Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 434 556 966
Rank change year-on-year +122 +410 +292
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 979 844 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 2.35% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 793 635 172
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -24.44%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +21.43%

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 28,005 35,865 34,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.49% 20.81% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,179 29,140 28,962
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 +108 882 £57,500 - 38
UK excluding London +113 516 £50,000 - 25
London +87 430 £67,500 +3.85% 17
South East +84 189 £55,000 +12.82% 10
Midlands +37 84 £50,000 -4.76% 7
West Midlands +35 69 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North of England -15 69 £45,000 -11.33% 2
South West +58 62 £42,500 -3.99% 1
Yorkshire -19 38 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +71 36 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Scotland +30 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West +18 26 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Wales +29 24 £55,000 +37.50%
Northern Ireland -14 20 £44,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +3 15 £40,000 +3.90% 5
North East +12 5 £50,000 +5.26%

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 723 (73.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 591 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (59.24%) .NET
3 580 (59.24%) DevOps
4 544 (55.57%) C#
5 453 (46.27%) Microsoft
6 428 (43.72%) SQL
7 328 (33.50%) Git (software)
8 317 (32.38%) JavaScript
9 310 (31.66%) SQL Server
10 271 (27.68%) Test Automation
10 271 (27.68%) PowerShell
11 255 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
12 254 (25.94%) Visual Studio
13 239 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
14 235 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 230 (23.49%) Scrum
16 222 (22.68%) ASP.NET
17 206 (21.04%) CSS
18 199 (20.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 198 (20.22%) MVC
20 196 (20.02%) Finance
21 189 (19.31%) React
22 187 (19.10%) Microservices
23 182 (18.59%) .NET Framework
24 175 (17.88%) Docker
25 171 (17.47%) SDLC
26 165 (16.85%) .NET Core
27 155 (15.83%) Windows
28 151 (15.42%) JIRA

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
1 147 (15.02%) SharePoint
2 58 (5.92%) Confluence
3 57 (5.82%) IIS
4 34 (3.47%) Apache
5 24 (2.45%) CMS
6 22 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.23%) Camunda
10 10 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.61%) OpenEdge
13 5 (0.51%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.41%) Documentum
14 4 (0.41%) nginx
15 1 (0.10%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.61%) InVision
2 6 (0.61%) Sketch
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 97 (9.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.92%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.72%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.72%) Sage CRM
5 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 723 (73.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 239 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (15.02%) PaaS
4 87 (8.89%) IaaS
5 66 (6.74%) SaaS
6 64 (6.54%) Serverless
7 60 (6.13%) Azure Functions
8 59 (6.03%) Dynamics 365
9 58 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 55 (5.62%) Power Platform
11 43 (4.39%) Office 365
12 40 (4.09%) GitHub
13 29 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (2.04%) BPaaS
15 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Flow
16 15 (1.53%) OneDrive
17 13 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (1.33%) NuGet
18 12 (1.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 12 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.90%) Firewall
2 19 (1.94%) Internet
3 13 (1.33%) DNS
4 10 (1.02%) Network Security
5 9 (0.92%) BIG-IP
5 9 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (0.92%) FabricPath
5 9 (0.92%) VLAN
6 8 (0.82%) VPN
7 7 (0.72%) Extranet
7 7 (0.72%) Intranet
7 7 (0.72%) LAN
7 7 (0.72%) MPLS
7 7 (0.72%) PBX
7 7 (0.72%) VoIP
7 7 (0.72%) WAN
7 7 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.51%) Broadband
9 3 (0.31%) HTTP
9 3 (0.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (31.66%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.38%) NoSQL
3 81 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 58 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (4.80%) Power BI
7 37 (3.78%) Data Lake
8 36 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 35 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (3.06%) MySQL
11 29 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (2.66%) Big Data
13 25 (2.55%) Relational Database
13 25 (2.55%) SQL Server 2017
14 24 (2.45%) Cosmos DB
15 23 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (2.15%) Hadoop
17 19 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 328 (33.50%) Git (software)
2 254 (25.94%) Visual Studio
3 235 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 151 (15.42%) JIRA
5 111 (11.34%) Jenkins
6 98 (10.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 94 (9.60%) Selenium
8 88 (8.99%) TeamCity
9 59 (6.03%) WebDriver
10 57 (5.82%) SpecFlow
11 32 (3.27%) Maven
12 30 (3.06%) Cucumber
12 30 (3.06%) Gradle
13 29 (2.96%) Bitbucket
14 25 (2.55%) NUnit
15 24 (2.45%) Ant
15 24 (2.45%) GitLab
16 22 (2.25%) Eclipse
17 19 (1.94%) MSTest
18 18 (1.84%) Subversion
General
1 196 (20.02%) Finance
2 69 (7.05%) Marketing
3 45 (4.60%) Retail
4 27 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 17 (1.74%) Front Office
6 15 (1.53%) Back Office
7 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.33%) Banking
9 11 (1.12%) Advertising
10 9 (0.92%) Legal
11 7 (0.72%) Games
12 4 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Law
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 391 (39.94%) Developer
2 179 (18.28%) .NET Developer
3 139 (14.20%) C# Developer
4 130 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 128 (13.07%) Senior Developer
6 86 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 79 (8.07%) Architect
8 73 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
9 68 (6.95%) Analyst
10 67 (6.84%) Azure Developer
11 63 (6.44%) Azure Engineer
12 58 (5.92%) Software Engineer
13 54 (5.52%) Senior C# Developer
14 53 (5.41%) Software Developer
15 49 (5.01%) Azure Architect
15 49 (5.01%) Azure DevOps
16 47 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
17 43 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
17 43 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
18 40 (4.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (59.24%) .NET
2 222 (22.68%) ASP.NET
3 206 (21.04%) CSS
4 199 (20.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 189 (19.31%) React
6 182 (18.59%) .NET Framework
7 165 (16.85%) .NET Core
8 122 (12.46%) Entity Framework
8 122 (12.46%) HTML
9 121 (12.36%) AngularJS
10 117 (11.95%) jQuery
11 112 (11.44%) JSON
12 111 (11.34%) Web Services
13 106 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 104 (10.62%) REST
15 76 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 59 (6.03%) RESTful
17 52 (5.31%) XML
18 51 (5.21%) Redux
19 43 (4.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (6.64%) Public Cloud
2 65 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (5.82%) Data Centre
6 56 (5.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 50 (5.11%) Mobile App
8 48 (4.90%) N-Tier
9 38 (3.88%) User Experience
10 22 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.74%) Blog
13 15 (1.53%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 10 (1.02%) IVR
15 10 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 155 (15.83%) Windows
2 80 (8.17%) Linux
3 59 (6.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 28 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.94%) Windows 8
8 18 (1.84%) Android
9 15 (1.53%) Unix
10 14 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.33%) CentOS
11 13 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.92%) SUSE
14 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.10%) Debian
14 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (59.24%) DevOps
3 271 (27.68%) Test Automation
4 255 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
5 230 (23.49%) Scrum
6 198 (20.22%) MVC
7 187 (19.10%) Microservices
8 171 (17.47%) SDLC
9 141 (14.40%) Software Engineering
10 129 (13.18%) TDD
11 127 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
12 122 (12.46%) Computer Science
13 116 (11.85%) Deployment Automation
14 111 (11.34%) CRM
15 110 (11.24%) BDD
16 97 (9.91%) Infrastructure as Code
17 95 (9.70%) Unit Testing
18 92 (9.40%) OO
19 86 (8.78%) SOA
20 84 (8.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 544 (55.57%) C#
2 428 (43.72%) SQL
3 317 (32.38%) JavaScript
4 271 (27.68%) PowerShell
5 117 (11.95%) Python
6 101 (10.32%) Java
7 88 (8.99%) T-SQL
8 74 (7.56%) TypeScript
9 51 (5.21%) Bash Shell
10 44 (4.49%) Ruby
11 21 (2.15%) C++
12 16 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.63%) VBA
13 13 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.23%) ES6
14 12 (1.23%) Go
14 12 (1.23%) X++
15 11 (1.12%) PHP
15 11 (1.12%) R
15 11 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 143 (14.61%) Degree
2 47 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.66%) ISEB
6 25 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 22 (2.25%) HND
8 8 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 4 (0.41%) MCSA
11 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.20%) MCP
13 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (11.54%) QA
2 31 (3.17%) SLA
3 24 (2.45%) GDPR
4 12 (1.23%) PMO
5 10 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 175 (17.88%) Docker
2 103 (10.52%) Active Directory
3 87 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 84 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (2.55%) XenApp
7 19 (1.94%) LXC
8 13 (1.33%) VMware NSX
9 10 (1.02%) KVM
10 9 (0.92%) vSphere
11 7 (0.72%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.31%) HDFS
14 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (14.91%) Kubernetes
2 70 (7.15%) Puppet
3 64 (6.54%) Terraform
4 62 (6.33%) Ansible
5 45 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.55%) vCenter Server
7 20 (2.04%) SCCM
8 16 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.02%) HP ALM
10 9 (0.92%) SCOM
10 9 (0.92%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.92%) vRealize
11 7 (0.72%) WSUS
12 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.31%) Grafana
13 3 (0.31%) Graphite
13 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.31%) Nessus
13 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.20%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 453 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.58%) VMware
3 59 (6.03%) Oracle
4 43 (4.39%) Google
5 39 (3.98%) Nintex
6 31 (3.17%) Citrix
7 22 (2.25%) Xamarin
8 21 (2.15%) SAP
9 17 (1.74%) Sitecore
10 16 (1.63%) Databricks
11 15 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.53%) HP
11 15 (1.53%) Splunk
12 14 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.33%) F5
14 12 (1.23%) Cisco
15 11 (1.12%) Autodesk
16 10 (1.02%) AppDynamics
17 9 (0.92%) JD Edwards
17 9 (0.92%) Red Hat