Period
to 21 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 921 1150 1220
Rank change year-on-year +229 +70 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 257 72 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 188 63 67
UK median annual salary £45,750 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,813 £30,100 £47,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%

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 35789 35331 38135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.49% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29032 30506 32163
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 £29,750
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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 13 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 October 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 +244 251 £47,500 - 22
UK excluding London +174 172 £45,000 +12.50% 14
London +89 85 £47,500 -20.83% 8
South West +44 54 £42,500 +2.56%
North of England +49 41 £53,750 +22.86% 5
Yorkshire +57 38 £52,500 +20.00% 4
South East +74 32 £60,000 +71.43% 6
East of England +47 32 £41,500 -18.63% 1
Midlands +41 7 £52,500 +66.67% 2
West Midlands +18 7 £52,500 +66.67% 1
Wales +22 5 £40,000 +60.00%
North West - 3 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 152 (59.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 147 (57.20%) C#
3 144 (56.03%) .NET
4 130 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (49.03%) Microsoft
5 126 (49.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 103 (40.08%) MVC
7 102 (39.69%) SQL
8 100 (38.91%) SQL Server
9 85 (33.07%) JavaScript
10 82 (31.91%) Git (software)
11 79 (30.74%) ASP.NET
12 77 (29.96%) HTML
13 72 (28.02%) Visual Studio
14 69 (26.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (24.51%) TeamCity
16 61 (23.74%) CSS
16 61 (23.74%) Windows
17 59 (22.96%) .NET Framework
17 59 (22.96%) Test Automation
18 56 (21.79%) DevOps
19 51 (19.84%) PowerShell
20 49 (19.07%) DNS
21 47 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 45 (17.51%) Entity Framework
22 45 (17.51%) Scrum
23 43 (16.73%) Continuous Delivery
24 42 (16.34%) Finance
25 41 (15.95%) Puppet

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 24 (9.34%) CMS
1 24 (9.34%) IIS
2 18 (7.00%) Umbraco
3 13 (5.06%) Confluence
4 11 (4.28%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.50%) EPiServer
5 9 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.56%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.56%) Commerce Server 2007
9 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.78%) Drupal
10 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.56%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Exstream
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 126 (49.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.84%) Office 365
4 12 (4.67%) PaaS
5 10 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.72%) npm
7 5 (1.95%) GitHub
7 5 (1.95%) IaaS
8 4 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.56%) SaaS
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.17%) Datadog
9 3 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.78%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.78%) Firebase
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.07%) DNS
2 4 (1.56%) Firewall
2 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.17%) Internet
3 3 (1.17%) LDAP
3 3 (1.17%) Network Security
3 3 (1.17%) SAN
3 3 (1.17%) VLAN
4 2 (0.78%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.78%) LAN
4 2 (0.78%) WAN
5 1 (0.39%) DSL
5 1 (0.39%) PBX
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (38.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.11%) Power BI
9 7 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.56%) MySQL
11 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.56%) Redis
12 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.78%) OLAP
13 1 (0.39%) DTS
13 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 152 (59.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 82 (31.91%) Git (software)
3 72 (28.02%) Visual Studio
4 63 (24.51%) TeamCity
5 39 (15.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (13.23%) Jenkins
7 24 (9.34%) Selenium
8 23 (8.95%) NUnit
8 23 (8.95%) Subversion
9 20 (7.78%) JIRA
10 15 (5.84%) SpecFlow
11 10 (3.89%) MSTest
11 10 (3.89%) NuGet
12 9 (3.50%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (3.50%) webpack
13 8 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (3.11%) PowerBuilder
14 7 (2.72%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (16.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.28%) Advertising
3 10 (3.89%) Games
4 7 (2.72%) Back Office
4 7 (2.72%) Publishing
4 7 (2.72%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (39.69%) Developer
2 49 (19.07%) .NET Developer
3 33 (12.84%) C# Developer
4 30 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 28 (10.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (10.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (10.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (9.73%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (7.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.84%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.45%) Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.06%) Test Analyst
12 11 (4.28%) Architect
13 9 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 7 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (56.03%) .NET
2 79 (30.74%) ASP.NET
3 77 (29.96%) HTML
4 69 (26.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (23.74%) CSS
6 59 (22.96%) .NET Framework
7 47 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (17.51%) Entity Framework
9 35 (13.62%) WCF
10 31 (12.06%) jQuery
11 30 (11.67%) HTML5
12 28 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (10.12%) AngularJS
14 25 (9.73%) RESTful
15 24 (9.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (7.78%) CSS3
16 20 (7.78%) JSON
17 19 (7.39%) ASP.NET Core
17 19 (7.39%) Web Services
18 16 (6.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) Public Cloud
2 26 (10.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.84%) Fintech
4 15 (5.84%) User Experience
5 8 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.56%) W3C
10 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.17%) Life Science
10 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
11 2 (0.78%) RIA
11 2 (0.78%) Social Media
12 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.74%) Windows
2 41 (15.95%) Windows Server
3 39 (15.18%) Linux
4 25 (9.73%) CentOS
4 25 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.95%) Android
7 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (40.08%) MVC
3 59 (22.96%) Test Automation
4 56 (21.79%) DevOps
5 45 (17.51%) Scrum
6 43 (16.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 34 (13.23%) SOLID
8 33 (12.84%) High Availability
9 32 (12.45%) TDD
10 31 (12.06%) Configuration Management
11 28 (10.89%) Microservices
12 27 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (9.73%) Auto-Scaling
13 25 (9.73%) Runbook
14 24 (9.34%) OO
15 22 (8.56%) Load Balancing
16 21 (8.17%) Software Engineering
16 21 (8.17%) Unit Testing
17 20 (7.78%) SOA
18 19 (7.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (57.20%) C#
2 102 (39.69%) SQL
3 85 (33.07%) JavaScript
4 51 (19.84%) PowerShell
5 36 (14.01%) Python
6 34 (13.23%) Ruby
7 30 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 30 (11.67%) Perl
8 19 (7.39%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.67%) Java
10 11 (4.28%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.50%) F#
11 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.11%) C++
12 8 (3.11%) Progress 4GL
12 8 (3.11%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.95%) PHP
13 5 (1.95%) VBScript
14 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (11.67%) Degree
2 22 (8.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.23%) MCSE
3 16 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.89%) ISEB
4 10 (3.89%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) GCP
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.78%) WCAG
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (15.56%) Docker
2 32 (12.45%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.39%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 41 (15.95%) Puppet
2 32 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (11.67%) Ansible
4 26 (10.12%) Kubernetes
5 25 (9.73%) Nagios
5 25 (9.73%) Rundeck
6 22 (8.56%) SCOM
7 16 (6.23%) SCCM
7 16 (6.23%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.17%) Kibana
8 3 (1.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.39%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 126 (49.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.89%) Splunk
3 20 (7.78%) Oracle
3 20 (7.78%) Xamarin
4 16 (6.23%) Hitachi
5 11 (4.28%) Google
6 10 (3.89%) Sitecore
7 8 (3.11%) Ab Initio
7 8 (3.11%) Progress
7 8 (3.11%) VMware
8 7 (2.72%) IBM
9 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.56%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.56%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.56%) New Relic
11 3 (1.17%) Adobe
11 3 (1.17%) HP
11 3 (1.17%) RedGate
12 2 (0.78%) EMC
12 2 (0.78%) F5