Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 379 397 386
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 +63
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 983 1,165 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.97% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 665 754 976
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.95% -9.52% +10.53%

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 47,314 59,072 67,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,404 44,755 52,848
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +40 929 £67,500 +8.00% 137
UK excluding London +91 488 £56,500 +18.95% 88
London -34 449 £80,000 +15.94% 58
South East +109 209 £56,500 +13.00% 33
Midlands +4 93 £56,250 -6.25% 7
North of England +64 65 £55,000 +33.33% 16
East of England +87 60 £60,000 -14.29% 8
West Midlands +17 50 £52,500 +31.25% 7
South West +45 43 £47,500 +11.76% 14
East Midlands +8 43 £60,000 -
North West +50 35 £55,000 +25.71% 6
Yorkshire +29 22 £70,000 +75.00% 8
North East +19 8 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Wales -8 8 £51,250 +42.36% 2
Scotland -25 8 £62,500 +38.89% 8
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 349 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (24.72%) Finance
3 206 (20.96%) Virtual Team Management
4 191 (19.43%) Degree
5 186 (18.92%) C#
6 174 (17.70%) Project Management
7 167 (16.99%) Azure
8 166 (16.89%) Microsoft
9 164 (16.68%) AWS
10 160 (16.28%) Java
11 154 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
12 147 (14.95%) Analytics
13 138 (14.04%) Scrum
14 134 (13.63%) HTML
15 128 (13.02%) Python
16 124 (12.61%) SQL
17 123 (12.51%) AngularJS
18 121 (12.31%) QA
18 121 (12.31%) Presales
19 116 (11.80%) DevOps
20 115 (11.70%) Mentoring
21 113 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
22 112 (11.39%) Project Delivery
23 111 (11.29%) JavaScript
23 111 (11.29%) Windows
24 110 (11.19%) Computer Science
25 108 (10.99%) .NET
26 106 (10.78%) Software Engineering
27 103 (10.48%) Jenkins
28 99 (10.07%) Git (software)

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 43 (4.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 37 (3.76%) CMS
3 31 (3.15%) Confluence
4 25 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.53%) Headless CMS
7 13 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.22%) Apache
9 11 (1.12%) Apache Pig
9 11 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.12%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.51%) WordPress
14 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) Marvel
6 2 (0.20%) Sketch
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.10%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 20 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
2 19 (1.93%) Magento
3 13 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.41%) SAP GTS
8 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.41%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.10%) HFM
10 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 167 (16.99%) Azure
2 164 (16.68%) AWS
3 74 (7.53%) Office 365
4 53 (5.39%) GCP
5 42 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (4.17%) Serverless
7 38 (3.87%) SaaS
8 22 (2.24%) PaaS
9 21 (2.14%) IaaS
10 18 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (1.53%) Apigee
11 15 (1.53%) Boomi
12 14 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (1.32%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (1.22%) Force.com
15 11 (1.12%) OneDrive
16 9 (0.92%) Stackdriver
17 7 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.60%) Firewall
2 45 (4.58%) Internet
3 32 (3.26%) LAN
4 30 (3.05%) WAN
5 23 (2.34%) DNS
6 22 (2.24%) HTTP
7 18 (1.83%) SAN
8 17 (1.73%) Skype
8 17 (1.73%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.63%) VPN
9 16 (1.63%) Wireless
10 13 (1.32%) Network Security
11 11 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.02%) DHCP
13 8 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
14 7 (0.71%) NAS
14 7 (0.71%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.61%) VSAN
16 5 (0.51%) Kerberos
17 4 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 43 (4.37%) Big Data
4 42 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.56%) RDBMS
6 25 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.83%) MySQL
8 16 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 14 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.32%) Endeca
11 12 (1.22%) Power BI
12 10 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (1.02%) HBase
12 10 (1.02%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.92%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.81%) Text Mining
15 7 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 103 (10.48%) Jenkins
2 99 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 83 (8.44%) JIRA
4 54 (5.49%) gulp
5 53 (5.39%) Grunt
6 44 (4.48%) Selenium
7 30 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 27 (2.75%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.93%) webpack
11 18 (1.83%) JUnit
11 18 (1.83%) SoapUI
12 17 (1.73%) HP UFT
12 17 (1.73%) LoadRunner
12 17 (1.73%) WiX
13 15 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (1.53%) Mockito
13 15 (1.53%) Spock
14 14 (1.42%) Vagrant
15 13 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 243 (24.72%) Finance
2 79 (8.04%) Marketing
3 47 (4.78%) Banking
4 42 (4.27%) Retail
5 38 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 26 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.63%) Legal
9 14 (1.42%) Law
10 11 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.92%) Back Office
12 8 (0.81%) Automotive
12 8 (0.81%) Publishing
13 7 (0.71%) Advertising
13 7 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.71%) Games
14 6 (0.61%) Local Government
14 6 (0.61%) Police
15 5 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 194 (19.74%) Developer
2 130 (13.22%) Architect
3 79 (8.04%) C# Developer
4 78 (7.93%) Full Stack Developer
5 62 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
6 59 (6.00%) Angular Developer
7 55 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 53 (5.39%) Analyst
8 53 (5.39%) Consultant
9 52 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
10 50 (5.09%) Lead Developer
11 43 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 32 (3.26%) IT Manager
12 32 (3.26%) Team Leader
13 30 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 29 (2.95%) Business Analyst
14 29 (2.95%) Senior Manager
15 28 (2.85%) Software Developer
16 25 (2.54%) Salesforce Architect
17 23 (2.34%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (13.63%) HTML
2 123 (12.51%) AngularJS
3 108 (10.99%) .NET
4 82 (8.34%) React
5 71 (7.22%) CSS
6 63 (6.41%) Web Services
7 56 (5.70%) RESTful
7 56 (5.70%) XML
8 54 (5.49%) REST
9 48 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (4.58%) SOAP
11 42 (4.27%) .NET Framework
12 40 (4.07%) ASP.NET
13 38 (3.87%) GraphQL
14 36 (3.66%) Gherkin
15 32 (3.26%) Entity Framework
16 27 (2.75%) Spring
17 25 (2.54%) jQuery
17 25 (2.54%) JSON
18 24 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.51%) User Experience
3 58 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.56%) iPad
6 33 (3.36%) Algorithms
7 30 (3.05%) Cloud Native
8 29 (2.95%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.75%) Public Cloud
10 26 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (2.54%) Data Structures
12 23 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.22%) PMI
15 11 (1.12%) PKI
16 10 (1.02%) CUDA
17 8 (0.81%) Robotics
18 7 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.29%) Windows
2 95 (9.66%) Linux
3 28 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.75%) Unix
5 13 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.92%) Android
8 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.61%) VMS
9 5 (0.51%) Debian
9 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
11 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (20.96%) Virtual Team Management
3 174 (17.70%) Project Management
4 154 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
5 147 (14.95%) Analytics
6 138 (14.04%) Scrum
7 121 (12.31%) Presales
8 116 (11.80%) DevOps
9 115 (11.70%) Mentoring
10 113 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 112 (11.39%) Project Delivery
12 110 (11.19%) Computer Science
13 106 (10.78%) Software Engineering
14 97 (9.87%) Test Automation
15 88 (8.95%) Waterfall
16 81 (8.24%) TDD
17 79 (8.04%) Creative Thinking
17 79 (8.04%) SDLC
18 78 (7.93%) Time Management
19 77 (7.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (18.92%) C#
2 160 (16.28%) Java
3 128 (13.02%) Python
4 124 (12.61%) SQL
5 111 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 50 (5.09%) TypeScript
7 43 (4.37%) C
8 41 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 31 (3.15%) Ruby
10 25 (2.54%) C++
11 23 (2.34%) PHP
12 19 (1.93%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.93%) Groovy
13 17 (1.73%) ES6
13 17 (1.73%) Java 8
14 10 (1.02%) ES7
15 8 (0.81%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.61%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.61%) Scala
16 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 191 (19.43%) Degree
2 65 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.93%) Master's Degree
7 18 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.73%) CISSP
8 17 (1.73%) PMI Certification
9 15 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (1.12%) CCIE
11 10 (1.02%) MCSA
11 10 (1.02%) PhD
12 9 (0.92%) PMP
13 8 (0.81%) MCSE
14 7 (0.71%) CISM
14 7 (0.71%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.71%) OSCP
15 6 (0.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (12.31%) QA
2 32 (3.26%) PMO
3 29 (2.95%) Data Quality
4 22 (2.24%) GDPR
5 15 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.22%) SLA
7 10 (1.02%) NCSC
8 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.41%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.31%) PSD2
11 2 (0.20%) COBIT
11 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 55 (5.60%) Docker
2 40 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.22%) vSphere
7 9 (0.92%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.71%) Xen
9 6 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.31%) Firmware
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.20%) XenApp
13 1 (0.10%) KVM
13 1 (0.10%) LXC
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (4.07%) Ansible
1 40 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.46%) Terraform
3 28 (2.85%) Puppet
4 26 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 20 (2.03%) Salt
6 19 (1.93%) SCCM
7 17 (1.73%) Kibana
8 15 (1.53%) Istio
8 15 (1.53%) Knative
9 7 (0.71%) Grafana
9 7 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.71%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.61%) Packer
11 5 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.51%) WSUS
12 4 (0.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 166 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.95%) Salesforce.com
3 85 (8.65%) SAP
4 57 (5.80%) Google
5 56 (5.70%) Oracle
6 52 (5.29%) Adobe
7 35 (3.56%) IBM
8 34 (3.46%) VMware
9 28 (2.85%) hybris
10 24 (2.44%) Cisco
11 21 (2.14%) Citrix
11 21 (2.14%) Dell
11 21 (2.14%) Splunk
12 17 (1.73%) Dynatrace
12 17 (1.73%) WorldPay
13 16 (1.63%) New Relic
14 15 (1.53%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.42%) Demandware
16 13 (1.32%) Elastic Path
16 13 (1.32%) Interwoven