Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 497 486 432
Rank change year-on-year -11 -54 +340
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 300 699 1,034
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 2.88% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 312 559 928
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +13.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.77% +3.00% -

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 13,503 24,291 30,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.61% 19.33% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11,140 19,294 24,151
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,613 £33,196 £32,250
90th Percentile £83,875 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 14 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 28 January 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 -17 262 £55,000 - 37
UK excluding London +48 196 £47,500 -7.77% 24
London +17 94 £77,500 +14.81% 15
South East +72 67 £52,500 - 7
Work from Home -62 60 £52,500 -19.23% 12
North of England +48 42 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Midlands +68 39 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Midlands +58 39 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Wales +50 28 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +33 28 £44,000 -7.37% 1
South West +45 12 £55,000 +7.32% 4
North East +26 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +63 8 £50,000 -4.76%
North West +46 5 £45,000 +7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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.

1 251 (83.67%) Azure
2 227 (75.67%) DevOps
3 222 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (65.00%) C#
5 170 (56.67%) .NET
6 158 (52.67%) SQL
7 148 (49.33%) JavaScript
8 138 (46.00%) SQL Server
9 136 (45.33%) Test Automation
10 121 (40.33%) CSS
11 114 (38.00%) .NET Framework
12 110 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 108 (36.00%) Microsoft
14 107 (35.67%) .NET Core
15 96 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 95 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
17 93 (31.00%) jQuery
18 91 (30.33%) Entity Framework
18 91 (30.33%) Microservices
19 87 (29.00%) SOLID
20 86 (28.67%) MVC
20 86 (28.67%) Web Services
21 83 (27.67%) React
22 75 (25.00%) OO
23 73 (24.33%) SOA
24 72 (24.00%) T-SQL
25 71 (23.67%) Git (software)
26 70 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 63 (21.00%) Selenium
28 61 (20.33%) Terraform

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 49 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.67%) CMS
3 5 (1.67%) Confluence
4 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.67%) DNN
5 2 (0.67%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.33%) Kentico
6 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (17.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 251 (83.67%) Azure
2 46 (15.33%) PaaS
3 39 (13.00%) AWS
4 37 (12.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (3.33%) IaaS
5 10 (3.33%) SaaS
6 6 (2.00%) BrowserStack
6 6 (2.00%) GCP
6 6 (2.00%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.67%) BPaaS
7 5 (1.67%) Serverless
8 4 (1.33%) Logic Apps
8 4 (1.33%) Lucidchart
9 3 (1.00%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.00%) GitHub
10 2 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.00%) HTTP
2 18 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 9 (3.00%) Intranet
5 5 (1.67%) Firewall
6 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
6 9 (3.00%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.00%) Big Data
9 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.67%) Tableau
11 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.33%) MySQL
11 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.33%) Power BI
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 110 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (23.67%) Git (software)
3 63 (21.00%) Selenium
4 35 (11.67%) SpecFlow
5 28 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 22 (7.33%) Postman
7 21 (7.00%) JIRA
8 19 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (5.67%) Visual Studio
10 16 (5.33%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.33%) Cypress.io
11 10 (3.33%) Gerrit
11 10 (3.33%) GitLab
11 10 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (3.00%) Appium
12 9 (3.00%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.00%) Protractor
14 5 (1.67%) JMeter
15 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 40 (13.33%) Finance
2 21 (7.00%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.00%) Back Office
4 8 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (1.67%) Law
5 5 (1.67%) Publishing
6 2 (0.67%) Front Office
6 2 (0.67%) Local Government
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (52.33%) Developer
2 91 (30.33%) C# Developer
3 75 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 70 (23.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 62 (20.67%) .NET Developer
6 57 (19.00%) Azure Developer
7 55 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 52 (17.33%) Software Developer
9 50 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 49 (16.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 43 (14.33%) SQL Developer
12 38 (12.67%) Analyst
13 31 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 30 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
14 30 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
15 24 (8.00%) Test Analyst
16 23 (7.67%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
18 18 (6.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (56.67%) .NET
2 121 (40.33%) CSS
3 114 (38.00%) .NET Framework
4 107 (35.67%) .NET Core
5 96 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 93 (31.00%) jQuery
7 91 (30.33%) Entity Framework
8 86 (28.67%) Web Services
9 83 (27.67%) React
10 70 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 57 (19.00%) HTML
12 55 (18.33%) ASP.NET
13 50 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 26 (8.67%) RESTful
15 22 (7.33%) JSON
16 16 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (5.00%) LINQ
17 15 (5.00%) WCF
18 14 (4.67%) Ajax
18 14 (4.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 46 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.33%) Reinsurance
4 18 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.33%) User Experience
8 6 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.00%) Clustering
11 2 (0.67%) Wiki
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.00%) Windows
2 29 (9.67%) Linux
3 10 (3.33%) CoreOS
3 10 (3.33%) Unix
3 10 (3.33%) zOS
4 8 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.00%) CentOS
5 6 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (75.67%) DevOps
2 222 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (45.33%) Test Automation
4 95 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (30.33%) Microservices
6 87 (29.00%) SOLID
7 86 (28.67%) MVC
8 75 (25.00%) OO
9 73 (24.33%) SOA
10 55 (18.33%) CRM
11 53 (17.67%) Mentoring
12 50 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
13 48 (16.00%) UML
14 47 (15.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 44 (14.67%) Scrum
16 43 (14.33%) BDD
17 41 (13.67%) Migration
18 33 (11.00%) Kanban
18 33 (11.00%) TDD
19 31 (10.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 195 (65.00%) C#
2 158 (52.67%) SQL
3 148 (49.33%) JavaScript
4 72 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 51 (17.00%) PowerShell
6 35 (11.67%) Java
7 28 (9.33%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.00%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.33%) ES6
9 4 (1.33%) PHP
9 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.33%) ES7
11 1 (0.33%) R
11 1 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) VB6
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (14.33%) Degree
2 15 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.67%) ISEB
3 14 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.00%) HND
6 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.00%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) NCSC
4 1 (0.33%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (14.00%) Docker
2 16 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.67%) XenApp
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 61 (20.33%) Terraform
2 43 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 26 (8.67%) Ansible
5 12 (4.00%) ZABBIX
6 10 (3.33%) Puppet
7 6 (2.00%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 108 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.67%) Nintex
3 17 (5.67%) VMware
4 14 (4.67%) Oracle
5 12 (4.00%) New Relic
6 11 (3.67%) Cadence
6 11 (3.67%) Google
7 6 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.67%) Citrix
9 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.33%) RedGate
10 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.33%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.33%) Databricks
11 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.33%) Talend