Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 374 397 443
Rank change year-on-year +23 +46 -47
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,180 1,347 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.91% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 661 922 730
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +0.84% +3.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +6.44% -2.88% +4.00%

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 60,347 70,482 67,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 40.53% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,642 54,639 54,519
UK median annual salary £53,404 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,275
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +21 1,067 £62,500 +4.17% 52
London +46 674 £69,000 -1.43% 20
UK excluding London -35 447 £53,750 +6.44% 34
Midlands +72 129 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South East +7 127 £60,000 +14.29% 10
West Midlands +34 78 £40,000 -20.00% 6
North of England -37 78 £56,250 +3.69% 8
North West -6 60 £61,250 +11.36% 7
Scotland -19 52 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +70 51 £60,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +60 32 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South West -6 24 £47,500 -13.64%
Yorkshire -13 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wales +5 5 £37,500 -37.50%
North East +11 3 £22,500 -43.75%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 540 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (27.97%) Finance
3 263 (22.29%) Degree
4 228 (19.32%) Software Engineering
5 224 (18.98%) SQL
6 221 (18.73%) Java
7 217 (18.39%) Virtual Team Management
8 209 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
9 190 (16.10%) Creative Thinking
10 183 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
11 173 (14.66%) Project Management
12 167 (14.15%) Python
13 162 (13.73%) Analytics
13 162 (13.73%) Computer Science
14 158 (13.39%) DevOps
15 157 (13.31%) Microsoft
16 151 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 149 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
18 147 (12.46%) Linux
18 147 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 143 (12.12%) Marketing
20 131 (11.10%) Test Automation
21 124 (10.51%) Windows
22 123 (10.42%) ITIL
22 123 (10.42%) Presales
23 119 (10.08%) QA
24 118 (10.00%) Data Centre
25 115 (9.75%) Microservices
26 113 (9.58%) Scrum
27 108 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement

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 47 (3.98%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.90%) CMS
3 30 (2.54%) Confluence
4 24 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 24 (2.03%) Apache Solr
5 20 (1.69%) Apache
5 20 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.69%) MQSeries
6 17 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.76%) WordPress
10 8 (0.68%) nginx
10 8 (0.68%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.51%) IIS
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.085%) InVision
7 1 (0.085%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 43 (3.64%) SAP Hybris
2 22 (1.86%) Magento
2 22 (1.86%) SDL Web 8
3 11 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.85%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.17%) CiviCRM
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.17%) HFM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.085%) Cisco SocialMiner
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.085%) SAP GTS
10 1 (0.085%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 183 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (3.39%) Office 365
6 35 (2.97%) PaaS
7 25 (2.12%) SaaS
8 24 (2.03%) IaaS
9 20 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (1.69%) GitHub
10 16 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (1.27%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.27%) Power Platform
12 13 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (1.10%) Serverless
13 12 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
14 11 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.61%) Firewall
2 69 (5.85%) Internet
3 59 (5.00%) Wireless
4 50 (4.24%) WAN
5 35 (2.97%) VPN
6 27 (2.29%) HTTP
6 27 (2.29%) OSPF
7 22 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (1.86%) LAN
8 20 (1.69%) EIGRP
8 20 (1.69%) MPLS
8 20 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (1.61%) DNS
10 18 (1.53%) Broadband
10 18 (1.53%) Intranet
11 16 (1.36%) BGP
11 16 (1.36%) TCP/IP
12 15 (1.27%) Network Security
13 13 (1.10%) Skype
14 12 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.19%) Big Data
2 65 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 62 (5.25%) SQL Server
4 47 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 46 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (2.88%) MySQL
8 34 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 24 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (2.03%) Blockchain
10 22 (1.86%) Endeca
11 19 (1.61%) Bigtable
12 18 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.53%) OLAP
13 17 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.27%) Power BI
16 14 (1.19%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 93 (7.88%) JIRA
2 87 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 55 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 50 (4.24%) Selenium
5 30 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 19 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 15 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.02%) JUnit
9 12 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (0.93%) Artifactory
10 11 (0.93%) Gerrit
10 11 (0.93%) Gradle
11 10 (0.85%) Ant
12 9 (0.76%) Appium
12 9 (0.76%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.76%) RSpec
13 8 (0.68%) TestRail
General
1 330 (27.97%) Finance
2 143 (12.12%) Marketing
3 96 (8.14%) Retail
4 85 (7.20%) Banking
5 36 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.29%) Back Office
8 18 (1.53%) Advertising
8 18 (1.53%) Games
8 18 (1.53%) Legal
8 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.36%) Billing
10 15 (1.27%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.59%) Front Office
14 5 (0.42%) Avionics
14 5 (0.42%) Law
15 4 (0.34%) Automotive
15 4 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 199 (16.86%) Developer
2 145 (12.29%) Analyst
3 116 (9.83%) Architect
4 91 (7.71%) Business Analyst
5 66 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 59 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 55 (4.66%) Senior Business Analyst
8 54 (4.58%) Delivery Manager
9 47 (3.98%) Consultant
10 45 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 44 (3.73%) Network Engineer
12 43 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.39%) IT Manager
13 40 (3.39%) Java Developer
14 38 (3.22%) Lead Developer
14 38 (3.22%) Team Leader
15 37 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
16 33 (2.80%) Tester
17 29 (2.46%) Python Developer
18 28 (2.37%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.14%) Web Services
2 91 (7.71%) HTML
3 80 (6.78%) .NET
4 75 (6.36%) XML
5 74 (6.27%) Node.js
6 72 (6.10%) REST
7 47 (3.98%) Spring
8 45 (3.81%) J2EE
9 43 (3.64%) CSS
10 42 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 38 (3.22%) RESTful
12 35 (2.97%) HTML5
13 34 (2.88%) OAuth
14 33 (2.80%) JSON
15 32 (2.71%) SAML
16 31 (2.63%) Gherkin
17 30 (2.54%) Middleware
18 28 (2.37%) SOAP
19 27 (2.29%) Kafka
20 25 (2.12%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 101 (8.56%) Self-Motivation
4 93 (7.88%) Public Cloud
5 82 (6.95%) User Experience
6 58 (4.92%) Management Information System
7 55 (4.66%) Fintech
8 32 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 29 (2.46%) Equities
10 24 (2.03%) Fixed Income
11 23 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
12 22 (1.86%) Derivative
13 21 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (1.61%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.61%) Social Media
14 19 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.36%) Market Risk
16 15 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 147 (12.46%) Linux
2 124 (10.51%) Windows
3 27 (2.29%) Unix
4 22 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.36%) Android
8 14 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.10%) CentOS
10 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.68%) SUSE
11 8 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.25%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.085%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (19.32%) Software Engineering
3 217 (18.39%) Virtual Team Management
4 209 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
5 190 (16.10%) Creative Thinking
6 173 (14.66%) Project Management
7 162 (13.73%) Analytics
7 162 (13.73%) Computer Science
8 158 (13.39%) DevOps
9 151 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 131 (11.10%) Test Automation
11 123 (10.42%) ITIL
11 123 (10.42%) Presales
12 115 (9.75%) Microservices
13 113 (9.58%) Scrum
14 108 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 94 (7.97%) TDD
16 93 (7.88%) E-Commerce
17 86 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (6.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 224 (18.98%) SQL
2 221 (18.73%) Java
3 167 (14.15%) Python
4 106 (8.98%) C#
5 105 (8.90%) JavaScript
6 53 (4.49%) C++
6 53 (4.49%) Ruby
7 39 (3.31%) C
8 35 (2.97%) Go
9 29 (2.46%) R
10 27 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.95%) Scala
12 22 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.61%) XPath
14 17 (1.44%) PHP
15 16 (1.36%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.27%) ES6
17 12 (1.02%) Elixir
18 11 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 263 (22.29%) Degree
2 108 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (2.97%) CCNA
4 35 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 34 (2.88%) CCNP
6 27 (2.29%) Master's Degree
7 26 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.03%) PMI Certification
9 22 (1.86%) PMP
10 20 (1.69%) PhD
11 19 (1.61%) SC Cleared
12 17 (1.44%) AWS Certification
13 13 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (1.10%) CREST Certified
14 10 (0.85%) APMP
14 10 (0.85%) CCIE
14 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.76%) CISA
15 9 (0.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (10.08%) QA
2 34 (2.88%) SLA
3 24 (2.03%) GDPR
4 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.51%) COBIT
5 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.51%) SEPA
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.34%) PMO
6 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.25%) PSD2
8 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.17%) COSO
9 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 101 (8.56%) Docker
2 70 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.59%) HDFS
7 6 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.42%) XenApp
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.25%) vSphere
9 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.17%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) PowerDNS
10 2 (0.17%) RHEV
10 2 (0.17%) vCloud
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (6.86%) Kubernetes
2 52 (4.41%) Ansible
3 41 (3.47%) Terraform
4 26 (2.20%) Puppet
5 22 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.44%) SCCM
7 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.76%) Grafana
8 9 (0.76%) logstash
9 8 (0.68%) Consul
9 8 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.59%) Kibana
10 7 (0.59%) Salt
11 6 (0.51%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.51%) linkerd
11 6 (0.51%) Nessus
12 4 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 157 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 91 (7.71%) SAP
3 89 (7.54%) Oracle
4 80 (6.78%) Cisco
5 70 (5.93%) hybris
6 42 (3.56%) Palo Alto
7 36 (3.05%) Sitecore
7 36 (3.05%) VMware
8 34 (2.88%) Google
9 33 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (2.54%) HP
10 30 (2.54%) Tableau
11 27 (2.29%) Adobe
12 26 (2.20%) ForgeRock
13 22 (1.86%) Elastic Path
13 22 (1.86%) Interwoven
14 21 (1.78%) ATG
15 20 (1.69%) F5
16 17 (1.44%) Citrix
17 16 (1.36%) Red Hat