Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 897 1151 1237
Rank change year-on-year +254 +86 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 310 92 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 228 82 52
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £32,425 £30,750 £46,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,625 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.65% -15.00% +17.65%

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 36786 35368 38174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.72% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29935 30548 32261
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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 14 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 November 2017. 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 +245 301 £47,500 +5.56% 34
UK excluding London +164 202 £45,750 +7.65% 22
London +105 104 £50,500 -15.83% 14
South East +79 54 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North of England +56 49 £52,500 +23.53% 3
South West +44 48 £42,500 +2.72% 2
Yorkshire +59 45 £52,500 +23.53% 1
East of England +28 30 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Midlands +46 14 £52,500 +66.67% 10
West Midlands +20 10 £52,500 +66.67% 7
Wales +17 6 £37,500 +50.00% 1
North West - 4 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 183 (59.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 182 (58.71%) .NET
3 177 (57.10%) C#
4 161 (51.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 159 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (44.84%) Microsoft
7 127 (40.97%) MVC
8 125 (40.32%) SQL Server
9 122 (39.35%) SQL
10 114 (36.77%) JavaScript
11 102 (32.90%) Git (software)
12 98 (31.61%) Visual Studio
12 98 (31.61%) ASP.NET
13 96 (30.97%) HTML
14 86 (27.74%) CSS
15 75 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 74 (23.87%) DevOps
17 72 (23.23%) .NET Framework
18 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 67 (21.61%) Windows
19 66 (21.29%) Test Automation
20 65 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
21 63 (20.32%) TeamCity
22 61 (19.68%) PowerShell
23 57 (18.39%) Finance
24 53 (17.10%) DNS
25 52 (16.77%) Scrum
25 52 (16.77%) Entity Framework
26 51 (16.45%) Continuous Delivery
27 50 (16.13%) Azure SQL Database

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 29 (9.35%) IIS
2 21 (6.77%) CMS
3 19 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.81%) Umbraco
5 12 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.55%) Confluence
7 10 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.58%) EPiServer
9 7 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.29%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.29%) Commerce Server 2007
11 4 (1.29%) DNN
12 2 (0.65%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.32%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.65%) Exstream
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 161 (51.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (5.81%) Office 365
5 15 (4.84%) PaaS
6 10 (3.23%) GitHub
7 9 (2.90%) IaaS
7 9 (2.90%) Serverless
8 8 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.94%) npm
10 4 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.29%) SaaS
11 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.97%) Datadog
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.65%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.65%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.10%) DNS
2 7 (2.26%) Firewall
2 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.94%) VLAN
4 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.97%) Internet
4 3 (0.97%) LDAP
4 3 (0.97%) Network Security
4 3 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.65%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) LAN
5 2 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) DSL
6 1 (0.32%) PBX
6 1 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.58%) Power BI
6 8 (2.58%) Redis
7 7 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.29%) DocumentDB
10 4 (1.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.29%) SQLite
11 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.65%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 183 (59.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (32.90%) Git (software)
3 98 (31.61%) Visual Studio
4 63 (20.32%) TeamCity
5 44 (14.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 38 (12.26%) Jenkins
7 32 (10.32%) Subversion
8 30 (9.68%) Selenium
9 25 (8.06%) NUnit
10 20 (6.45%) JIRA
11 17 (5.48%) SpecFlow
12 12 (3.87%) MSTest
12 12 (3.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (3.23%) Jasmine
14 9 (2.90%) NuGet
15 8 (2.58%) LoadRunner
15 8 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (2.58%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (2.58%) webpack
16 7 (2.26%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (18.39%) Finance
2 13 (4.19%) Advertising
3 9 (2.90%) Games
4 8 (2.58%) Back Office
4 8 (2.58%) Retail
5 6 (1.94%) Publishing
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (40.00%) Developer
2 73 (23.55%) .NET Developer
3 48 (15.48%) C# Developer
4 39 (12.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 38 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 31 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 29 (9.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (8.71%) Architect
9 27 (8.71%) AWS Engineer
9 27 (8.71%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.48%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.16%) Analyst
13 14 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (3.55%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.90%) Junior
15 9 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (58.71%) .NET
2 98 (31.61%) ASP.NET
3 96 (30.97%) HTML
4 86 (27.74%) CSS
5 75 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (23.23%) .NET Framework
7 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 52 (16.77%) Entity Framework
9 47 (15.16%) WCF
10 46 (14.84%) jQuery
11 36 (11.61%) HTML5
11 36 (11.61%) KnockoutJS
12 31 (10.00%) RESTful
13 28 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (8.71%) ASP.NET Core
15 25 (8.06%) Web Services
16 24 (7.74%) CSS3
16 24 (7.74%) XML
17 23 (7.42%) AngularJS
17 23 (7.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.61%) Public Cloud
2 28 (9.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 23 (7.42%) Fintech
5 15 (4.84%) User Experience
6 11 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.58%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.29%) W3C
11 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.97%) Life Science
12 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.65%) Clustering
12 2 (0.65%) RIA
13 1 (0.32%) Replication
13 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.61%) Windows
2 41 (13.23%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.26%) Linux
4 27 (8.71%) CentOS
4 27 (8.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) Android
7 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (40.97%) MVC
3 74 (23.87%) DevOps
4 66 (21.29%) Test Automation
5 52 (16.77%) Scrum
6 51 (16.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 44 (14.19%) Microservices
8 37 (11.94%) SOA
8 37 (11.94%) TDD
9 35 (11.29%) High Availability
10 33 (10.65%) Configuration Management
10 33 (10.65%) SOLID
11 31 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (9.68%) OO
12 30 (9.68%) Web Development
13 28 (9.03%) Unit Testing
14 27 (8.71%) Auto-Scaling
14 27 (8.71%) Runbook
15 25 (8.06%) BDD
16 21 (6.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 177 (57.10%) C#
2 122 (39.35%) SQL
3 114 (36.77%) JavaScript
4 61 (19.68%) PowerShell
5 40 (12.90%) Python
6 37 (11.94%) Ruby
7 34 (10.97%) Perl
8 33 (10.65%) Bash Shell
9 25 (8.06%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.52%) F#
11 12 (3.87%) Java
11 12 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.23%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.58%) C++
13 8 (2.58%) Progress 4GL
14 6 (1.94%) VBScript
15 5 (1.61%) PHP
16 3 (0.97%) C
16 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (10.32%) Degree
2 23 (7.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.16%) MCSE
3 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.87%) ISEB
5 10 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.90%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) GCP
3 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) WCAG
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (15.16%) Docker
2 36 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 44 (14.19%) Puppet
2 34 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (10.32%) Ansible
4 27 (8.71%) Kubernetes
4 27 (8.71%) Nagios
4 27 (8.71%) Rundeck
5 25 (8.06%) SCOM
6 16 (5.16%) SCCM
6 16 (5.16%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.97%) Kibana
7 3 (0.97%) logstash
7 3 (0.97%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 139 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.32%) Splunk
3 23 (7.42%) Google
3 23 (7.42%) Xamarin
4 20 (6.45%) Oracle
5 17 (5.48%) Sitecore
6 16 (5.16%) Hitachi
7 8 (2.58%) Ab Initio
7 8 (2.58%) Progress
7 8 (2.58%) VMware
8 7 (2.26%) IBM
9 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.97%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.97%) F5
10 3 (0.97%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.65%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.65%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.65%) New Relic
11 2 (0.65%) Syncfusion
11 2 (0.65%) Twitter