Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 419 433
Rank change year-on-year +48 +14 -88
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,415 1,344 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.71% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 953 878 939
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,700 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £82,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 73,498 78,444 82,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.48% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56,800 59,079 67,563
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 +45 1,298 £60,000 - 155
London +60 742 £70,000 -3.45% 71
UK excluding London -4 621 £50,000 -9.09% 96
South East +12 184 £50,000 -16.67% 30
North of England +30 136 £52,000 +4.00% 13
Midlands +1 93 £50,000 -4.76% 18
North West +34 90 £40,000 -20.00% 10
West Midlands +29 77 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Scotland -7 74 £45,000 -21.74% 3
South West -23 67 £65,000 +44.44% 7
East of England +11 60 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Yorkshire +37 39 £55,000 -4.35% 3
East Midlands -15 16 £50,000 -3.85% 8
North East -34 7 £37,500 -16.67%
Wales +9 6 £70,000 +191.67% 2
Northern Ireland -17 1 £52,500 -25.00% 7
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 569 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (36.11%) Finance
3 336 (23.75%) Virtual Team Management
4 306 (21.63%) SQL
5 304 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
6 258 (18.23%) Java
7 245 (17.31%) Project Management
8 227 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
9 226 (15.97%) Degree
10 215 (15.19%) Microsoft
11 187 (13.22%) Marketing
12 186 (13.14%) Linux
12 186 (13.14%) Python
13 174 (12.30%) Scrum
14 170 (12.01%) ITIL
15 158 (11.17%) DevOps
16 153 (10.81%) Test Automation
17 152 (10.74%) Software Engineering
18 148 (10.46%) Oracle
19 147 (10.39%) C#
19 147 (10.39%) Banking
19 147 (10.39%) QA
20 141 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 138 (9.75%) TDD
21 138 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
22 135 (9.54%) HTML
23 132 (9.33%) Windows
24 131 (9.26%) JavaScript
25 129 (9.12%) Relational Database
26 122 (8.62%) SDLC

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 70 (4.95%) CMS
2 59 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 49 (3.46%) Apache Spark
4 42 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 31 (2.19%) Apache
6 26 (1.84%) MS Exchange
7 25 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.48%) Ethereum
9 20 (1.41%) Confluence
10 18 (1.27%) Skype for Business
11 16 (1.13%) SAS
12 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.85%) Documentum
12 12 (0.85%) Drupal
13 11 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.64%) JBoss
14 9 (0.64%) NServiceBus
15 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 97 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (4.38%) Microsoft Project
3 57 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 48 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) HipChat
8 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.14%) InVision
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) UXPin
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 53 (3.75%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.78%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.42%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.42%) Magento
7 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.21%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.14%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.071%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (3.39%) SaaS
4 36 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.40%) Office 365
6 22 (1.55%) IaaS
6 22 (1.55%) PaaS
7 21 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.27%) GitHub
9 11 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (0.71%) npm
11 9 (0.64%) Serverless
12 6 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.42%) Linode
13 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.07%) Firewall
2 75 (5.30%) WAN
3 57 (4.03%) Internet
4 42 (2.97%) HTTP
5 39 (2.76%) LAN
6 26 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (1.77%) Network Security
8 22 (1.55%) VPN
9 19 (1.34%) DNS
10 18 (1.27%) SAN
10 18 (1.27%) VoIP
11 12 (0.85%) Skype
12 10 (0.71%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.64%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (0.49%) AMQP
15 7 (0.49%) WebEx
16 5 (0.35%) Broadband
16 5 (0.35%) H.323
16 5 (0.35%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.12%) Relational Database
2 114 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 105 (7.42%) Big Data
4 93 (6.57%) SQL Server
5 84 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (5.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 59 (4.17%) Bigtable
8 48 (3.39%) RDBMS
9 44 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 43 (3.04%) Blockchain
11 36 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 36 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
12 32 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.84%) HBase
14 21 (1.48%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (1.20%) DB2
17 16 (1.13%) Impala
18 14 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 93 (6.57%) JIRA
3 74 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 45 (3.18%) Selenium
5 40 (2.83%) JUnit
6 38 (2.69%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.33%) Subversion
8 31 (2.19%) Maven
9 21 (1.48%) Gradle
10 17 (1.20%) gulp
11 16 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.92%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.78%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.71%) Grunt
15 10 (0.71%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.64%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.64%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.57%) CMake
General
1 511 (36.11%) Finance
2 187 (13.22%) Marketing
3 147 (10.39%) Banking
4 111 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 104 (7.35%) Investment Banking
6 70 (4.95%) Retail
7 54 (3.82%) Back Office
8 44 (3.11%) Financial Institution
9 36 (2.54%) Manufacturing
10 34 (2.40%) Legal
11 29 (2.05%) Advertising
12 24 (1.70%) Law
13 23 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (1.34%) Electronics
15 17 (1.20%) Front Office
16 14 (0.99%) French Language
16 14 (0.99%) Games
16 14 (0.99%) Publishing
17 8 (0.57%) Billing
17 8 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 234 (16.54%) Developer
2 162 (11.45%) Analyst
3 131 (9.26%) Architect
4 120 (8.48%) Project Manager
5 80 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
6 73 (5.16%) Delivery Manager
7 72 (5.09%) Business Analyst
8 71 (5.02%) IT Manager
9 52 (3.67%) Java Developer
10 47 (3.32%) Service Manager
10 47 (3.32%) Technical Manager
11 44 (3.11%) Consultant
12 38 (2.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
13 37 (2.61%) E-Commerce Manager
13 37 (2.61%) Support Analyst
14 35 (2.47%) Digital Delivery Manager
14 35 (2.47%) Senior Manager
15 34 (2.40%) Junior
16 31 (2.19%) IT Project Manager
16 31 (2.19%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (9.54%) HTML
2 105 (7.42%) CSS
3 102 (7.21%) XML
4 95 (6.71%) .NET
5 81 (5.72%) REST
6 69 (4.88%) Middleware
7 59 (4.17%) XML Schema
8 54 (3.82%) Web Services
9 50 (3.53%) Spring
10 43 (3.04%) React
11 39 (2.76%) AngularJS
12 36 (2.54%) Kafka
13 32 (2.26%) ASP.NET
14 31 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (1.91%) J2EE
16 24 (1.70%) WebSockets
17 23 (1.63%) Node.js
18 22 (1.55%) HTML5
19 20 (1.41%) JSON
20 19 (1.34%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 227 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 105 (7.42%) User Experience
4 90 (6.36%) Management Information System
5 84 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (3.53%) Fintech
7 43 (3.04%) Data Structures
8 39 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
9 34 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 32 (2.26%) Life Science
11 31 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (1.91%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.84%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
15 25 (1.77%) Derivative
16 24 (1.70%) Equities
16 24 (1.70%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
18 16 (1.13%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.14%) Linux
2 132 (9.33%) Windows
3 89 (6.29%) Unix
4 45 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.63%) Android
6 16 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.64%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.35%) Debian
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.28%) AIX
13 4 (0.28%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.28%) VMS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (23.75%) Virtual Team Management
3 304 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
4 245 (17.31%) Project Management
5 174 (12.30%) Scrum
6 170 (12.01%) ITIL
7 158 (11.17%) DevOps
8 153 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 152 (10.74%) Software Engineering
10 141 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 138 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
11 138 (9.75%) TDD
12 122 (8.62%) Presales
12 122 (8.62%) Risk Management
12 122 (8.62%) SDLC
13 109 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 108 (7.63%) OO
15 105 (7.42%) Analytics
16 104 (7.35%) Service Management
17 103 (7.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 306 (21.63%) SQL
2 258 (18.23%) Java
3 186 (13.14%) Python
4 147 (10.39%) C#
5 131 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 73 (5.16%) C++
7 59 (4.17%) XPath
8 55 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 47 (3.32%) Perl
10 43 (3.04%) Ruby
11 37 (2.61%) PHP
12 36 (2.54%) C
13 33 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.19%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.34%) Go
16 17 (1.20%) Scala
17 15 (1.06%) Delphi
17 15 (1.06%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.99%) ES6
18 14 (0.99%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 226 (15.97%) Degree
2 34 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.91%) Master's Degree
6 27 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.77%) PMP
8 24 (1.70%) MCSE
9 21 (1.48%) CCNP
10 20 (1.41%) MCITP
11 19 (1.34%) CCDP
12 18 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 17 (1.20%) APMP
14 14 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
15 13 (0.92%) CISSP
15 13 (0.92%) Postgraduate
16 11 (0.78%) PhD
17 8 (0.57%) CCNA
17 8 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (10.39%) QA
2 104 (7.35%) SLA
3 34 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 33 (2.33%) GDPR
5 30 (2.12%) PMO
6 25 (1.77%) MiFID
7 14 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.42%) COBIT
10 4 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.21%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.14%) GCP
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.071%) SEPA
System Software
1 48 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 43 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.97%) Docker
4 23 (1.63%) HDFS
5 19 (1.34%) XenApp
6 16 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.85%) vSphere
8 9 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.49%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.42%) Xen
11 5 (0.35%) KVM
12 4 (0.28%) NFS
12 4 (0.28%) pfSense
12 4 (0.28%) Samba
13 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.14%) XenServer
14 2 (0.14%) zsh
15 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.84%) Ansible
3 21 (1.48%) Terraform
4 16 (1.13%) Puppet
5 14 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.64%) SCCM
8 7 (0.49%) Automic
8 7 (0.49%) Oozie
9 6 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.42%) Kibana
9 6 (0.42%) Mesos
9 6 (0.42%) Salt
10 4 (0.28%) cPanel
10 4 (0.28%) Grafana
10 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.28%) QRadar
10 4 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 215 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 148 (10.46%) Oracle
3 90 (6.36%) SAP
4 58 (4.10%) hybris
4 58 (4.10%) VMware
5 57 (4.03%) Cisco
6 42 (2.97%) ATG
6 42 (2.97%) Sitecore
7 39 (2.76%) BT
7 39 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 33 (2.33%) Tableau
9 31 (2.19%) Google
10 30 (2.12%) Citrix
11 28 (1.98%) IBM
12 25 (1.77%) F5
13 23 (1.63%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.41%) Adobe
14 20 (1.41%) HP
14 20 (1.41%) Nokia
15 19 (1.34%) NetApp