Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 283 345 376
Rank change year-on-year +62 +31 +26
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,177 703 1,184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 2.42% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 620 497 674
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +5.77%

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 37,364 29,046 49,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.00% 34.66% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23,517 22,952 37,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +5.56% -

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +70 1,012 £65,000 - 160
London +100 604 £72,500 -9.38% 72
UK excluding London +14 466 £57,500 +1.77% 99
Work from Home -2 402 £62,500 +13.64% 60
South East +8 181 £52,500 -19.23% 30
North of England -12 89 £60,000 +9.09% 20
Midlands +4 75 £57,500 +5.74% 22
Scotland +8 62 £57,500 +21.05% 5
North West +6 57 £58,750 +2.17% 12
West Midlands -10 41 £60,000 +14.29% 12
East Midlands -11 34 £51,000 -6.22% 10
South West -46 33 £50,000 -0.99% 8
Yorkshire -47 23 £80,000 +45.45% 5
East of England -25 14 £70,000 +40.00% 8
Wales +11 10 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North East -9 9 £60,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -11 4 £50,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 475 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (27.44%) Software Engineering
3 310 (26.34%) Finance
4 278 (23.62%) JavaScript
5 270 (22.94%) AWS
6 229 (19.46%) DevOps
6 229 (19.46%) Social Skills
7 221 (18.78%) Java
8 202 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
9 191 (16.23%) SQL
10 182 (15.46%) Azure
11 175 (14.87%) Degree
12 173 (14.70%) Python
13 167 (14.19%) CSS
14 166 (14.10%) Docker
15 160 (13.59%) React
16 153 (13.00%) Microsoft
17 146 (12.40%) Microservices
17 146 (12.40%) Virtual Team Management
18 144 (12.23%) .NET
19 140 (11.89%) Node.js
20 137 (11.64%) HTML
20 137 (11.64%) Google
21 135 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
22 132 (11.21%) User Experience
22 132 (11.21%) Kubernetes
23 129 (10.96%) Linux
24 128 (10.88%) Terraform
25 127 (10.79%) Test Automation
26 125 (10.62%) GCP

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 32 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (2.12%) CMS
3 19 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.27%) IIS
4 15 (1.27%) SAS
5 14 (1.19%) Kentico
6 13 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.76%) Confluence
10 7 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.34%) Apache
11 4 (0.34%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.25%) GemFire
12 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.10%) Figma
4 12 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.02%) Sketch
5 11 (0.93%) InVision
6 10 (0.85%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.76%) Marvel
8 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.17%) UXPin
11 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.085%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.085%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.085%) SAP VC
7 1 (0.085%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 270 (22.94%) AWS
2 182 (15.46%) Azure
3 125 (10.62%) GCP
4 94 (7.99%) SaaS
5 53 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (4.25%) Serverless
7 49 (4.16%) Power Platform
8 45 (3.82%) PaaS
9 36 (3.06%) IaaS
10 34 (2.89%) Amazon S3
10 34 (2.89%) GitHub
11 32 (2.72%) Amazon EKS
12 30 (2.55%) Microsoft 365
13 24 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 23 (1.95%) Datadog
15 21 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (1.61%) Google Workspace
17 17 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
18 16 (1.36%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.23%) Internet
2 23 (1.95%) Intranet
3 20 (1.70%) Firewall
4 18 (1.53%) LAN
5 17 (1.44%) WAN
6 16 (1.36%) Unified Communications
7 15 (1.27%) HTTP
8 11 (0.93%) SMS
9 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.59%) VoIP
12 6 (0.51%) DNS
12 6 (0.51%) RTP
12 6 (0.51%) SAN
13 5 (0.42%) VPN
14 4 (0.34%) IPv4
15 3 (0.25%) DAB
15 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.25%) Skype
15 3 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 98 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 60 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (5.01%) MySQL
5 58 (4.93%) MongoDB
6 54 (4.59%) NoSQL
7 37 (3.14%) Big Data
8 34 (2.89%) Blockchain
9 31 (2.63%) Power BI
10 30 (2.55%) Data Lake
11 28 (2.38%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.21%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.78%) JasperReports
13 21 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.44%) Redis
16 16 (1.36%) HBase
16 16 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.19%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 93 (7.90%) Git (software)
2 75 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 48 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 38 (3.23%) JIRA
5 37 (3.14%) GitLab
6 31 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 30 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.38%) webpack
9 27 (2.29%) JUnit
10 25 (2.12%) Travis CI
11 24 (2.04%) EasyMock
12 13 (1.10%) Spinnaker
13 12 (1.02%) Babel
14 11 (0.93%) Cypress.io
15 10 (0.85%) GoCD
16 9 (0.76%) git-flow
16 9 (0.76%) Storybook
17 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.68%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 310 (26.34%) Finance
2 229 (19.46%) Social Skills
3 135 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (10.37%) Retail
5 112 (9.52%) Banking
6 109 (9.26%) Marketing
7 102 (8.67%) Games
8 86 (7.31%) Advertising
9 43 (3.65%) Influencing Skills
10 33 (2.80%) Law
11 28 (2.38%) Telecoms
12 27 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.53%) Financial Institution
13 18 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (1.36%) Public Sector
14 16 (1.36%) Publishing
15 14 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
16 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
16 12 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
17 10 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 313 (26.59%) Developer
2 163 (13.85%) Software Engineer
3 67 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 65 (5.52%) Senior Developer
5 64 (5.44%) Architect
6 60 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 40 (3.40%) Designer
8 39 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 36 (3.06%) Development Manager
10 32 (2.72%) Project Manager
11 31 (2.63%) Analyst
11 31 (2.63%) Consultant
12 30 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 27 (2.29%) React Developer
13 27 (2.29%) UI Designer
14 25 (2.12%) Business Manager
15 24 (2.04%) Business Development Manager
15 24 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (1.95%) Ruby Developer
16 23 (1.95%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (14.19%) CSS
2 160 (13.59%) React
3 144 (12.23%) .NET
4 140 (11.89%) Node.js
5 137 (11.64%) HTML
6 73 (6.20%) Redux
7 65 (5.52%) REST
7 65 (5.52%) RESTful
8 64 (5.44%) GraphQL
9 62 (5.27%) AngularJS
10 59 (5.01%) Web Services
11 54 (4.59%) Spring
12 49 (4.16%) Kafka
12 49 (4.16%) Vue.js
13 48 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
14 41 (3.48%) ASP.NET
15 38 (3.23%) Jest
16 36 (3.06%) .NET Core
17 35 (2.97%) Spring Boot
18 34 (2.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.21%) User Experience
2 80 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
3 63 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.33%) Cloud Native
6 37 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.80%) Algorithms
8 30 (2.55%) Driving Licence
8 30 (2.55%) Social Media
9 28 (2.38%) Animation
9 28 (2.38%) Data Centre
9 28 (2.38%) Public Cloud
10 26 (2.21%) Blog
11 24 (2.04%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.95%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.53%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.19%) Clustering
15 14 (1.19%) Life Science
16 12 (1.02%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 129 (10.96%) Linux
2 89 (7.56%) Windows
3 45 (3.82%) Unix
4 20 (1.70%) Android
5 13 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.85%) CentOS
7 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.42%) SUSE
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.085%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (27.44%) Software Engineering
3 229 (19.46%) DevOps
4 202 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
5 146 (12.40%) Microservices
5 146 (12.40%) Virtual Team Management
6 127 (10.79%) Test Automation
7 121 (10.28%) Computer Science
7 121 (10.28%) Mentoring
8 104 (8.84%) Analytics
9 98 (8.33%) SDLC
10 95 (8.07%) Coaching
11 84 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
12 83 (7.05%) Scrum
13 80 (6.80%) Front End Development
13 80 (6.80%) Open Source
13 80 (6.80%) TDD
14 75 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 66 (5.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (23.62%) JavaScript
2 221 (18.78%) Java
3 191 (16.23%) SQL
4 173 (14.70%) Python
5 114 (9.69%) C#
6 100 (8.50%) TypeScript
7 84 (7.14%) Go
8 62 (5.27%) Ruby
9 58 (4.93%) C++
10 47 (3.99%) C
11 46 (3.91%) Bash Shell
12 44 (3.74%) PHP
13 40 (3.40%) Kotlin
14 34 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 30 (2.55%) ES6
16 29 (2.46%) T-SQL
17 27 (2.29%) PL/SQL
18 26 (2.21%) Perl
19 24 (2.04%) Scala
20 13 (1.10%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 175 (14.87%) Degree
2 58 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.27%) PhD
5 15 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.19%) CISSP
7 11 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.85%) SANS
9 9 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.68%) CISM
10 8 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.51%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.51%) PMP
12 5 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.34%) CEH
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.27%) QA
2 23 (1.95%) GDPR
3 22 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.44%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.36%) SLA
6 13 (1.10%) CDISC
7 6 (0.51%) WCAG
8 4 (0.34%) Basel III
8 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.34%) NIST
9 3 (0.25%) Good Clinical Practice
9 3 (0.25%) SEPA
10 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.085%) GRC
11 1 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.085%) NCSC
11 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 166 (14.10%) Docker
2 35 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.36%) HDFS
5 8 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.34%) Firmware
8 4 (0.34%) LXC
9 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.25%) vSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.085%) Lustre
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 132 (11.21%) Kubernetes
2 128 (10.88%) Terraform
3 55 (4.67%) Ansible
4 34 (2.89%) Puppet
5 21 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.44%) AirWatch
6 17 (1.44%) Jamf Pro
7 13 (1.10%) Consul
7 13 (1.10%) Nagios
7 13 (1.10%) Sysdig
8 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.68%) FlexNet
10 7 (0.59%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.59%) SCCM
11 6 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.42%) Packer
12 5 (0.42%) QRadar
12 5 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 153 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 137 (11.64%) Google
3 82 (6.97%) Oracle
4 34 (2.89%) Facebook
5 28 (2.38%) Citrix
5 28 (2.38%) VMware
6 27 (2.29%) Apple
7 26 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.21%) TOWER Software
8 22 (1.87%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.78%) JDA
9 21 (1.78%) SAP
9 21 (1.78%) Splunk
10 16 (1.36%) Adobe
11 15 (1.27%) CyberArk
11 15 (1.27%) IBM
12 14 (1.19%) DocuSign
12 14 (1.19%) Reuters
12 14 (1.19%) Wallstreet Suite
13 13 (1.10%) Red Hat