Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 371 383
Rank change year-on-year +40 +12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 767 901 1,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.06% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 531 614 746
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £45,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,387 £56,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.34% +18.95% -11.21%

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 32,717 43,836 58,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.50% 38.59% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23,312 34,125 44,860
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +41 661 £65,000 - 160
London +106 400 £72,500 -9.38% 76
UK excluding London -5 293 £58,387 +3.34% 91
Work from Home -8 262 £60,000 +20.00% 47
South East -3 102 £60,000 - 28
Midlands +32 54 £55,000 - 15
Scotland +40 42 £62,500 +31.58% 2
North of England +15 42 £60,000 +6.67% 24
West Midlands +29 27 £60,000 +11.63% 9
East Midlands +22 27 £52,500 -4.55% 6
South West -15 27 £50,000 +2.56% 11
North West +35 26 £60,000 +11.63% 18
East of England +21 16 £70,000 +40.00% 6
North East +14 9 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire -3 7 £47,500 -25.49% 4
Wales +25 6 £50,000 - 5
Northern Ireland +5 4 £50,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 336 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (25.95%) AWS
3 177 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 155 (20.21%) SQL
5 154 (20.08%) Java
5 154 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
6 149 (19.43%) Finance
7 147 (19.17%) DevOps
8 144 (18.77%) JavaScript
9 141 (18.38%) Degree
10 122 (15.91%) Test Automation
11 115 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
12 112 (14.60%) Azure
13 111 (14.47%) .NET
14 105 (13.69%) Virtual Team Management
15 103 (13.43%) Python
15 103 (13.43%) Microsoft
16 101 (13.17%) C#
17 97 (12.65%) Linux
18 95 (12.39%) Node.js
19 92 (11.99%) Computer Science
20 89 (11.60%) Open Source
21 88 (11.47%) CSS
22 77 (10.04%) React
23 76 (9.91%) Analytics
24 75 (9.78%) Docker
25 74 (9.65%) Relational Database
25 74 (9.65%) HTML
26 73 (9.52%) SDLC
27 69 (9.00%) 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 20 (2.61%) Apache ServiceMix
1 20 (2.61%) JBoss
1 20 (2.61%) Red Hat Fuse
2 14 (1.83%) SAS
3 12 (1.56%) Confluence
4 10 (1.30%) IIS
5 9 (1.17%) CMS
5 9 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.52%) WordPress
11 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.39%) TPMS
11 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.78%) Figma
6 5 (0.65%) InVision
6 5 (0.65%) Sketch
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.39%) UXPin
8 2 (0.26%) Marvel
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) GIMP
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.65%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.39%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 199 (25.95%) AWS
2 112 (14.60%) Azure
3 69 (9.00%) GCP
4 51 (6.65%) SaaS
5 35 (4.56%) Power Platform
6 23 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (3.00%) Serverless
7 22 (2.87%) PaaS
8 20 (2.61%) Boomi
8 20 (2.61%) IaaS
9 17 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
10 16 (2.09%) Amazon EKS
11 14 (1.83%) Amazon S3
12 11 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
12 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (1.30%) Datadog
14 9 (1.17%) Google Workspace
15 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.78%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.96%) Internet
1 15 (1.96%) LAN
2 14 (1.83%) WAN
3 10 (1.30%) Firewall
4 7 (0.91%) VoIP
5 6 (0.78%) DNS
5 6 (0.78%) HTTP
5 6 (0.78%) RTP
5 6 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.65%) Network Security
6 5 (0.65%) SMS
7 4 (0.52%) SAN
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.52%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.26%) 5G
8 2 (0.26%) DHCP
8 2 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.26%) VLAN
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.65%) Relational Database
2 66 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.35%) MySQL
4 34 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.65%) Power BI
7 26 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.87%) Big Data
9 18 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.69%) JasperReports
10 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.56%) Data Lake
11 12 (1.56%) OLAP
11 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.56%) Tableau
12 11 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 69 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.30%) JIRA
5 18 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.35%) Travis CI
6 13 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.56%) webpack
8 10 (1.30%) EasyMock
8 10 (1.30%) GoCD
8 10 (1.30%) JUnit
8 10 (1.30%) MSI
8 10 (1.30%) WiX
9 9 (1.17%) git-flow
10 8 (1.04%) Selenium
11 7 (0.91%) GitLab
12 6 (0.78%) Spinnaker
12 6 (0.78%) Subversion
13 5 (0.65%) Maven
14 4 (0.52%) CircleCI
General
1 149 (19.43%) Finance
2 50 (6.52%) Games
3 48 (6.26%) Marketing
4 46 (6.00%) Retail
5 38 (4.95%) Advertising
6 37 (4.82%) Banking
7 30 (3.91%) Law
8 22 (2.87%) Public Sector
9 21 (2.74%) Telecoms
10 17 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 16 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.43%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.17%) Front Office
13 9 (1.17%) Publishing
14 8 (1.04%) Legal
15 6 (0.78%) French Language
15 6 (0.78%) German Language
16 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.65%) Electronics
16 5 (0.65%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 249 (32.46%) Developer
2 67 (8.74%) Senior Developer
3 64 (8.34%) Architect
4 62 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 48 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (4.43%) React Developer
6 34 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 25 (3.26%) Analyst
7 25 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (3.13%) IT Manager
8 24 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 23 (3.00%) Designer
9 23 (3.00%) Software Manager
10 21 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (2.74%) Ruby Developer
11 20 (2.61%) Development Manager
12 19 (2.48%) Senior Architect
12 19 (2.48%) Software Developer
13 17 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (2.22%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.47%) .NET
2 95 (12.39%) Node.js
3 88 (11.47%) CSS
4 77 (10.04%) React
5 74 (9.65%) HTML
6 57 (7.43%) RESTful
7 52 (6.78%) Redux
8 49 (6.39%) AngularJS
9 39 (5.08%) REST
10 36 (4.69%) Vue.js
11 32 (4.17%) .NET Core
12 27 (3.52%) Web Services
13 25 (3.26%) JSON
14 24 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (2.61%) ASP.NET
15 20 (2.61%) Entity Framework
16 19 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (2.35%) jQuery
17 18 (2.35%) Kafka
17 18 (2.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.91%) User Experience
3 51 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.09%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.96%) Online Games
11 14 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.83%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.56%) Animation
13 11 (1.43%) NHS
14 10 (1.30%) Clustering
14 10 (1.30%) Web 2.0
15 9 (1.17%) Life Science
15 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.04%) Fixed Income
16 8 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.65%) Linux
2 50 (6.52%) Windows
3 38 (4.95%) Unix
4 26 (3.39%) Android
5 14 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.30%) CentOS
7 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 154 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
4 147 (19.17%) DevOps
5 122 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 105 (13.69%) Virtual Team Management
7 92 (11.99%) Computer Science
8 89 (11.60%) Open Source
9 76 (9.91%) Analytics
10 73 (9.52%) SDLC
11 69 (9.00%) Unit Testing
12 68 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 64 (8.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (8.21%) Project Management
15 59 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
16 57 (7.43%) Configuration Management
17 55 (7.17%) Microservices
18 53 (6.91%) Fintech
19 51 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (20.21%) SQL
2 154 (20.08%) Java
3 144 (18.77%) JavaScript
4 103 (13.43%) Python
5 101 (13.17%) C#
6 66 (8.60%) TypeScript
7 64 (8.34%) C++
8 42 (5.48%) Go
9 33 (4.30%) C
10 32 (4.17%) Ruby
11 31 (4.04%) PHP
12 27 (3.52%) Kotlin
12 27 (3.52%) T-SQL
13 26 (3.39%) Bash Shell
14 19 (2.48%) Perl
15 15 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.56%) ES6
17 11 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.04%) SAS Macro
19 7 (0.91%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 141 (18.38%) Degree
2 45 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.30%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.04%) PhD
7 7 (0.91%) CISSP
8 6 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.78%) SANS
9 4 (0.52%) CEH
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.39%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.39%) CISM
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.26%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.26%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.82%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) CDISC
3 11 (1.43%) SLA
4 6 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
6 3 (0.39%) NIST
6 3 (0.39%) SEPA
7 2 (0.26%) Basel III
7 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) GMP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.13%) NCSC
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (9.78%) Docker
2 28 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.30%) HDFS
5 7 (0.91%) Firmware
5 7 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) LXC
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (8.34%) Terraform
2 54 (7.04%) Kubernetes
3 40 (5.22%) Ansible
4 36 (4.69%) Puppet
5 18 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.04%) FlexNet
7 7 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.91%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.78%) Consul
8 6 (0.78%) Nagios
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.78%) Sysdig
9 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.39%) SCCM
10 3 (0.39%) WSUS
11 2 (0.26%) Grafana
11 2 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 103 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.65%) Google
3 36 (4.69%) Oracle
4 30 (3.91%) VMware
5 25 (3.26%) IBM
6 23 (3.00%) TIBCO
7 21 (2.74%) Citrix
7 21 (2.74%) Dell
7 21 (2.74%) UiPath
8 20 (2.61%) MuleSoft
8 20 (2.61%) WSO2
9 16 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.96%) SAP
11 13 (1.69%) JDA
12 11 (1.43%) Cisco
12 11 (1.43%) Xamarin
13 10 (1.30%) Splunk
14 9 (1.17%) Adobe
14 9 (1.17%) BMC
14 9 (1.17%) Facebook