Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 392 395 440
Rank change year-on-year +3 +45 -91
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,174 1,366 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.94% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 766 995 884
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +1.77% +2.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.04% +20.00% -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 63,237 70,294 70,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 40.58% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48,468 54,114 57,569
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +16 1,061 £65,000 +13.04% 179
London +56 651 £70,000 - 76
UK excluding London -65 464 £47,500 -12.04% 120
South East -11 160 £50,000 -9.91% 28
Midlands +58 115 £60,000 +20.00% 37
West Midlands +38 63 £52,500 - 25
Scotland 0 61 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North of England -65 54 £40,000 -25.93% 16
East Midlands +45 52 £60,000 +33.33% 12
South West -17 35 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East of England -32 34 £70,000 +40.00% 12
North West -27 28 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Yorkshire 0 24 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Wales +15 10 £36,000 -33.02% 3
North East -6 2 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 480 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (29.13%) Finance
3 308 (26.24%) SQL
4 245 (20.87%) Virtual Team Management
5 229 (19.51%) Java
6 224 (19.08%) Degree
7 203 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
8 184 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
9 176 (14.99%) Microsoft
10 172 (14.65%) Project Management
11 154 (13.12%) HTML
11 154 (13.12%) Computer Science
12 148 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 147 (12.52%) JavaScript
14 145 (12.35%) Software Engineering
15 144 (12.27%) Python
16 132 (11.24%) Linux
17 131 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
18 127 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 123 (10.48%) C#
19 123 (10.48%) .NET
20 120 (10.22%) Marketing
21 116 (9.88%) XML
22 115 (9.80%) ITIL
23 114 (9.71%) Windows
23 114 (9.71%) Oracle
23 114 (9.71%) Test Automation
23 114 (9.71%) Analytics
24 112 (9.54%) Scrum
25 109 (9.28%) DevOps

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 48 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 43 (3.66%) MQSeries
3 37 (3.15%) CMS
4 24 (2.04%) Ethereum
5 23 (1.96%) Apache
6 21 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 19 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (1.62%) Confluence
8 18 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.11%) SAS
9 13 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.68%) Hyperledger
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.68%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.51%) IIS
13 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.60%) Lectora
8 3 (0.26%) SPSS
9 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.17%) UXPin
10 1 (0.085%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 42 (3.58%) SAP Hybris
2 19 (1.62%) SDL Web 8
3 16 (1.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (1.36%) Magento
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.68%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.51%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.43%) HFM
7 5 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.085%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.085%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.085%) SAP GTS
11 1 (0.085%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 184 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (3.24%) SaaS
5 36 (3.07%) PaaS
6 34 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (2.04%) IaaS
8 23 (1.96%) Office 365
9 20 (1.70%) GitHub
10 12 (1.02%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.85%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.77%) Serverless
13 8 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
15 6 (0.51%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.20%) Firewall
2 58 (4.94%) Internet
3 50 (4.26%) WAN
4 45 (3.83%) HTTP
5 31 (2.64%) LAN
5 31 (2.64%) VPN
6 24 (2.04%) MPLS
7 17 (1.45%) DNS
8 16 (1.36%) Network Security
9 13 (1.11%) Broadband
9 13 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.02%) VoIP
10 12 (1.02%) Wireless
11 11 (0.94%) BGP
11 11 (0.94%) OSPF
11 11 (0.94%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.85%) VLAN
13 8 (0.68%) IPv6
13 8 (0.68%) VXLAN
13 8 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.69%) Relational Database
2 94 (8.01%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 65 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (4.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 56 (4.77%) Big Data
6 47 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 43 (3.66%) Bigtable
8 42 (3.58%) Blockchain
9 38 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (2.64%) HBase
12 27 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.96%) MySQL
14 22 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.62%) Endeca
16 16 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (1.36%) BigQuery
17 13 (1.11%) Redis
18 12 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 103 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 72 (6.13%) JIRA
3 42 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 37 (3.15%) Selenium
5 22 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.53%) Gradle
6 18 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.11%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.85%) JUnit
8 10 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 9 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.77%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.68%) git-flow
10 8 (0.68%) Grunt
10 8 (0.68%) gulp
10 8 (0.68%) Subversion
10 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.60%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 342 (29.13%) Finance
2 120 (10.22%) Marketing
3 74 (6.30%) Retail
4 69 (5.88%) Banking
5 50 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 49 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 42 (3.58%) Back Office
8 21 (1.79%) Legal
9 19 (1.62%) Advertising
10 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.36%) Law
12 13 (1.11%) Games
13 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.77%) Front Office
15 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.43%) Automotive
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
17 3 (0.26%) Billing
17 3 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (18.31%) Developer
2 144 (12.27%) Analyst
3 134 (11.41%) Architect
4 82 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 81 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 56 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 46 (3.92%) IT Manager
9 45 (3.83%) Python Engineer
10 44 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
11 37 (3.15%) Development Manager
11 37 (3.15%) Service Manager
12 35 (2.98%) Consultant
12 35 (2.98%) Java Engineer
13 32 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (2.73%) Software Manager
14 30 (2.56%) Technical Manager
15 28 (2.39%) Risk Analyst
15 28 (2.39%) Senior Manager
16 26 (2.21%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (13.12%) HTML
2 123 (10.48%) .NET
3 116 (9.88%) XML
4 108 (9.20%) Node.js
5 92 (7.84%) Web Services
6 85 (7.24%) CSS
7 69 (5.88%) REST
8 53 (4.51%) Middleware
8 53 (4.51%) Spring
9 51 (4.34%) AngularJS
10 47 (4.00%) JSON
11 46 (3.92%) HTML5
12 45 (3.83%) J2EE
13 43 (3.66%) XML Schema
14 37 (3.15%) jQuery
14 37 (3.15%) RESTful
15 36 (3.07%) OAuth
16 33 (2.81%) SAML
17 30 (2.56%) SOAP
18 28 (2.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
3 76 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 71 (6.05%) Data Centre
5 70 (5.96%) User Experience
6 52 (4.43%) Fintech
7 50 (4.26%) Public Cloud
8 31 (2.64%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.47%) Life Science
10 28 (2.39%) Fixed Income
11 27 (2.30%) Derivative
12 26 (2.21%) Algorithms
12 26 (2.21%) Enterprise Cloud
12 26 (2.21%) Equities
13 25 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
14 23 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.87%) Cyberattack
15 22 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.24%) Linux
2 114 (9.71%) Windows
3 55 (4.68%) Unix
4 28 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.30%) Android
6 21 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
12 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.34%) Solaris
14 3 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.26%) Debian
14 3 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.085%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (20.87%) Virtual Team Management
3 203 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
4 172 (14.65%) Project Management
5 154 (13.12%) Computer Science
6 145 (12.35%) Software Engineering
7 127 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 115 (9.80%) ITIL
9 114 (9.71%) Analytics
9 114 (9.71%) Test Automation
10 112 (9.54%) Scrum
11 109 (9.28%) DevOps
12 105 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (8.77%) TDD
14 98 (8.35%) OO
15 93 (7.92%) SDLC
16 87 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 87 (7.41%) Presales
17 86 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 86 (7.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 308 (26.24%) SQL
2 229 (19.51%) Java
3 147 (12.52%) JavaScript
4 144 (12.27%) Python
5 123 (10.48%) C#
6 75 (6.39%) C++
7 54 (4.60%) Ruby
8 43 (3.66%) XPath
9 41 (3.49%) Go
10 34 (2.90%) C
11 31 (2.64%) PHP
12 28 (2.39%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.30%) R
14 20 (1.70%) Elixir
15 19 (1.62%) Scala
16 16 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.36%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 224 (19.08%) Degree
2 72 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (3.32%) Master's Degree
4 29 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
8 22 (1.87%) CREST Certified
8 22 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.53%) CCNP
10 17 (1.45%) PMP
11 16 (1.36%) CCDP
11 16 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.28%) APMP
13 12 (1.02%) ISEB
13 12 (1.02%) PhD
14 10 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
15 9 (0.77%) CISSP
16 8 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.94%) QA
2 58 (4.94%) SLA
3 24 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.79%) GDPR
5 17 (1.45%) MiFID
6 15 (1.28%) PMO
7 13 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.60%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.26%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.17%) COBIT
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.085%) COSO
13 1 (0.085%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.085%) SEPA
System Software
1 77 (6.56%) Docker
2 71 (6.05%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.70%) HDFS
5 8 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.51%) XenApp
8 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.26%) KVM
10 3 (0.26%) NFS
10 3 (0.26%) pfSense
10 3 (0.26%) Samba
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.17%) vSphere
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.56%) Ansible
3 17 (1.45%) Terraform
4 12 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.02%) SCCM
5 10 (0.85%) Puppet
6 6 (0.51%) Grafana
6 6 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.51%) Kibana
6 6 (0.51%) logstash
6 6 (0.51%) Nessus
6 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.43%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.34%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.34%) Salt
9 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.17%) Ambari
10 2 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 176 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 114 (9.71%) Oracle
3 65 (5.54%) SAP
4 58 (4.94%) Cisco
5 57 (4.86%) hybris
6 39 (3.32%) Google
7 36 (3.07%) Adobe
8 31 (2.64%) ForgeRock
9 29 (2.47%) VMware
10 25 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 25 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.96%) ATG
11 23 (1.96%) Sitecore
11 23 (1.96%) Tableau
12 21 (1.79%) BT
12 21 (1.79%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.70%) HP
14 19 (1.62%) Interwoven
15 17 (1.45%) Splunk
16 16 (1.36%) IBM