Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 384 380
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4 +76
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,144 1,281 1,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.02% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 768 849 1,049
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +1.77%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +18.92%

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 51,499 63,279 71,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.69% 39.67% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39,302 48,279 53,548
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,405 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 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 +31 1,071 £66,500 +6.40% 119
UK excluding London +96 603 £55,000 +15.79% 74
London -18 503 £75,000 +7.14% 52
South East +79 196 £60,000 +20.00% 26
Midlands +60 130 £57,500 - 7
East of England +119 101 £57,500 +4.55% 8
North of England +70 92 £55,000 +37.50% 20
West Midlands +30 66 £55,000 - 5
East Midlands +37 64 £60,000 -4.00% 2
North West +41 54 £57,500 +109.09% 11
South West +9 43 £48,750 +2.63% 6
Yorkshire +26 30 £60,000 +41.18% 6
Scotland -27 24 £45,162 +0.36% 5
Wales +13 18 £38,750 +7.64% 2
North East +20 8 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 429 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (23.78%) Virtual Team Management
3 253 (22.12%) Finance
4 242 (21.15%) Degree
5 219 (19.14%) Project Management
6 215 (18.79%) Microsoft
7 210 (18.36%) AWS
8 195 (17.05%) Azure
9 181 (15.82%) C#
9 181 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
10 167 (14.60%) Java
11 166 (14.51%) Python
12 159 (13.90%) Mentoring
13 155 (13.55%) Windows
14 153 (13.37%) Linux
15 150 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 150 (13.11%) Scrum
16 147 (12.85%) SQL
16 147 (12.85%) Git (software)
17 143 (12.50%) DevOps
18 140 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 140 (12.24%) Software Engineering
19 139 (12.15%) HTML
19 139 (12.15%) Project Delivery
20 131 (11.45%) Analytics
21 129 (11.28%) Computer Science
22 124 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
23 119 (10.40%) .NET
24 118 (10.31%) Marketing
25 115 (10.05%) JIRA

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 67 (5.86%) CMS
2 56 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 31 (2.71%) Apache Solr
3 31 (2.71%) Confluence
4 29 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 26 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.75%) Headless CMS
8 18 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.31%) Apache
10 13 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.61%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.44%) MTS
16 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.79%) Sketch
7 7 (0.61%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.17%) Marvel
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.087%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.087%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.087%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 35 (3.06%) Magento
2 33 (2.88%) SAP Hybris
3 31 (2.71%) SDL Web 8
4 14 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.52%) SAP GTS
6 6 (0.52%) SAP SCM
7 5 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.44%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.087%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.087%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.087%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.087%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 210 (18.36%) AWS
2 195 (17.05%) Azure
3 93 (8.13%) Office 365
4 69 (6.03%) GCP
5 65 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
5 65 (5.68%) Serverless
6 33 (2.88%) SaaS
7 24 (2.10%) IaaS
8 20 (1.75%) Apigee
8 20 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (1.75%) Boomi
8 20 (1.75%) PaaS
8 20 (1.75%) Power Platform
9 18 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.40%) Stackdriver
11 14 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (1.05%) GitHub
12 12 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.96%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 69 (6.03%) Internet
2 58 (5.07%) Firewall
3 44 (3.85%) HTTP
4 41 (3.58%) DNS
5 34 (2.97%) WAN
6 27 (2.36%) LAN
7 20 (1.75%) VPN
8 19 (1.66%) DHCP
9 17 (1.49%) TCP/IP
9 17 (1.49%) Wireless
10 11 (0.96%) SAN
10 11 (0.96%) VoIP
11 10 (0.87%) Skype
12 9 (0.79%) CTI
13 8 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.70%) Network Security
14 7 (0.61%) NAS
15 6 (0.52%) 2G
15 6 (0.52%) 4G
15 6 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 52 (4.55%) Big Data
4 46 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 31 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.71%) Endeca
7 29 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 20 (1.75%) Power BI
9 19 (1.66%) MySQL
10 15 (1.31%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.14%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.05%) Redis
14 11 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (0.96%) BigQuery
14 11 (0.96%) HBase
15 10 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.87%) Flink
Development Applications
1 147 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 115 (10.05%) JIRA
3 106 (9.27%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.28%) Visual Studio
5 37 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.45%) gulp
7 27 (2.36%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.36%) webpack
8 25 (2.19%) WiX
9 24 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (2.01%) Selenium
11 21 (1.84%) JUnit
12 20 (1.75%) Grunt
12 20 (1.75%) Mockito
12 20 (1.75%) Spock
13 19 (1.66%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.22%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.14%) Postman
16 9 (0.79%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.70%) kappa
General
1 253 (22.12%) Finance
2 118 (10.31%) Marketing
3 86 (7.52%) Banking
4 46 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.32%) Retail
6 25 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.92%) Games
8 21 (1.84%) Billing
9 19 (1.66%) Law
9 19 (1.66%) Public Sector
10 16 (1.40%) Legal
11 14 (1.22%) Automotive
12 13 (1.14%) Advertising
13 11 (0.96%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.79%) Back Office
15 9 (0.79%) Local Government
16 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.52%) Electronics
17 6 (0.52%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 202 (17.66%) Developer
2 138 (12.06%) Architect
3 64 (5.59%) C# Developer
3 64 (5.59%) Consultant
4 63 (5.51%) Software Engineer
4 63 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
5 62 (5.42%) Analyst
5 62 (5.42%) Lead Developer
6 58 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 51 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 50 (4.37%) Software Developer
9 47 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
10 37 (3.23%) Team Leader
11 33 (2.88%) Business Analyst
11 33 (2.88%) Lead Software Developer
12 32 (2.80%) Technical Leader
13 31 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
13 31 (2.71%) IT Manager
14 29 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
14 29 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (12.15%) HTML
2 119 (10.40%) .NET
3 110 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 103 (9.00%) React
5 90 (7.87%) CSS
6 78 (6.82%) XML
7 75 (6.56%) REST
8 70 (6.12%) Web Services
9 66 (5.77%) RESTful
10 51 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (4.02%) J2EE
12 41 (3.58%) Spring
13 40 (3.50%) Node.js
14 38 (3.32%) Gherkin
14 38 (3.32%) SOAP
15 34 (2.97%) jQuery
16 33 (2.88%) .NET Framework
16 33 (2.88%) ASP.NET
17 31 (2.71%) Ajax
17 31 (2.71%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (6.91%) User Experience
4 54 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 48 (4.20%) Algorithms
6 40 (3.50%) Data Centre
7 37 (3.23%) iPad
8 35 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
9 33 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 32 (2.80%) Cloud Native
10 32 (2.80%) Public Cloud
11 29 (2.53%) Smartphone
12 27 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (1.84%) PMI
15 17 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
16 11 (0.96%) PKI
17 10 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 155 (13.55%) Windows
2 153 (13.37%) Linux
3 38 (3.32%) Windows Server
4 36 (3.15%) Unix
5 31 (2.71%) Windows 10
6 28 (2.45%) Android
7 18 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.31%) CentOS
10 14 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.79%) SUSE
11 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.70%) Debian
13 6 (0.52%) VMS
13 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.087%) AIX
15 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (23.78%) Virtual Team Management
3 219 (19.14%) Project Management
4 181 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
5 159 (13.90%) Mentoring
6 150 (13.11%) Scrum
7 143 (12.50%) DevOps
8 140 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 140 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 139 (12.15%) Project Delivery
10 131 (11.45%) Analytics
11 129 (11.28%) Computer Science
12 111 (9.70%) Microservices
13 104 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 99 (8.65%) Creative Thinking
14 99 (8.65%) ITIL
15 93 (8.13%) Presales
16 92 (8.04%) SDLC
16 92 (8.04%) Web Development
17 80 (6.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 181 (15.82%) C#
2 167 (14.60%) Java
3 166 (14.51%) Python
4 150 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 147 (12.85%) SQL
6 66 (5.77%) C
7 64 (5.59%) C++
8 54 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 41 (3.58%) Ruby
10 25 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.10%) PHP
12 23 (2.01%) Java 8
12 23 (2.01%) TypeScript
13 22 (1.92%) Groovy
14 19 (1.66%) ES6
15 11 (0.96%) ABAP
16 10 (0.87%) R
17 9 (0.79%) Apple Swift
17 9 (0.79%) ES7
18 8 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 242 (21.15%) Degree
2 68 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.19%) PMI Certification
4 24 (2.10%) Master's Degree
4 24 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.31%) PhD
8 14 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.14%) MBA
10 10 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.79%) APMP
11 9 (0.79%) CCA
11 9 (0.79%) CCNP
11 9 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (0.79%) MCSE
12 8 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.88%) QA
2 45 (3.93%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.53%) PMO
4 22 (1.92%) SLA
5 13 (1.14%) GDPR
6 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.79%) NCSC
8 5 (0.44%) COBIT
8 5 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.44%) PSD2
9 4 (0.35%) GAAP
9 4 (0.35%) IFRS
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.17%) NIST
10 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.087%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.087%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (6.21%) Docker
2 60 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.66%) XenDesktop
5 16 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.05%) Xen
8 11 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.87%) vSphere
10 9 (0.79%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.70%) Firmware
11 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.17%) XenApp
13 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.087%) HDFS
13 1 (0.087%) KVM
13 1 (0.087%) LXC
13 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 51 (4.46%) Ansible
3 46 (4.02%) Terraform
4 41 (3.58%) Puppet
5 39 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.62%) Salt
7 25 (2.19%) Kibana
8 21 (1.84%) Istio
9 20 (1.75%) Knative
10 18 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.31%) SCCM
12 11 (0.96%) Grafana
13 10 (0.87%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
16 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.52%) WSUS
17 5 (0.44%) logstash
17 5 (0.44%) Mesos
18 4 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 215 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.79%) SAP
3 102 (8.92%) Salesforce.com
4 89 (7.78%) Oracle
5 70 (6.12%) Adobe
6 63 (5.51%) Google
7 50 (4.37%) IBM
8 49 (4.28%) VMware
9 46 (4.02%) hybris
10 45 (3.93%) Cisco
11 39 (3.41%) Citrix
12 35 (3.06%) Splunk
13 33 (2.88%) Elastic Path
14 31 (2.71%) Interwoven
15 25 (2.19%) Dynatrace
15 25 (2.19%) WorldPay
16 23 (2.01%) Dell
17 21 (1.84%) New Relic
18 20 (1.75%) MuleSoft
19 19 (1.66%) ATG