Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 6 months to 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 571 441 519
Rank change year-on-year -130 +78 +468
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 207 943 919
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 3.41% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 189 831 742
Median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £83,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +17.65%

Visual Studio Team System is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,306 27,684 35,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.99% 19.35% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,658 21,929 28,820
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the UK over the 6 months to 4 August 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 -118 188 £60,000 +9.09% 26
UK excluding London -33 121 £52,500 - 25
London -38 83 £70,000 +7.69% 6
South East 0 41 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North of England +114 28 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Wales +26 16 £43,750 -18.98% 5
Yorkshire +101 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Work from Home +13 15 £57,500 +4.55% 5
South West +49 14 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Midlands +49 14 £59,500 +8.18% 2
North West +102 10 £52,500 -4.55% 2
West Midlands +40 10 £64,750 +17.73% 1
East of England +73 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +65 4 £55,000 - 1
North East +27 3 £47,000 -1.05%

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 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 Visual Studio Team System.

1 176 (85.02%) Azure
2 141 (68.12%) DevOps
3 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (51.69%) C#
5 106 (51.21%) .NET
6 104 (50.24%) Microsoft
7 92 (44.44%) SQL
8 81 (39.13%) SQL Server
9 79 (38.16%) Git (software)
10 68 (32.85%) JavaScript
11 65 (31.40%) Scrum
11 65 (31.40%) Test Automation
12 58 (28.02%) Java
13 53 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (25.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (23.67%) AngularJS
16 46 (22.22%) TDD
17 45 (21.74%) .NET Core
18 44 (21.26%) CSS
19 41 (19.81%) HTML
19 41 (19.81%) AWS
20 40 (19.32%) JIRA
21 39 (18.84%) PowerShell
22 38 (18.36%) SaaS
23 37 (17.87%) MVC
24 36 (17.39%) Web Services
24 36 (17.39%) Selenium
24 36 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
25 35 (16.91%) Docker
25 35 (16.91%) Microservices

Visual Studio Team System
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 13 (6.28%) Confluence
2 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.86%) CMS
4 7 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.90%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.90%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) DNN
8 2 (0.97%) IIS
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 176 (85.02%) Azure
2 41 (19.81%) AWS
3 38 (18.36%) SaaS
4 27 (13.04%) PaaS
5 17 (8.21%) IaaS
6 15 (7.25%) Serverless
7 12 (5.80%) Power Platform
7 12 (5.80%) Slack
8 11 (5.31%) Azure Functions
8 11 (5.31%) GCP
9 10 (4.83%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (4.83%) GitHub
10 8 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (3.38%) Office 365
12 6 (2.90%) BPaaS
12 6 (2.90%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (2.42%) BrowserStack
14 4 (1.93%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) HTTP
2 6 (2.90%) MQTT
3 5 (2.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 25 (12.08%) NoSQL
4 23 (11.11%) Big Data
5 14 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.28%) MySQL
6 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.80%) Power BI
7 12 (5.80%) RDBMS
8 11 (5.31%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (4.35%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.90%) GIS
11 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (38.16%) Git (software)
2 52 (25.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (19.32%) JIRA
4 36 (17.39%) Selenium
5 31 (14.98%) Visual Studio
6 25 (12.08%) Jenkins
6 25 (12.08%) SpecFlow
7 17 (8.21%) Postman
8 15 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (6.76%) Cypress.io
10 12 (5.80%) GitLab
10 12 (5.80%) JMeter
11 11 (5.31%) Bitbucket
12 10 (4.83%) Cucumber
12 10 (4.83%) WebDriver
13 9 (4.35%) SoapUI
14 7 (3.38%) NUnit
15 6 (2.90%) Gerrit
15 6 (2.90%) TeamCity
16 5 (2.42%) Newman
General
1 30 (14.49%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Games
3 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.42%) Retail
5 5 (2.42%) Retail Finance
6 3 (1.45%) Automotive
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Local Government
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (30.43%) Developer
2 34 (16.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.73%) Architect
5 14 (6.76%) Analyst
5 14 (6.76%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Azure Developer
6 12 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Consultant
8 10 (4.83%) Azure DevOps
8 10 (4.83%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (4.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.35%) Azure Architect
9 9 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (51.21%) .NET
2 49 (23.67%) AngularJS
3 45 (21.74%) .NET Core
4 44 (21.26%) CSS
5 41 (19.81%) HTML
6 36 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (17.39%) Web Services
7 35 (16.91%) .NET Framework
8 28 (13.53%) RESTful
9 27 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 26 (12.56%) HTML5
10 26 (12.56%) JSON
11 20 (9.66%) Entity Framework
11 20 (9.66%) jQuery
12 18 (8.70%) React
13 17 (8.21%) XML
14 12 (5.80%) REST
15 11 (5.31%) WCF
16 10 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (4.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Public Cloud
1 15 (7.25%) User Experience
2 12 (5.80%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.48%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.46%) Windows
2 22 (10.63%) Linux
3 14 (6.76%) Unix
4 6 (2.90%) CoreOS
4 6 (2.90%) zOS
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (68.12%) DevOps
2 120 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (31.40%) Scrum
3 65 (31.40%) Test Automation
4 53 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (22.22%) TDD
6 37 (17.87%) MVC
7 35 (16.91%) Kanban
7 35 (16.91%) Microservices
8 34 (16.43%) BDD
9 31 (14.98%) SDLC
10 30 (14.49%) OO
11 29 (14.01%) Computer Science
12 25 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (12.08%) Software Engineering
13 24 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (9.66%) ETL
15 19 (9.18%) Analytics
16 18 (8.70%) Configuration Management
16 18 (8.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (51.69%) C#
2 92 (44.44%) SQL
3 68 (32.85%) JavaScript
4 58 (28.02%) Java
5 39 (18.84%) PowerShell
6 24 (11.59%) Python
7 21 (10.14%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.86%) PHP
10 7 (3.38%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.90%) C++
12 5 (2.42%) VB
13 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.97%) ES6
14 2 (0.97%) ES7
14 2 (0.97%) Groovy
15 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (15.94%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.42%) ISEB
5 5 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.46%) QA
2 7 (3.38%) GDPR
3 6 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (16.91%) Docker
2 17 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.90%) XenApp
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 34 (16.43%) Kubernetes
2 20 (9.66%) Ansible
3 17 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (8.21%) Puppet
4 16 (7.73%) Terraform
5 6 (2.90%) Grafana
5 6 (2.90%) Kibana
5 6 (2.90%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.45%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.97%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.97%) Nagios
7 2 (0.97%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 104 (50.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.76%) VMware
3 10 (4.83%) Oracle
4 9 (4.35%) Tableau
5 8 (3.86%) Google
6 7 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.38%) Talend
7 6 (2.90%) Citrix
7 6 (2.90%) Databricks
7 6 (2.90%) RedGate
7 6 (2.90%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.93%) Cadence
10 3 (1.45%) Brightcove
10 3 (1.45%) Optimizely
11 2 (0.97%) HP
11 2 (0.97%) Splunk
12 1 (0.48%) hybris
12 1 (0.48%) Incapsula
12 1 (0.48%) Xamarin