Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 345 370
Rank change year-on-year +108 +25 +20
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,791 413 1,226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 2.36% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 878 329 732
10th Percentile £41,775 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,563 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,893 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £104,125 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 49,057 17,517 49,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 35.85% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29,525 14,277 37,835
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,371
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.74% +1.66%
75th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +116 1,525 £70,000 +7.69% 170
London +97 899 £75,000 -6.25% 92
UK excluding London +67 693 £57,500 +4.55% 97
Work from Home +6 638 £70,000 +7.69% 33
South East +13 245 £56,750 -15.93% 24
North of England -12 165 £64,000 +16.36% 25
Midlands -42 122 £52,500 +5.00% 15
North West -39 92 £57,500 - 16
West Midlands -53 63 £80,000 +60.00% 8
Scotland -51 61 £52,500 +10.53% 14
East Midlands -45 59 £51,000 -6.22% 7
South West -49 53 £65,500 +45.56% 6
Yorkshire -64 53 £80,000 +45.45% 7
East of England -86 25 £60,000 +4.35% 8
North East -12 22 £42,500 - 2
Wales - 21 £50,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -47 5 £64,500 +17.27% 3

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 743 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (31.49%) Finance
3 474 (26.47%) Social Skills
4 460 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 424 (23.67%) Software Engineering
6 400 (22.33%) DevOps
7 394 (22.00%) React
7 394 (22.00%) AWS
8 339 (18.93%) Java
9 332 (18.54%) Docker
10 330 (18.43%) Azure
11 328 (18.31%) Python
12 289 (16.14%) Microservices
13 262 (14.63%) CSS
14 257 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
15 240 (13.40%) Microsoft
16 236 (13.18%) User Experience
17 234 (13.07%) SQL
18 233 (13.01%) Degree
19 224 (12.51%) HTML
20 223 (12.45%) Full Stack Development
21 221 (12.34%) Node.js
22 218 (12.17%) Kubernetes
23 216 (12.06%) Mentoring
24 206 (11.50%) Virtual Team Management
25 204 (11.39%) GCP
26 202 (11.28%) Google
27 197 (11.00%) TDD
28 193 (10.78%) Analytics
28 193 (10.78%) Terraform

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 (3.91%) CMS
2 48 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 48 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (1.73%) Kentico
4 19 (1.06%) Confluence
4 19 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 15 (0.84%) Apache
7 12 (0.67%) Headless CMS
8 10 (0.56%) WordPress
9 9 (0.50%) Ethereum
10 8 (0.45%) nginx
11 7 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.39%) GemFire
11 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.34%) IIS
13 5 (0.28%) Hyperledger
14 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.61%) Figma
4 11 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.61%) Sketch
5 9 (0.50%) Adobe XD
5 9 (0.50%) InVision
5 9 (0.50%) Marvel
5 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.056%) Blender
Business Applications
1 38 (2.12%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.61%) SAP SCM
6 8 (0.45%) Sentinel
7 7 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.39%) SAP GTS
8 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.28%) R3 Corda
10 4 (0.22%) Maximo
10 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.22%) SAP VC
11 3 (0.17%) Magento
11 3 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 394 (22.00%) AWS
2 330 (18.43%) Azure
3 204 (11.39%) GCP
4 177 (9.88%) SaaS
5 116 (6.48%) Serverless
6 95 (5.30%) GitHub
7 83 (4.63%) PaaS
8 69 (3.85%) IaaS
9 64 (3.57%) Power Platform
10 55 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 50 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
11 50 (2.79%) Microsoft 365
12 36 (2.01%) Amazon S3
13 35 (1.95%) Heroku
13 35 (1.95%) OpenShift
14 32 (1.79%) Firebase
15 31 (1.73%) Cloud Functions
16 28 (1.56%) Google Workspace
17 27 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.74%) Internet
2 33 (1.84%) Firewall
3 28 (1.56%) Intranet
3 28 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.34%) HTTP
5 22 (1.23%) Unified Communications
6 21 (1.17%) SAN
7 20 (1.12%) SMS
8 19 (1.06%) LAN
8 19 (1.06%) WAN
8 19 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.61%) VSAN
10 10 (0.56%) SSL
10 10 (0.56%) VPN
11 9 (0.50%) Broadband
11 9 (0.50%) DNS
12 8 (0.45%) Multicast
13 7 (0.39%) DHCP
13 7 (0.39%) SD-WAN
14 6 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
2 133 (7.43%) SQL Server
3 99 (5.53%) Relational Database
4 98 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 74 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 57 (3.18%) MySQL
7 56 (3.13%) Big Data
8 50 (2.79%) Data Lake
8 50 (2.79%) Redis
9 49 (2.74%) Blockchain
10 42 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.23%) Power BI
12 31 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (1.56%) Apache Hive
14 24 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (1.28%) HBase
16 22 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.95%) BigQuery
17 17 (0.95%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 170 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 129 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 83 (4.63%) JIRA
4 80 (4.47%) GitLab
5 70 (3.91%) webpack
6 37 (2.07%) Cypress.io
7 36 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 31 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 29 (1.62%) CircleCI
11 28 (1.56%) JUnit
12 26 (1.45%) Storybook
13 25 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.12%) EasyMock
15 20 (1.12%) Selenium
16 19 (1.06%) Mocha
17 18 (1.01%) RSpec
18 17 (0.95%) Babel
18 17 (0.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 564 (31.49%) Finance
2 474 (26.47%) Social Skills
3 191 (10.66%) Games
4 190 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (9.10%) Marketing
6 151 (8.43%) Banking
7 145 (8.10%) Retail
8 86 (4.80%) Advertising
9 77 (4.30%) Influencing Skills
10 76 (4.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 51 (2.85%) Law
12 48 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 48 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
13 30 (1.68%) Financial Institution
13 30 (1.68%) Telecoms
14 29 (1.62%) Public Sector
15 28 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
16 19 (1.06%) Publishing
17 18 (1.01%) Legal
18 17 (0.95%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 437 (24.40%) Developer
2 215 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 128 (7.15%) Architect
4 102 (5.70%) Analyst
5 84 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 79 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 66 (3.69%) Consultant
8 61 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 61 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 51 (2.85%) Business Analyst
10 50 (2.79%) Designer
11 48 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
12 43 (2.40%) Project Manager
13 41 (2.29%) Business Manager
14 37 (2.07%) Development Manager
14 37 (2.07%) Software Developer
15 36 (2.01%) Java Developer
16 34 (1.90%) AWS Engineer
17 32 (1.79%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (22.00%) React
2 262 (14.63%) CSS
3 224 (12.51%) HTML
4 221 (12.34%) Node.js
5 185 (10.33%) .NET
6 147 (8.21%) Spring
7 140 (7.82%) REST
8 107 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 107 (5.97%) Spring Boot
9 104 (5.81%) GraphQL
10 97 (5.42%) Vue.js
11 94 (5.25%) Web Services
12 92 (5.14%) Redux
13 90 (5.03%) RESTful
14 78 (4.36%) Kafka
15 74 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails
16 73 (4.08%) HTML5
17 67 (3.74%) COM
18 58 (3.24%) CSS3
18 58 (3.24%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 236 (13.18%) User Experience
2 153 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
3 134 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
4 90 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 88 (4.91%) Algorithms
6 80 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 59 (3.29%) Cloud Native
7 59 (3.29%) Legacy Systems
8 58 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (3.07%) Data Structures
10 51 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 50 (2.79%) Data Centre
12 48 (2.68%) Public Cloud
13 42 (2.35%) Social Media
14 39 (2.18%) Blog
15 33 (1.84%) Animation
15 33 (1.84%) Life Science
16 31 (1.73%) Driving Licence
17 28 (1.56%) Robotics
18 20 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 162 (9.05%) Linux
2 92 (5.14%) Windows
3 68 (3.80%) Unix
4 14 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.61%) Android
7 11 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.39%) SUSE
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.22%) DC/OS
12 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.056%) CentOS
14 1 (0.056%) Debian
14 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (23.67%) Software Engineering
3 400 (22.33%) DevOps
4 289 (16.14%) Microservices
5 257 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
6 223 (12.45%) Full Stack Development
7 216 (12.06%) Mentoring
8 206 (11.50%) Virtual Team Management
9 197 (11.00%) TDD
10 193 (10.78%) Analytics
11 189 (10.55%) Scrum
12 152 (8.49%) Computer Science
13 142 (7.93%) SDLC
13 142 (7.93%) Test Automation
14 136 (7.59%) Front End Development
15 128 (7.15%) Decision-Making
16 127 (7.09%) Coaching
17 121 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
18 116 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
19 113 (6.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 339 (18.93%) Java
3 328 (18.31%) Python
4 234 (13.07%) SQL
5 192 (10.72%) Go
6 176 (9.83%) C#
7 175 (9.77%) TypeScript
8 94 (5.25%) Ruby
9 72 (4.02%) C++
10 63 (3.52%) C
11 56 (3.13%) ES6
12 55 (3.07%) Kotlin
13 53 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 49 (2.74%) PHP
15 45 (2.51%) Bash Shell
16 43 (2.40%) Perl
17 42 (2.35%) Shell Script
18 41 (2.29%) Scala
19 37 (2.07%) T-SQL
20 33 (1.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (13.01%) Degree
2 57 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (2.35%) Master's Degree
5 17 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.78%) PhD
6 14 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.67%) CISSP
9 11 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.61%) PMP
10 10 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.56%) CBAP
10 10 (0.56%) CISM
10 10 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.39%) SANS
13 6 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.75%) QA
2 68 (3.80%) GDPR
3 44 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.95%) Accessibility
5 25 (1.40%) SLA
6 16 (0.89%) COBIT
7 13 (0.73%) WCAG
8 6 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.22%) Basel III
10 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.22%) PMO
11 3 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
12 2 (0.11%) NCSC
12 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.056%) GRC
13 1 (0.056%) IFRS
13 1 (0.056%) NIST
13 1 (0.056%) SOC 2
System Software
1 332 (18.54%) Docker
2 44 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.01%) HDFS
5 15 (0.84%) VMware NSX
6 10 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.34%) Firmware
8 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.28%) vSphere
9 3 (0.17%) LXC
10 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.11%) XenApp
11 1 (0.056%) NFS
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.056%) Samba
11 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 218 (12.17%) Kubernetes
2 193 (10.78%) Terraform
3 68 (3.80%) Ansible
4 20 (1.12%) AirWatch
5 19 (1.06%) Jamf Pro
5 19 (1.06%) Puppet
6 18 (1.01%) SCCM
6 18 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.56%) OpenView
8 10 (0.56%) OVSD
8 10 (0.56%) QRadar
8 10 (0.56%) SCOM
9 9 (0.50%) Consul
9 9 (0.50%) Nagios
9 9 (0.50%) Sysdig
10 8 (0.45%) Kibana
10 8 (0.45%) Mesos
10 8 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 240 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 202 (11.28%) Google
3 150 (8.38%) Oracle
4 49 (2.74%) SAP
5 48 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.29%) VMware
7 35 (1.95%) Apple
8 34 (1.90%) Facebook
9 30 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.68%) TOWER Software
10 27 (1.51%) Citrix
11 25 (1.40%) Adobe
11 25 (1.40%) Splunk
12 24 (1.34%) Remedy
13 23 (1.28%) Bloomberg
13 23 (1.28%) Cisco
14 21 (1.17%) IBM
15 18 (1.01%) DocuSign
15 18 (1.01%) Reuters
15 18 (1.01%) Wallstreet Suite