Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 523 434 647
Rank change year-on-year -89 +213 +358
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 549 1,005 636
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 3.41% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 432 909 507
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +27.91%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,200
90th Percentile £83,625 £87,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +23.53%

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 22,875 29,510 36,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.26% 19.92% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18,022 23,462 29,958
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 17 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 March 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 -90 504 £60,000 - 50
UK excluding London -1 298 £52,500 +5.00% 35
London -83 241 £67,500 -6.90% 16
South East -8 105 £52,500 -8.70% 14
North of England +89 69 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Midlands +9 42 £59,500 +19.00% 6
Work from Home -20 42 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Yorkshire +51 41 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +19 39 £62,250 +13.18% 6
East of England +52 30 £53,750 +19.44% 3
North West +47 23 £52,500 - 3
Wales -1 23 £27,500 -47.62% 1
South West +2 17 £45,000 +7.07% 3
Scotland +10 7 £72,500 +61.11%
Northern Ireland +10 5 £25,000 -42.20%
North East +1 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +7 3 £46,250 +27.59%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 454 (82.70%) Azure
2 368 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
3 345 (62.84%) DevOps
4 298 (54.28%) C#
5 263 (47.91%) Microsoft
6 249 (45.36%) .NET
7 204 (37.16%) SQL Server
7 204 (37.16%) Scrum
8 201 (36.61%) SQL
9 196 (35.70%) Git (software)
10 177 (32.24%) AWS
11 169 (30.78%) Finance
12 153 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 139 (25.32%) PowerShell
14 133 (24.23%) Problem-Solving
15 131 (23.86%) JavaScript
16 125 (22.77%) Test Automation
17 120 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
17 120 (21.86%) Visual Studio
18 115 (20.95%) Unit Testing
19 103 (18.76%) Java
19 103 (18.76%) TDD
20 101 (18.40%) Octopus Deploy
21 97 (17.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 94 (17.12%) Web Services
22 94 (17.12%) SDLC
23 89 (16.21%) Windows
24 88 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
25 87 (15.85%) Docker
26 83 (15.12%) .NET Framework

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 39 (7.10%) Confluence
2 35 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.01%) IIS
4 18 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 18 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.19%) CMS
5 12 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.64%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.46%) Apache
8 6 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.55%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.36%) InVision
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 41 (7.47%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 454 (82.70%) Azure
2 177 (32.24%) AWS
3 82 (14.94%) Power Platform
4 55 (10.02%) SaaS
5 53 (9.65%) Serverless
6 50 (9.11%) PaaS
7 38 (6.92%) Dynamics 365
7 38 (6.92%) GCP
8 34 (6.19%) IaaS
9 32 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (4.55%) Office 365
11 22 (4.01%) GitHub
12 21 (3.83%) Azure Functions
13 14 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (2.19%) Slack
16 11 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
16 11 (2.00%) npm
17 10 (1.82%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.46%) Firewall
2 12 (2.19%) DNS
3 11 (2.00%) SSL
3 11 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.28%) Internet
5 6 (1.09%) MQTT
6 2 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 97 (17.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (14.57%) Power BI
4 64 (11.66%) Redis
5 63 (11.48%) NoSQL
6 61 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 59 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (9.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (7.47%) CouchDB
10 41 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (6.74%) Big Data
12 27 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
14 21 (3.83%) Hadoop
14 21 (3.83%) QlikView
15 19 (3.46%) Data Lake
16 18 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
16 18 (3.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 196 (35.70%) Git (software)
2 153 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 120 (21.86%) Visual Studio
4 101 (18.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 81 (14.75%) Jenkins
6 80 (14.57%) JIRA
7 73 (13.30%) TeamCity
8 60 (10.93%) Selenium
9 48 (8.74%) NUnit
10 41 (7.47%) Jasmine
10 41 (7.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 30 (5.46%) SpecFlow
12 23 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (4.01%) GitLab
13 22 (4.01%) WebDriver
14 21 (3.83%) Postman
15 19 (3.46%) JMeter
15 19 (3.46%) MSBuild
16 17 (3.10%) Maven
16 17 (3.10%) SoapUI
General
1 169 (30.78%) Finance
2 28 (5.10%) Retail
3 25 (4.55%) Legal
4 19 (3.46%) Games
5 17 (3.10%) Marketing
5 17 (3.10%) Public Sector
6 14 (2.55%) Front Office
7 9 (1.64%) Retail Finance
8 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.36%) Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 148 (26.96%) Developer
2 75 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (10.02%) Analyst
4 51 (9.29%) .NET Developer
5 47 (8.56%) Technical Leader
6 42 (7.65%) Data Engineer
7 38 (6.92%) Azure Engineer
8 32 (5.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 29 (5.28%) Architect
10 28 (5.10%) Consultant
10 28 (5.10%) Lead Developer
10 28 (5.10%) Team Leader
10 28 (5.10%) Test Analyst
11 26 (4.74%) C# Developer
12 21 (3.83%) Azure Consultant
12 21 (3.83%) DBA
12 21 (3.83%) SQL DBA
12 21 (3.83%) Technical Team Leader
13 20 (3.64%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (45.36%) .NET
2 94 (17.12%) Web Services
3 88 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 83 (15.12%) .NET Framework
5 77 (14.03%) CSS
6 76 (13.84%) HTML
7 69 (12.57%) AngularJS
8 64 (11.66%) .NET Core
9 59 (10.75%) Entity Framework
10 58 (10.56%) RESTful
11 57 (10.38%) ASP.NET
12 51 (9.29%) RabbitMQ
13 47 (8.56%) Kafka
14 45 (8.20%) Enzyme
14 45 (8.20%) Jest
15 41 (7.47%) WCF
16 37 (6.74%) REST
17 35 (6.38%) jQuery
17 35 (6.38%) Node.js
17 35 (6.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.55%) User Experience
5 15 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.28%) NHS
11 6 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.91%) Social Media
12 5 (0.91%) Wiki
13 3 (0.55%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.55%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.21%) Windows
2 38 (6.92%) Linux
2 38 (6.92%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (2.37%) Unix
5 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.09%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.09%) zOS
7 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Android
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (62.84%) DevOps
3 204 (37.16%) Scrum
4 133 (24.23%) Problem-Solving
5 125 (22.77%) Test Automation
6 120 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (20.95%) Unit Testing
8 103 (18.76%) TDD
9 94 (17.12%) SDLC
10 74 (13.48%) Deployment Automation
10 74 (13.48%) MVC
11 72 (13.11%) Kanban
12 70 (12.75%) Analytics
13 68 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (11.84%) Microservices
14 65 (11.84%) Visualisation
15 64 (11.66%) BDD
15 64 (11.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 56 (10.20%) OO
17 54 (9.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (54.28%) C#
2 201 (36.61%) SQL
3 139 (25.32%) PowerShell
4 131 (23.86%) JavaScript
5 103 (18.76%) Java
6 69 (12.57%) Python
7 44 (8.01%) T-SQL
8 31 (5.65%) X++
9 29 (5.28%) TypeScript
10 22 (4.01%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.83%) F#
11 21 (3.83%) Ruby
12 14 (2.55%) C
13 13 (2.37%) VB
14 11 (2.00%) C++
14 11 (2.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.09%) Go
17 5 (0.91%) ES6
17 5 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (10.93%) Degree
2 34 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.83%) ISTQB
4 19 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.19%) ISEB
6 9 (1.64%) MCSE
7 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.09%) RHCE
8 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.91%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.30%) QA
2 9 (1.64%) GDPR
3 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 87 (15.85%) Docker
2 47 (8.56%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.19%) DFS Replication
6 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.55%) HDFS
7 3 (0.55%) LXC
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 59 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 44 (8.01%) Ansible
3 43 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (7.29%) Terraform
5 30 (5.46%) Puppet
6 12 (2.19%) SCCM
7 6 (1.09%) Grafana
7 6 (1.09%) Kibana
7 6 (1.09%) Mesos
8 3 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.55%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.36%) MOM
9 2 (0.36%) Rancher
10 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 263 (47.91%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.38%) Tableau
3 25 (4.55%) VMware
4 24 (4.37%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.73%) Citrix
6 13 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.37%) Splunk
7 11 (2.00%) Black Duck
8 9 (1.64%) RedGate
9 8 (1.46%) Google
10 7 (1.28%) Oracle
11 6 (1.09%) ATG
11 6 (1.09%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.91%) Brightcove
12 5 (0.91%) Databricks
12 5 (0.91%) HP
12 5 (0.91%) Optimizely
13 4 (0.73%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.55%) MapR