Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 706 586 459
Rank change year-on-year -120 -127 +81
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 293 211 942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 1.53% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 243 180 763
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.38% +6.82% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,813 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.10% +5.00% -

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 23,715 13,750 27,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.01% 19.93% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15,310 11,149 22,299
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -116 250 £57,500 -4.17% 42
UK excluding London -60 174 £48,250 -8.10% 38
London -123 96 £80,000 +14.29% 7
South East -48 76 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Work from Home -189 70 £55,000 -6.38% 8
Midlands -65 33 £45,000 -24.37% 11
West Midlands -49 28 £45,000 -30.50% 9
North of England -73 20 £40,625 -22.62% 9
South West -77 19 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Wales -25 15 £45,000 +16.13%
North West -51 9 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Scotland - 9 £62,000 - 2
Yorkshire -81 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Midlands -46 5 £38,750 -29.55% 2
North East -21 4 £51,250 +9.04% 1
East of England -39 2 £50,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 267 (91.13%) Azure
2 230 (78.50%) DevOps
3 222 (75.77%) .NET
4 219 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (69.62%) C#
6 162 (55.29%) SQL
7 159 (54.27%) SQL Server
8 142 (48.46%) JavaScript
9 118 (40.27%) Microservices
10 115 (39.25%) Microsoft
11 114 (38.91%) Test Automation
12 109 (37.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 107 (36.52%) .NET Core
14 105 (35.84%) CSS
15 103 (35.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 99 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
17 98 (33.45%) React
18 97 (33.11%) jQuery
19 93 (31.74%) Azure Service Bus
20 92 (31.40%) Web Services
21 91 (31.06%) Git (software)
22 89 (30.38%) .NET Framework
22 89 (30.38%) Scrum
23 88 (30.03%) Entity Framework
24 85 (29.01%) PaaS
25 84 (28.67%) MVC
26 79 (26.96%) PowerShell
27 76 (25.94%) SOLID
28 71 (24.23%) T-SQL
29 68 (23.21%) OO

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 64 (21.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (4.78%) Confluence
4 8 (2.73%) Traefik
5 6 (2.05%) IIS
6 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.37%) CMS
7 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (15.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 267 (91.13%) Azure
2 93 (31.74%) Azure Service Bus
3 85 (29.01%) PaaS
4 62 (21.16%) Azure App Service
5 61 (20.82%) Azure Storage
6 54 (18.43%) Azure Service Fabric
7 43 (14.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (13.99%) Azure Key Vault
9 36 (12.29%) AWS
10 28 (9.56%) Serverless
11 27 (9.22%) SaaS
12 26 (8.87%) GitHub
13 25 (8.53%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (8.19%) Azure Functions
15 23 (7.85%) IaaS
16 20 (6.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 12 (4.10%) GCP
18 10 (3.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 9 (3.07%) Azure Data Factory
20 8 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.17%) Firewall
2 20 (6.83%) DNS
2 20 (6.83%) VPN
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (54.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (7.17%) Big Data
4 19 (6.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 17 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.07%) MySQL
7 9 (3.07%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.05%) Redis
10 5 (1.71%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.71%) Power BI
11 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.02%) Data Vault
12 3 (1.02%) OLTP
12 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.68%) Tableau
14 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 109 (37.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (31.06%) Git (software)
3 60 (20.48%) JIRA
4 48 (16.38%) Jenkins
5 44 (15.02%) Visual Studio
6 28 (9.56%) Selenium
7 22 (7.51%) Appium
7 22 (7.51%) Postman
8 20 (6.83%) Cypress.io
9 14 (4.78%) Subversion
10 11 (3.75%) JMeter
10 11 (3.75%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.41%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.07%) Bitbucket
12 9 (3.07%) Maven
12 9 (3.07%) NUnit
13 6 (2.05%) Gerrit
13 6 (2.05%) GitLab
13 6 (2.05%) Gradle
13 6 (2.05%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (22.18%) Social Skills
2 57 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.19%) Finance
3 24 (8.19%) Marketing
4 20 (6.83%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (3.75%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.07%) Retail
7 7 (2.39%) Online Betting
8 6 (2.05%) Back Office
9 5 (1.71%) Banking
10 4 (1.37%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Electronics
11 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.68%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (57.00%) Developer
2 85 (29.01%) C# Developer
3 78 (26.62%) .NET Developer
4 54 (18.43%) Azure Developer
5 49 (16.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (16.38%) Senior Developer
7 33 (11.26%) Lead Developer
7 33 (11.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 32 (10.92%) Analyst
9 29 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (9.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (9.22%) Software Developer
11 24 (8.19%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (7.85%) SQL Developer
13 20 (6.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 20 (6.83%) Senior Test Engineer
13 20 (6.83%) Test Automation Engineer
13 20 (6.83%) Test Engineer
14 19 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
15 17 (5.80%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (75.77%) .NET
2 107 (36.52%) .NET Core
3 105 (35.84%) CSS
4 103 (35.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 98 (33.45%) React
6 97 (33.11%) jQuery
7 92 (31.40%) Web Services
8 89 (30.38%) .NET Framework
9 88 (30.03%) Entity Framework
10 66 (22.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 46 (15.70%) HTML
12 40 (13.65%) RESTful
13 34 (11.60%) ASP.NET
14 30 (10.24%) SOAP
15 29 (9.90%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (9.56%) AngularJS
17 20 (6.83%) ActiveMQ
18 14 (4.78%) JSON
18 14 (4.78%) LINQ
18 14 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.45%) N-Tier
2 25 (8.53%) User Experience
3 17 (5.80%) Cloud Native
4 16 (5.46%) Reinsurance
5 13 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.41%) Social Media
7 9 (3.07%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.37%) Wiki
9 3 (1.02%) Blog
9 3 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.26%) VMS
2 26 (8.87%) Windows
3 17 (5.80%) Linux
4 10 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.71%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.71%) Unix
5 5 (1.71%) zOS
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (78.50%) DevOps
2 219 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (40.27%) Microservices
4 114 (38.91%) Test Automation
5 99 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (30.38%) Scrum
7 84 (28.67%) MVC
8 76 (25.94%) SOLID
9 68 (23.21%) OO
9 68 (23.21%) SOA
10 67 (22.87%) Mentoring
11 61 (20.82%) Deployment Automation
12 52 (17.75%) Software Engineering
12 52 (17.75%) UML
13 50 (17.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 50 (17.06%) TDD
14 48 (16.38%) Full Stack Development
15 45 (15.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (15.36%) CRM
16 37 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 204 (69.62%) C#
2 162 (55.29%) SQL
3 142 (48.46%) JavaScript
4 79 (26.96%) PowerShell
5 71 (24.23%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.53%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.10%) Java
8 8 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.39%) Python
10 6 (2.05%) PHP
11 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.37%) X++
12 3 (1.02%) C++
13 2 (0.68%) Java 8
14 1 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.34%) Go
14 1 (0.34%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) VBA
14 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (17.41%) Degree
2 21 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.07%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.05%) ISEB
5 6 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.71%) HND
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (22.87%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (16.72%) Docker
2 24 (8.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.02%) LXC
5 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (21.84%) Terraform
2 56 (19.11%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (15.02%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.07%) Ansible
4 9 (3.07%) Puppet
5 8 (2.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (1.71%) Istio
6 5 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.37%) Nagios
7 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 115 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.02%) Nintex
3 23 (7.85%) Oracle
4 11 (3.75%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.07%) Veracode
6 8 (2.73%) F5
7 6 (2.05%) Cadence
7 6 (2.05%) VMware
8 4 (1.37%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.37%) Splunk
9 3 (1.02%) SAP
10 2 (0.68%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.34%) ATG
11 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.34%) Snow
11 1 (0.34%) Workday
11 1 (0.34%) Xamarin