Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 1011 1257
Rank change year-on-year +298 +246 -62
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 500 176 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.10% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 381 162 43
UK median annual salary £53,000 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.26% -21.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +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 35,847 33,262 37,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.94% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29,428 28,314 31,793
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 +289 476 £55,000 +27.91% 83
UK excluding London +145 288 £52,500 +23.53% 45
London +169 202 £55,000 -8.33% 42
South East +64 84 £60,000 +33.33% 12
Midlands +72 71 £52,500 +52.17% 14
North of England +34 58 £52,500 +45.83% 11
West Midlands +62 57 £52,500 +66.67% 10
Yorkshire +51 48 £52,500 +40.00% 5
South West -10 32 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -3 25 £38,000 -11.63% 3
East Midlands +32 14 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North West -14 10 £42,500 +18.06% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 6 - -
Wales +9 5 £30,000 -6.25% 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 304 (60.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (56.80%) .NET
3 279 (55.80%) C#
4 272 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 219 (43.80%) Visual Studio
7 217 (43.40%) SQL
8 209 (41.80%) Git (software)
9 201 (40.20%) JavaScript
10 188 (37.60%) PowerShell
11 184 (36.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 176 (35.20%) MVC
13 165 (33.00%) HTML
13 165 (33.00%) SQL Server
14 158 (31.60%) ASP.NET
15 147 (29.40%) CSS
16 136 (27.20%) DevOps
17 119 (23.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 119 (23.80%) Finance
18 115 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
19 103 (20.60%) Test Automation
20 102 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
21 100 (20.00%) .NET Framework
21 100 (20.00%) Active Directory
22 97 (19.40%) Windows
23 95 (19.00%) PaaS
24 94 (18.80%) WCF
25 90 (18.00%) Scrum
26 88 (17.60%) IaaS
27 82 (16.40%) Continuous Integration

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 65 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 55 (11.00%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (3.80%) IIS
4 15 (3.00%) Confluence
5 11 (2.20%) CMS
6 10 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.40%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.20%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.00%) DNN
11 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.60%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.20%) Podio
Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.00%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (12.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 304 (60.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (19.00%) PaaS
4 88 (17.60%) IaaS
5 78 (15.60%) Serverless
6 59 (11.80%) Office 365
7 51 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (3.20%) GitHub
9 16 (3.20%) npm
10 13 (2.60%) SaaS
11 12 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (1.20%) SoftLayer
14 5 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.60%) DNS
2 12 (2.40%) Firewall
3 8 (1.60%) Skype
3 8 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.20%) Network Security
4 6 (1.20%) VLAN
5 5 (1.00%) Internet
5 5 (1.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.00%) VPN
6 3 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.40%) LAN
7 2 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.40%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 39 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.60%) Cosmos DB
7 18 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.80%) Power BI
9 13 (2.60%) Big Data
10 10 (2.00%) Data Lake
10 10 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.80%) SQLite
12 7 (1.40%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.40%) Redis
13 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 219 (43.80%) Visual Studio
2 209 (41.80%) Git (software)
3 184 (36.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (13.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 65 (13.00%) Jenkins
6 56 (11.20%) TeamCity
7 53 (10.60%) JIRA
8 50 (10.00%) Selenium
9 38 (7.60%) Subversion
10 29 (5.80%) MSBuild
11 22 (4.40%) NUnit
12 21 (4.20%) Jasmine
13 19 (3.80%) SpecFlow
14 18 (3.60%) Cucumber
15 13 (2.60%) Gradle
15 13 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (2.60%) MSTest
16 11 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (2.00%) WebDriver
18 8 (1.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 119 (23.80%) Finance
2 30 (6.00%) Marketing
3 29 (5.80%) Banking
4 13 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.00%) Advertising
6 8 (1.60%) Legal
7 7 (1.40%) Retail
8 4 (0.80%) Billing
8 4 (0.80%) Front Office
8 4 (0.80%) Games
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 208 (41.60%) Developer
2 119 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 90 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 85 (17.00%) Architect
5 81 (16.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 67 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (13.40%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (12.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 55 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 51 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 51 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
10 43 (8.60%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 38 (7.60%) Analyst
11 38 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
12 35 (7.00%) Azure Architect
12 35 (7.00%) Lead Developer
13 31 (6.20%) Senior Developer
13 31 (6.20%) Software Developer
14 29 (5.80%) Applications Architect
15 19 (3.80%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (56.80%) .NET
2 165 (33.00%) HTML
3 158 (31.60%) ASP.NET
4 147 (29.40%) CSS
5 119 (23.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 102 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 100 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 94 (18.80%) WCF
9 76 (15.20%) RESTful
10 72 (14.40%) Entity Framework
11 64 (12.80%) jQuery
12 49 (9.80%) AngularJS
13 48 (9.60%) HTML5
14 43 (8.60%) KnockoutJS
15 38 (7.60%) REST
16 36 (7.20%) .NET Core
16 36 (7.20%) Node.js
17 34 (6.80%) Web Services
18 32 (6.40%) ASP.NET Core
19 29 (5.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.00%) Fintech
2 33 (6.60%) User Experience
3 31 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 17 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.80%) Online Banking
9 12 (2.40%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.20%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.40%) Graphic Design
13 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.00%) Replication
15 4 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.60%) Clustering
16 3 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.40%) Windows
2 39 (7.80%) Windows Server
3 26 (5.20%) Linux
4 14 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.60%) Android
5 13 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.20%) CentOS
6 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.60%) VMS
9 4 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (35.20%) MVC
3 136 (27.20%) DevOps
4 103 (20.60%) Test Automation
5 90 (18.00%) Scrum
6 82 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (16.20%) Migration
8 76 (15.20%) Analytics
9 70 (14.00%) Web Development
10 68 (13.60%) Microservices
11 66 (13.20%) CRM
12 64 (12.80%) Presales
13 63 (12.60%) Service Delivery
14 57 (11.40%) TDD
15 53 (10.60%) Software Engineering
16 50 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (9.80%) Configuration Management
18 45 (9.00%) SOA
19 42 (8.40%) Waterfall
20 39 (7.80%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 279 (55.80%) C#
2 217 (43.40%) SQL
3 201 (40.20%) JavaScript
4 188 (37.60%) PowerShell
5 44 (8.80%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.80%) Python
7 30 (6.00%) Java
8 25 (5.00%) F#
9 23 (4.60%) TypeScript
10 20 (4.00%) Perl
10 20 (4.00%) Ruby
11 19 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.60%) Go
13 14 (2.80%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.40%) C++
15 10 (2.00%) PHP
15 10 (2.00%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.20%) Progress 4GL
16 6 (1.20%) XQuery
17 4 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (9.60%) Degree
2 17 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.00%) ISEB
4 10 (2.00%) MCSE
4 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.20%) QA
2 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.20%) GCP
4 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 65 (13.00%) Docker
3 15 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.40%) HDFS
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (10.00%) Puppet
2 45 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (6.00%) Ansible
4 20 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (3.60%) SCOM
6 14 (2.80%) Kubernetes
7 11 (2.20%) Nagios
7 11 (2.20%) Rundeck
8 8 (1.60%) SCCM
8 8 (1.60%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.40%) Kibana
10 2 (0.40%) logstash
10 2 (0.40%) Oozie
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.40%) WSUS
11 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 220 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.20%) Google
3 23 (4.60%) Xamarin
4 22 (4.40%) Oracle
5 21 (4.20%) Sitecore
6 20 (4.00%) VMware
7 19 (3.80%) Splunk
8 17 (3.40%) Capita
9 14 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.60%) IBM
11 8 (1.60%) Hitachi
11 8 (1.60%) LexisNexis
11 8 (1.60%) New Relic
12 6 (1.20%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.20%) Progress
13 5 (1.00%) Citrix
14 4 (0.80%) Brocade
14 4 (0.80%) Cisco
14 4 (0.80%) Juniper
14 4 (0.80%) Tableau