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

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 726 1019
Rank change year-on-year +298 +293 +236
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 1,040 519 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.46% 1.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 856 393 164
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +23.26% -21.82%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -15.00%

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 30,074 36,353 33,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.87% 20.56% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23,970 29,801 28,173
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 February 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 February 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 +261 967 £62,500 +13.64% 193
London +269 569 £72,500 +31.82% 58
UK excluding London +174 445 £47,500 -9.52% 151
South East +100 157 £57,050 -4.92% 46
Midlands +37 74 £45,000 -14.29% 33
South West +43 60 £45,000 +12.50% 9
North of England +45 56 £50,000 -4.76% 41
West Midlands +23 50 £50,000 -4.76% 24
East of England +68 41 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Scotland +41 38 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +30 33 £40,000 -23.81% 19
East Midlands +31 24 £40,000 +6.67% 9
North West +45 19 £51,250 +20.59% 17
Wales +25 13 £58,750 +95.83% 9
Northern Ireland -13 9 - - 5
North East - 6 £55,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 717 (68.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 701 (67.40%) .NET
3 667 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
4 603 (57.98%) C#
5 501 (48.17%) Microsoft
6 466 (44.81%) DevOps
7 404 (38.85%) SQL Server
8 376 (36.15%) SQL
9 340 (32.69%) Visual Studio
10 320 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 313 (30.10%) Git (software)
12 305 (29.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 302 (29.04%) Finance
14 294 (28.27%) PowerShell
15 263 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
16 260 (25.00%) ASP.NET
17 254 (24.42%) MVC
18 226 (21.73%) ASP.NET Web API
19 223 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
20 222 (21.35%) Test Automation
21 198 (19.04%) Docker
22 195 (18.75%) SDLC
23 194 (18.65%) .NET Framework
24 193 (18.56%) CSS
25 176 (16.92%) Jenkins
25 176 (16.92%) Python
26 174 (16.73%) Scrum
27 170 (16.35%) HTML
28 160 (15.38%) AngularJS
29 154 (14.81%) Microservices

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
1 113 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.19%) Confluence
3 44 (4.23%) IIS
4 28 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.21%) Apache Spark
6 20 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.83%) Apache
8 15 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.35%) CMS
9 14 (1.35%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.87%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.67%) Documentum
14 5 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.19%) Jupyter
17 1 (0.096%) Anypoint
Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.19%) InVision
4 2 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 67 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.096%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 717 (68.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 263 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
3 143 (13.75%) PaaS
4 83 (7.98%) Serverless
5 76 (7.31%) IaaS
6 58 (5.58%) Azure Functions
7 52 (5.00%) SaaS
8 37 (3.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 36 (3.46%) Dynamics 365
10 33 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 30 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
12 26 (2.50%) Office 365
13 19 (1.83%) GitHub
14 15 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (1.44%) Azure Machine Learning
14 15 (1.44%) Data Lake Analytics
15 12 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (1.15%) Apigee
16 10 (0.96%) NuGet
17 8 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (11.44%) Firewall
2 22 (2.12%) Intranet
3 20 (1.92%) Extranet
3 20 (1.92%) Internet
4 14 (1.35%) DNS
5 12 (1.15%) HTTP
6 5 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.38%) VLAN
8 2 (0.19%) FTP
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.19%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) SMTP
8 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.19%) Telnet
8 2 (0.19%) X.509
9 1 (0.096%) SSL
9 1 (0.096%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 69 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (4.71%) Cosmos DB
5 49 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 48 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 45 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (4.33%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.85%) Power BI
8 40 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (3.65%) Data Lake
10 26 (2.50%) Big Data
11 25 (2.40%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
14 17 (1.63%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 340 (32.69%) Visual Studio
2 313 (30.10%) Git (software)
3 305 (29.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 176 (16.92%) Jenkins
5 133 (12.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 117 (11.25%) JIRA
7 103 (9.90%) Maven
8 101 (9.71%) Gradle
9 91 (8.75%) TeamCity
10 86 (8.27%) Ant
11 84 (8.08%) Selenium
12 57 (5.48%) SpecFlow
13 55 (5.29%) NUnit
14 38 (3.65%) Bitbucket
15 31 (2.98%) Subversion
16 26 (2.50%) Cucumber
17 23 (2.21%) SonarQube
17 23 (2.21%) WebDriver
18 22 (2.12%) MSTest
19 21 (2.02%) GitLab
General
1 302 (29.04%) Finance
2 77 (7.40%) Financial Institution
3 55 (5.29%) Marketing
4 41 (3.94%) Retail
5 32 (3.08%) Banking
6 26 (2.50%) Front Office
7 23 (2.21%) Back Office
8 12 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (0.77%) Legal
9 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.38%) Games
11 4 (0.38%) Local Government
12 3 (0.29%) Automotive
12 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.096%) Law
Job Titles
1 387 (37.21%) Developer
2 207 (19.90%) .NET Developer
3 181 (17.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 157 (15.10%) C# Developer
5 120 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 113 (10.87%) Architect
7 90 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 77 (7.40%) Solutions Architect
9 73 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (6.35%) Software Developer
11 63 (6.06%) Analyst
12 61 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 54 (5.19%) Consultant
14 52 (5.00%) Azure Architect
15 51 (4.90%) Azure Developer
16 48 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
17 46 (4.42%) Azure Consultant
18 45 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
19 44 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
19 44 (4.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (67.40%) .NET
2 260 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 226 (21.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 194 (18.65%) .NET Framework
5 193 (18.56%) CSS
6 170 (16.35%) HTML
7 160 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 147 (14.13%) .NET Core
9 146 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 144 (13.85%) React
11 128 (12.31%) Entity Framework
12 113 (10.87%) jQuery
13 105 (10.10%) Web Services
14 96 (9.23%) JSON
15 88 (8.46%) REST
16 81 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 78 (7.50%) RESTful
18 64 (6.15%) WCF
19 63 (6.06%) SOAP
20 61 (5.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 101 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 74 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (5.67%) User Experience
5 58 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (5.00%) N-Tier
7 50 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
8 43 (4.13%) Mobile App
9 42 (4.04%) Fintech
9 42 (4.04%) Public Cloud
10 41 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 39 (3.75%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.92%) IVR
13 18 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.15%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (1.06%) Wiki
16 10 (0.96%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.87%) Hedge funds
18 8 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 145 (13.94%) Windows
2 68 (6.54%) Linux
3 58 (5.58%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.98%) Unix
5 27 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.73%) Android
8 18 (1.73%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) VMS
11 5 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (0.29%) CentOS
12 3 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) zOS
14 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (44.81%) DevOps
3 254 (24.42%) MVC
4 223 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
5 222 (21.35%) Test Automation
6 195 (18.75%) SDLC
7 174 (16.73%) Scrum
8 154 (14.81%) Microservices
9 142 (13.65%) Configuration Management
10 137 (13.17%) TDD
11 126 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 107 (10.29%) Waterfall
13 102 (9.81%) Deployment Automation
13 102 (9.81%) SOA
14 101 (9.71%) OO
15 90 (8.65%) Software Engineering
16 85 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 84 (8.08%) Artefact Management
17 84 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
18 80 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 603 (57.98%) C#
2 376 (36.15%) SQL
3 320 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 294 (28.27%) PowerShell
5 176 (16.92%) Python
6 108 (10.38%) T-SQL
7 106 (10.19%) Bash Shell
8 92 (8.85%) Ruby
9 80 (7.69%) Java
10 52 (5.00%) TypeScript
11 24 (2.31%) VB
12 19 (1.83%) C++
13 18 (1.73%) C
14 17 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.15%) U-SQL
17 10 (0.96%) PHP
18 8 (0.77%) VB6
18 8 (0.77%) VBScript
19 7 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 105 (10.10%) Degree
2 50 (4.81%) ISEB
3 46 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.77%) MCSE
10 7 (0.67%) HND
10 7 (0.67%) MCSA
11 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.38%) MCAD
12 4 (0.38%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.38%) MCSD
12 4 (0.38%) PhD
13 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.19%) MBA
13 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (9.62%) QA
2 35 (3.37%) GDPR
3 12 (1.15%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.48%) PMO
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 198 (19.04%) Docker
2 120 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 108 (10.38%) Active Directory
5 22 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.44%) LXC
7 10 (0.96%) XenApp
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.096%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (13.65%) Puppet
2 126 (12.12%) Ansible
3 114 (10.96%) Kubernetes
4 63 (6.06%) Terraform
5 53 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.02%) HP ALM
7 11 (1.06%) Grafana
8 10 (0.96%) vCenter Server
9 9 (0.87%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.48%) Kibana
11 5 (0.48%) SCOM
12 3 (0.29%) Salt
13 2 (0.19%) Ambari
13 2 (0.19%) Graphite
13 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.19%) logstash
13 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.096%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.096%) Nessus
Vendors
1 501 (48.17%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.54%) VMware
3 63 (6.06%) Oracle
4 31 (2.98%) Google
4 31 (2.98%) Nintex
5 30 (2.88%) Xamarin
6 26 (2.50%) HP
7 17 (1.63%) AppDynamics
7 17 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.63%) SAP
7 17 (1.63%) Splunk
8 14 (1.35%) Databricks
9 10 (0.96%) Citrix
9 10 (0.96%) hybris
9 10 (0.96%) New Relic
10 8 (0.77%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.77%) Tableau
10 8 (0.77%) Telerik
11 7 (0.67%) OpenText
11 7 (0.67%) Workday