%) AngularJS
8 31 (5.78%) Redux
9 26 (4.85%) JSON
9 26 (4.85%) Vue.js
10 24 (4.48%) .NET Core
11 19 (3.54%) Kafka
12 15 (2.80%) REST
13 13 (2.43%) EDI
13 13 (2.43%) Symfony
14 12 (2.24%) CSS3
14 12 (2.24%) HTML5
15 9 (1.68%) XML
16 8 (1.49%) jQuery
16 8 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (6.53%) User Experience
4 27 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.29%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.54%) Online Games
7 16 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.87%) Clustering
9 10 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.68%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.68%) Replication
11 7 (1.31%) Animation
11 7 (1.31%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.12%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.13%) Linux
2 42 (7.84%) Unix
3 32 (5.97%) Windows
4 27 (5.04%) Android
5 14 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.75%) CentOS
7 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (19.03%) DevOps
3 98 (18.28%) Software Engineering
4 94 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (15.49%) Virtual Team Management
6 80 (14.93%) Test Automation
7 66 (12.31%) Open Source
8 56 (10.45%) SDLC
9 54 (10.07%) Fintech
10 49 (9.14%) Collaborative Working
11 47 (8.77%) Mentoring
12 45 (8.40%) Project Management
13 44 (8.21%) Analytics
14 43 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 43 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (7.84%) Computer Science
15 42 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (7.65%) Unit Testing
17 40 (7.46%) People Management
18 38 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 116 (21.64%) Java
2 92 (17.16%) JavaScript
3 91 (16.98%) SQL
4 88 (16.42%) Python
5 77 (14.37%) C#
6 47 (8.77%) TypeScript
7 45 (8.40%) C++
8 33 (6.16%) Go
9 30 (5.60%) Kotlin
10 27 (5.04%) PHP
11 19 (3.54%) C
12 18 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.17%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.61%) Perl
14 14 (2.61%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.05%) Ruby
17 9 (1.68%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.31%) ES6
19 6 (1.12%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 105 (19.59%) Degree
2 29 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.75%) CISSP
6 4 (0.75%) GIAC
6 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.75%) OSCP
6 4 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.56%) CISM
8 2 (0.37%) CFA
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) GCIA
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.65%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) CDISC
2 8 (1.49%) SLA
3 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.75%) GDPR
5 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) PMO
6 2 (0.37%) BS7799
6 2 (0.37%) COBIT
6 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.37%) GLBA
6 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) GMP
7 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 73 (13.62%) Docker
2 23 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.93%) Xen
5 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.56%) Firmware
6 3 (0.56%) HDFS
7 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (8.21%) Terraform
2 36 (6.72%) Kubernetes
3 32 (5.97%) Puppet
4 27 (5.04%) Ansible
5 16 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.93%) Salt
7 4 (0.75%) Grafana
7 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.37%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.19%) Consul
9 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) Nessus
9 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.19%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.60%) VMware
3 27 (5.04%) Google
4 26 (4.85%) IBM
4 26 (4.85%) TIBCO
5 23 (4.29%) Oracle
6 20 (3.73%) Dell
6 20 (3.73%) MuleSoft
6 20 (3.73%) UiPath
6 20 (3.73%) WSO2
7 12 (2.24%) JDA
8 9 (1.68%) Cisco
9 8 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.49%) SAP
10 7 (1.31%) Citrix
10 7 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.12%) ION Trading
11 6 (1.12%) Remedy
11 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com