Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 389 397
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 +49
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 744 1,166 1,360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.07% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 590 725 972
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,275
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.84% -2.86%

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 34,855 56,269 66,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.86% 39.16% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26,880 41,960 51,590
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +33 681 £65,000 - 32
UK excluding London +107 369 £56,500 +2.73% 16
London -39 326 £80,000 +14.29% 16
South East +158 182 £61,000 +1.67% 4
Work from Home +29 85 £53,750 -25.86% 8
North of England +120 72 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Midlands -1 36 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +126 33 £55,000 +37.50%
North West +50 32 £57,500 -11.54% 3
East of England +79 30 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South West +86 21 £50,500 +6.32% 1
West Midlands +20 19 £51,250 +26.62% 2
Scotland +34 17 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Midlands +24 17 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North East +23 7 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £55,000 -
Wales -1 5 £40,000 -8.57%

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 329 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (30.38%) Finance
3 202 (27.15%) Degree
4 151 (20.30%) Virtual Team Management
5 128 (17.20%) Project Management
6 121 (16.26%) C#
7 118 (15.86%) Java
7 118 (15.86%) Microsoft
8 115 (15.46%) AWS
9 114 (15.32%) Computer Science
10 111 (14.92%) SQL
11 110 (14.78%) Scrum
11 110 (14.78%) Test Automation
12 100 (13.44%) Presales
12 100 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
13 99 (13.31%) Analytics
14 95 (12.77%) DevOps
15 90 (12.10%) QA
16 89 (11.96%) .NET
16 89 (11.96%) HTML
17 88 (11.83%) Azure
18 87 (11.69%) Waterfall
19 83 (11.16%) Python
20 82 (11.02%) AngularJS
21 79 (10.62%) Software Engineering
22 77 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
23 75 (10.08%) ITIL
23 75 (10.08%) Jenkins
24 74 (9.95%) Computer Science Degree
25 73 (9.81%) Project Delivery

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 26 (3.49%) Confluence
2 14 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.08%) Apache
6 8 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.67%) CMS
7 5 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.54%) JBoss
8 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) Drupal
9 3 (0.40%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) Mule
10 2 (0.27%) TPMS
10 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.40%) Blender
7 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.13%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.67%) Magento
2 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) HFM
4 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 115 (15.46%) AWS
2 88 (11.83%) Azure
3 46 (6.18%) SaaS
4 41 (5.51%) GCP
5 36 (4.84%) Office 365
6 22 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (2.42%) Serverless
9 17 (2.28%) PaaS
10 16 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.75%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.75%) Slack
12 12 (1.61%) Power Platform
13 10 (1.34%) IaaS
14 8 (1.08%) GitHub
15 7 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (0.81%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.81%) Logic Apps
16 6 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.63%) Firewall
2 18 (2.42%) Network Security
3 17 (2.28%) WAN
4 15 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (1.88%) LAN
6 13 (1.75%) Wireless
7 11 (1.48%) Skype
8 9 (1.21%) MPLS
8 9 (1.21%) SAN
9 8 (1.08%) Internet
9 8 (1.08%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (0.94%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.67%) FTP
11 5 (0.67%) PBX
11 5 (0.67%) WebEx
12 4 (0.54%) WLAN
13 3 (0.40%) IPv4
13 3 (0.40%) IPv6
13 3 (0.40%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.99%) Relational Database
2 48 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.51%) RDBMS
4 28 (3.76%) Big Data
5 21 (2.82%) MySQL
6 20 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.15%) SAP HANA
9 13 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.75%) Apache Hive
9 13 (1.75%) HBase
10 11 (1.48%) Power BI
11 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.21%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.94%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.94%) Redis
14 5 (0.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 75 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 73 (9.81%) Git (software)
3 71 (9.54%) Selenium
4 49 (6.59%) JIRA
5 47 (6.32%) Grunt
5 47 (6.32%) gulp
6 33 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 33 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 33 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 23 (3.09%) Maven
8 21 (2.82%) webpack
9 16 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.48%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.48%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.34%) IBM UrbanCode
13 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.08%) JUnit
15 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 226 (30.38%) Finance
2 57 (7.66%) Marketing
3 46 (6.18%) Banking
3 46 (6.18%) Public Sector
4 44 (5.91%) Retail
5 39 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 39 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.55%) Games
6 19 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.55%) Legal
7 16 (2.15%) Back Office
8 12 (1.61%) Front Office
9 10 (1.34%) Electronics
10 9 (1.21%) Publishing
11 7 (0.94%) Automotive
11 7 (0.94%) Local Government
12 5 (0.67%) Advertising
12 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.67%) Law
12 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (20.83%) Developer
2 88 (11.83%) Architect
3 51 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 48 (6.45%) Analyst
5 46 (6.18%) Angular Developer
6 45 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 41 (5.51%) Delivery Manager
8 38 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 35 (4.70%) Lead Developer
10 34 (4.57%) Test Leader
11 33 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 30 (4.03%) Team Leader
13 29 (3.90%) IT Manager
14 28 (3.76%) Senior Manager
15 22 (2.96%) Consultant
15 22 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
16 21 (2.82%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.82%) Software Engineer
17 20 (2.69%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.96%) .NET
1 89 (11.96%) HTML
2 82 (11.02%) AngularJS
3 56 (7.53%) React
4 42 (5.65%) Web Services
5 41 (5.51%) CSS
6 40 (5.38%) SOAP
7 34 (4.57%) Node.js
8 29 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 27 (3.63%) Gherkin
10 23 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 23 (3.09%) Redux
10 23 (3.09%) REST
11 21 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (2.82%) GraphQL
12 18 (2.42%) RESTful
13 17 (2.28%) Entity Framework
13 17 (2.28%) Vue.js
13 17 (2.28%) XML
14 15 (2.02%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.51%) User Experience
3 37 (4.97%) Cloud Native
3 37 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.21%) iPad
12 8 (1.08%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.08%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.94%) Derivative
13 7 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.80%) Windows
2 54 (7.26%) Linux
3 26 (3.49%) Unix
4 11 (1.48%) VMS
5 7 (0.94%) Android
5 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.30%) Virtual Team Management
3 128 (17.20%) Project Management
4 114 (15.32%) Computer Science
5 110 (14.78%) Scrum
5 110 (14.78%) Test Automation
6 100 (13.44%) Presales
6 100 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (13.31%) Analytics
8 95 (12.77%) DevOps
9 87 (11.69%) Waterfall
10 79 (10.62%) Software Engineering
11 77 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (10.08%) ITIL
13 73 (9.81%) Project Delivery
14 68 (9.14%) Decision-Making
15 65 (8.74%) Mentoring
16 64 (8.60%) TDD
17 61 (8.20%) BDD
17 61 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 121 (16.26%) C#
2 118 (15.86%) Java
3 111 (14.92%) SQL
4 83 (11.16%) Python
5 72 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 47 (6.32%) TypeScript
7 42 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 28 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.23%) C
10 21 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.28%) PHP
12 12 (1.61%) Kotlin
13 11 (1.48%) Groovy
13 11 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.48%) Scala
14 9 (1.21%) Perl
14 9 (1.21%) Ruby
15 8 (1.08%) C++
16 7 (0.94%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.67%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 202 (27.15%) Degree
2 74 (9.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (2.96%) PMP
7 14 (1.88%) CISSP
8 12 (1.61%) AWS Certification
9 11 (1.48%) Master's Degree
10 10 (1.34%) CCSP
11 9 (1.21%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.94%) CCIE
12 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.81%) CISM
13 6 (0.81%) MBA
13 6 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.54%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (12.10%) QA
2 43 (5.78%) PMO
3 18 (2.42%) GDPR
4 16 (2.15%) SLA
5 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.54%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.54%) NCSC
8 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (6.05%) Docker
2 20 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 51 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 43 (5.78%) Terraform
3 29 (3.90%) Ansible
4 22 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.15%) Puppet
6 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.94%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.81%) Packer
7 6 (0.81%) SCCM
8 4 (0.54%) Oozie
9 3 (0.40%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.27%) Kibana
10 2 (0.27%) Salt
11 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.13%) Grafana
11 1 (0.13%) Icinga
11 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 118 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.45%) SAP
3 46 (6.18%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (5.51%) Google
5 28 (3.76%) Oracle
6 26 (3.49%) VMware
7 25 (3.36%) Cisco
8 19 (2.55%) Adobe
8 19 (2.55%) IBM
9 10 (1.34%) Splunk
9 10 (1.34%) Zend
10 9 (1.21%) hybris
10 9 (1.21%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.08%) Capita
11 8 (1.08%) Sage
12 6 (0.81%) BMC
12 6 (0.81%) Citrix
12 6 (0.81%) Databricks
12 6 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.81%) Workday