Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 503 474 485
Rank change year-on-year -29 +11 +480
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 181 848 995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 3.27% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 167 735 884
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £80,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +11.11%

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 10,245 25,923 32,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 18.93% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,485 20,505 26,580
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -57 153 £55,000 - 27
UK excluding London +20 122 £50,000 -2.91% 19
London +28 53 £70,000 +7.69% 10
South East +67 46 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Work from Home +6 26 £58,500 +6.36% 4
North of England +100 24 £45,000 - 3
Wales +48 22 £45,000 -16.67% 2
South West +60 14 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Yorkshire +87 11 £47,000 -1.05% 2
Midlands +72 11 £55,000 - 5
North West +96 7 £45,000 +2.86%
West Midlands +56 7 £47,500 -13.64% 3
North East +19 6 £42,500 -10.53% 1
East of England +108 5 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +80 4 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 155 (85.64%) Azure
2 132 (72.93%) DevOps
3 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (52.49%) C#
5 88 (48.62%) SQL
6 82 (45.30%) .NET
7 74 (40.88%) Microsoft
8 71 (39.23%) Git (software)
9 70 (38.67%) Test Automation
9 70 (38.67%) SQL Server
10 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
11 52 (28.73%) CSS
12 50 (27.62%) Scrum
13 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (25.41%) HTML
15 43 (23.76%) .NET Core
16 42 (23.20%) Finance
17 41 (22.65%) AngularJS
18 40 (22.10%) Selenium
19 38 (20.99%) Java
20 37 (20.44%) .NET Framework
20 37 (20.44%) Team Foundation Server
21 36 (19.89%) JSON
21 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET
22 35 (19.34%) MVC
23 32 (17.68%) Web Services
23 32 (17.68%) PowerShell
24 29 (16.02%) BDD
24 29 (16.02%) Windows
25 28 (15.47%) jQuery

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 10 (5.52%) CMS
2 9 (4.97%) Confluence
3 6 (3.31%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.21%) DNN
5 2 (1.10%) Apache
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 155 (85.64%) Azure
2 23 (12.71%) AWS
3 20 (11.05%) PaaS
4 18 (9.94%) IaaS
5 17 (9.39%) SaaS
6 10 (5.52%) BPaaS
7 7 (3.87%) Lucidchart
8 5 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.21%) Azure Functions
9 4 (2.21%) GCP
9 4 (2.21%) Serverless
10 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.55%) GitHub
11 1 (0.55%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) HTTP
2 9 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.76%) Intranet
4 4 (2.21%) Firewall
5 3 (1.66%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (9.94%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.18%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (4.42%) Big Data
7 8 (4.42%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.87%) MySQL
9 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2019
12 3 (1.66%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 71 (39.23%) Git (software)
2 40 (22.10%) Selenium
3 37 (20.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (13.26%) Jenkins
5 22 (12.15%) JIRA
6 20 (11.05%) SpecFlow
7 16 (8.84%) Cypress.io
8 13 (7.18%) Bitbucket
9 12 (6.63%) Postman
10 11 (6.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
11 9 (4.97%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (3.87%) Gerrit
13 7 (3.87%) GitLab
14 5 (2.76%) Appium
14 5 (2.76%) Protractor
14 5 (2.76%) SoapUI
15 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (23.20%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.31%) Publishing
4 5 (2.76%) Law
5 4 (2.21%) Local Government
5 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Back Office
6 2 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) Developer
2 32 (17.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.26%) Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) .NET Developer
5 18 (9.94%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (7.18%) Azure Developer
8 13 (7.18%) Test Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) Architect
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) Senior Test Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.52%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (5.52%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Junior
12 9 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.30%) .NET
2 52 (28.73%) CSS
3 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 46 (25.41%) HTML
5 43 (23.76%) .NET Core
6 41 (22.65%) AngularJS
7 37 (20.44%) .NET Framework
8 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET
8 36 (19.89%) JSON
9 32 (17.68%) Web Services
10 28 (15.47%) jQuery
11 27 (14.92%) RESTful
12 26 (14.36%) React
13 25 (13.81%) Entity Framework
13 25 (13.81%) HTML5
14 19 (10.50%) Ajax
15 18 (9.94%) XML
16 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET Core
16 16 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.21%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.66%) Clustering
6 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.02%) Windows
2 24 (13.26%) Linux
3 9 (4.97%) Unix
4 7 (3.87%) CoreOS
4 7 (3.87%) zOS
5 6 (3.31%) CentOS
5 6 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (72.93%) DevOps
2 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (38.67%) Test Automation
4 50 (27.62%) Scrum
5 35 (19.34%) MVC
6 29 (16.02%) BDD
7 28 (15.47%) TDD
8 27 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (14.92%) Kanban
9 23 (12.71%) Microservices
10 22 (12.15%) Computer Science
11 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure as Code
12 20 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (9.39%) High Availability
13 17 (9.39%) SOLID
14 16 (8.84%) Security Architecture
15 15 (8.29%) Software Engineering
16 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (7.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (52.49%) C#
2 88 (48.62%) SQL
3 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.99%) Java
5 32 (17.68%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.15%) TypeScript
7 17 (9.39%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.31%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.76%) PHP
10 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.10%) Python
12 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.55%) ES6
12 1 (0.55%) ES7
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.97%) ISEB
3 9 (4.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.15%) QA
2 10 (5.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) NCSC
3 1 (0.55%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (12.71%) Docker
2 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.52%) XenApp
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (11.05%) Kubernetes
2 17 (9.39%) Ansible
3 15 (8.29%) Terraform
4 10 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.52%) vCenter Server
5 9 (4.97%) Puppet
6 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.66%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.10%) Nagios
7 2 (1.10%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 74 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle
3 13 (7.18%) VMware
4 10 (5.52%) Citrix
5 9 (4.97%) Cadence
6 7 (3.87%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.87%) Google
6 7 (3.87%) Talend
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.31%) Tableau
8 4 (2.21%) RedGate
9 3 (1.66%) Databricks
9 3 (1.66%) New Relic
10 2 (1.10%) Nintex
10 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.55%) Splunk