Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 791 512 487
Rank change year-on-year -279 -25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 264 228 765
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.99% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 151 197 607
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £80,625 £68,750 £70,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 26,181 11,473 25,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.34% 21.17% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16,096 9,638 20,706
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,575 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 29 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 16 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 29 November 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 -261 239 £60,000 +9.09% 44
UK excluding London -217 168 £50,000 +5.26% 27
London -252 73 £80,000 +12.68% 17
South East -134 69 £55,000 - 9
Work from Home -220 66 £62,500 +21.95% 9
North of England -110 42 £42,500 -1.73% 3
Midlands -91 31 £50,000 +5.26% 8
West Midlands -89 26 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire -95 19 £52,500 +23.53%
South West -80 14 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North East -30 12 £70,000 +60.00% 1
North West -95 11 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Scotland - 7 £57,500 -
East Midlands -61 5 £42,500 -22.73% 3
East of England -112 4 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Wales -75 2 £47,500 +22.58%

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 240 (90.91%) Azure
2 207 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (73.48%) DevOps
4 153 (57.95%) .NET
5 136 (51.52%) C#
6 128 (48.48%) Microsoft
7 127 (48.11%) SQL
8 104 (39.39%) JavaScript
9 103 (39.02%) SQL Server
10 98 (37.12%) Microservices
11 96 (36.36%) Test Automation
12 87 (32.95%) .NET Core
13 85 (32.20%) PaaS
14 78 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 71 (26.89%) SaaS
16 66 (25.00%) Active Directory
17 65 (24.62%) .NET Framework
17 65 (24.62%) Git (software)
18 64 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
18 64 (24.24%) Scrum
19 63 (23.86%) IaaS
20 62 (23.48%) React
20 62 (23.48%) Web Services
21 61 (23.11%) Social Skills
22 57 (21.59%) Azure Key Vault
22 57 (21.59%) Azure Active Directory
23 56 (21.21%) Docker
24 55 (20.83%) jQuery
25 53 (20.08%) Kubernetes
25 53 (20.08%) Mentoring

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 19 (7.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
5 5 (1.89%) Ethereum
5 5 (1.89%) Hyperledger
6 4 (1.52%) Apache
6 4 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.52%) IIS
7 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.14%) Traefik
8 2 (0.76%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) NetSuite
2 7 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.89%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (1.89%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 240 (90.91%) Azure
2 85 (32.20%) PaaS
3 71 (26.89%) SaaS
4 63 (23.86%) IaaS
5 57 (21.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 57 (21.59%) Azure Key Vault
6 50 (18.94%) Azure Service Bus
7 36 (13.64%) Azure App Service
7 36 (13.64%) Azure Storage
8 25 (9.47%) GitHub
9 22 (8.33%) Azure Service Fabric
10 19 (7.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 19 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (7.20%) GCP
11 17 (6.44%) AWS
12 12 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (4.55%) Power Platform
13 11 (4.17%) Serverless
14 10 (3.79%) Azure Logic Apps
15 9 (3.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.29%) Network Security
2 22 (8.33%) Firewall
3 19 (7.20%) DNS
3 19 (7.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.58%) Big Data
4 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2017
7 9 (3.41%) SSDT
8 8 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.65%) Power BI
10 6 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.27%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.89%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (1.89%) MySQL
11 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 78 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 49 (18.56%) Visual Studio
4 44 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 36 (13.64%) JIRA
6 19 (7.20%) Subversion
7 16 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 14 (5.30%) NUnit
9 13 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (4.92%) Selenium
10 10 (3.79%) Bitbucket
11 9 (3.41%) Gerrit
11 9 (3.41%) GitLab
11 9 (3.41%) JMeter
11 9 (3.41%) Postman
12 7 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.27%) MSTest
13 6 (2.27%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 61 (23.11%) Social Skills
2 49 (18.56%) Finance
3 26 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.20%) Organisational Skills
5 16 (6.06%) Marketing
6 10 (3.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (3.41%) Banking
8 8 (3.03%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.27%) Law
10 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.14%) Games
12 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.38%) Electronics
13 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.38%) Front Office
13 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (48.48%) Developer
2 43 (16.29%) Azure Specialist
2 43 (16.29%) Security Specialist
3 33 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 29 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 29 (10.98%) Software Developer
5 28 (10.61%) Analyst
5 28 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 26 (9.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (5.30%) Azure Developer
11 12 (4.55%) Development Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.79%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (3.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (57.95%) .NET
2 87 (32.95%) .NET Core
3 65 (24.62%) .NET Framework
4 62 (23.48%) React
4 62 (23.48%) Web Services
5 55 (20.83%) jQuery
6 50 (18.94%) CSS
6 50 (18.94%) Entity Framework
7 49 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 44 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 39 (14.77%) RESTful
10 29 (10.98%) HTML
11 28 (10.61%) ASP.NET
12 27 (10.23%) SOAP
13 26 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (8.71%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (7.58%) ARM Templates
16 19 (7.20%) ActiveMQ
17 18 (6.82%) LINQ
18 15 (5.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.29%) Cyberthreat
2 21 (7.95%) N-Tier
3 20 (7.58%) User Experience
4 16 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (5.68%) Virtual Team
6 13 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.55%) Legacy Systems
8 11 (4.17%) Cloud Native
8 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (3.03%) Mobile App
10 8 (3.03%) Private Cloud
11 6 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.89%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.89%) Robotics
13 4 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.52%) Social Network
14 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
15 2 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.23%) VMS
2 18 (6.82%) Windows
3 17 (6.44%) Linux
4 9 (3.41%) CoreOS
4 9 (3.41%) Unix
4 9 (3.41%) zOS
5 6 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (73.48%) DevOps
3 98 (37.12%) Microservices
4 96 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 64 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (24.24%) Scrum
6 53 (20.08%) Mentoring
7 48 (18.18%) User Stories
8 47 (17.80%) Prototyping
9 44 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 43 (16.29%) Cybersecurity
10 43 (16.29%) Penetration Testing
10 43 (16.29%) Proactive Monitoring
10 43 (16.29%) Threat Modelling
10 43 (16.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 42 (15.91%) SOLID
12 38 (14.39%) OO
12 38 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (14.02%) Software Engineering
14 36 (13.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (51.52%) C#
2 127 (48.11%) SQL
3 104 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.39%) T-SQL
5 35 (13.26%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 15 (5.68%) Python
8 13 (4.92%) Java
9 9 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.41%) XPath
10 7 (2.65%) X++
11 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.89%) DAML
12 4 (1.52%) VBA
13 3 (1.14%) PHP
13 3 (1.14%) R
14 2 (0.76%) Java 8
15 1 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.26%) Degree
3 20 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.14%) HND
5 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) CISMP
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.77%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.21%) Docker
3 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) LXC
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (20.08%) Kubernetes
2 29 (10.98%) Terraform
3 25 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.44%) Ansible
5 15 (5.68%) Puppet
6 7 (2.65%) Istio
7 6 (2.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.14%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.76%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.76%) Nagios
10 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.38%) Grafana
10 1 (0.38%) Mesos
10 1 (0.38%) MIIS
10 1 (0.38%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.38%) WSUS
10 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 128 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.44%) Oracle
3 11 (4.17%) Google
3 11 (4.17%) Remedy
4 8 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.65%) Databricks
6 6 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.27%) MarketAxess
6 6 (2.27%) Tradeweb
7 4 (1.52%) VMware
7 4 (1.52%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.14%) F5
8 3 (1.14%) Nintex
8 3 (1.14%) Veracode
9 2 (0.76%) Cadence
9 2 (0.76%) HP
9 2 (0.76%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.76%) WooCommerce