Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 860 1114
Rank change year-on-year +415 +254 +123
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 1,046 353 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.20% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 0.97% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 865 256 104
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £30,825
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -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 31,689 36,238 34,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.84% 20.17% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25,474 29,559 29,790
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +394 987 £60,000 +18.81% 181
London +371 533 £70,000 +33.33% 69
UK excluding London +245 498 £50,000 +5.26% 129
South East +119 162 £60,000 - 38
Midlands +111 103 £45,000 -21.74% 20
North of England +66 80 £52,500 - 33
West Midlands +68 70 £50,000 -13.04% 15
South West +36 70 £55,000 +29.41% 15
Yorkshire +50 62 £52,500 - 12
East of England +39 37 £45,000 -18.18% 7
East Midlands +47 33 £40,000 - 5
Scotland - 32 £45,000 - 9
North West +27 15 £50,000 -13.04% 17
Wales +9 15 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North East - 5 £55,000 - 4
Northern Ireland -3 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 700 (66.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 678 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (64.72%) .NET
4 656 (62.72%) C#
5 518 (49.52%) Microsoft
6 431 (41.20%) SQL Server
7 423 (40.44%) SQL
8 357 (34.13%) DevOps
9 343 (32.79%) Visual Studio
10 336 (32.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 332 (31.74%) JavaScript
12 326 (31.17%) Git (software)
13 323 (30.88%) Finance
14 277 (26.48%) PowerShell
15 275 (26.29%) MVC
16 269 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
17 263 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
18 246 (23.52%) Test Automation
19 238 (22.75%) ASP.NET Web API
20 233 (22.28%) ASP.NET
21 209 (19.98%) Scrum
22 206 (19.69%) CSS
23 197 (18.83%) HTML
24 183 (17.50%) TDD
25 174 (16.63%) .NET Framework
26 170 (16.25%) Docker
27 167 (15.97%) .NET Core
28 166 (15.87%) AngularJS
29 164 (15.68%) Microservices
30 161 (15.39%) SDLC

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
1 126 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.78%) Confluence
3 40 (3.82%) IIS
4 36 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (2.68%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.72%) Apache
6 18 (1.72%) CMS
7 16 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.86%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.57%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.48%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 1 (0.096%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) Maya
4 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 85 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.96%) thinkFolio
4 9 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.57%) Bloomberg AIM
5 6 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
5 6 (0.57%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.57%) Ripple
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.096%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.096%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 700 (66.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 269 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (11.38%) PaaS
4 94 (8.99%) Serverless
5 66 (6.31%) IaaS
6 63 (6.02%) Azure Functions
7 58 (5.54%) SaaS
8 41 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
9 29 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
10 27 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (2.58%) GitHub
11 24 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (2.10%) Office 365
13 17 (1.63%) Azure Machine Learning
13 17 (1.63%) npm
14 13 (1.24%) Apigee
14 13 (1.24%) Data Lake Analytics
15 10 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.86%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 8 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.03%) Firewall
2 29 (2.77%) DNS
3 19 (1.82%) Internet
4 14 (1.34%) Intranet
5 12 (1.15%) Extranet
5 12 (1.15%) HTTP
6 5 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.48%) VLAN
7 4 (0.38%) SAN
7 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) SMTP
8 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) FTP
9 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.19%) Telnet
9 2 (0.19%) X.509
10 1 (0.096%) DHCP
10 1 (0.096%) ICMP
10 1 (0.096%) Skype
10 1 (0.096%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (41.20%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 85 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 64 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
7 51 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 41 (3.92%) Power BI
9 40 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 35 (3.35%) Data Lake
11 32 (3.06%) MongoDB
12 31 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (2.49%) Big Data
13 26 (2.49%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (1.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 343 (32.79%) Visual Studio
2 336 (32.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 326 (31.17%) Git (software)
4 160 (15.30%) Jenkins
5 116 (11.09%) JIRA
6 115 (10.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 101 (9.66%) TeamCity
8 87 (8.32%) Selenium
9 71 (6.79%) Gradle
10 67 (6.41%) Maven
11 63 (6.02%) SpecFlow
12 59 (5.64%) Ant
12 59 (5.64%) NUnit
13 39 (3.73%) Subversion
14 35 (3.35%) Cucumber
15 30 (2.87%) Bitbucket
16 25 (2.39%) JMeter
17 24 (2.29%) SonarQube
18 23 (2.20%) WebDriver
19 21 (2.01%) MSTest
General
1 323 (30.88%) Finance
2 53 (5.07%) Marketing
3 48 (4.59%) Financial Institution
4 41 (3.92%) Retail
5 32 (3.06%) Front Office
6 28 (2.68%) Banking
7 15 (1.43%) Back Office
8 11 (1.05%) Advertising
9 10 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.86%) Legal
11 6 (0.57%) Games
11 6 (0.57%) Local Government
12 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.096%) Electronics
14 1 (0.096%) Law
Job Titles
1 399 (38.15%) Developer
2 177 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 155 (14.82%) C# Developer
4 140 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 115 (10.99%) Architect
6 95 (9.08%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 74 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
9 65 (6.21%) Software Developer
10 63 (6.02%) Software Engineer
11 56 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
12 53 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
13 50 (4.78%) Consultant
14 49 (4.68%) Azure Developer
15 48 (4.59%) Analyst
16 42 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
17 39 (3.73%) Azure Consultant
18 38 (3.63%) Web Developer
19 36 (3.44%) Automation Engineer
20 35 (3.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (64.72%) .NET
2 238 (22.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 233 (22.28%) ASP.NET
4 206 (19.69%) CSS
5 197 (18.83%) HTML
6 174 (16.63%) .NET Framework
7 167 (15.97%) .NET Core
8 166 (15.87%) AngularJS
9 152 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 133 (12.72%) Entity Framework
11 131 (12.52%) React
12 125 (11.95%) Web Services
13 117 (11.19%) jQuery
14 93 (8.89%) RESTful
15 84 (8.03%) WCF
16 83 (7.93%) JSON
17 81 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 74 (7.07%) REST
19 69 (6.60%) HTML5
20 56 (5.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 74 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (6.88%) N-Tier
5 68 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (5.93%) User Experience
7 56 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (4.59%) Fintech
9 34 (3.25%) Mobile App
10 29 (2.77%) Management Information System
11 26 (2.49%) Public Cloud
12 21 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.53%) Equities
13 16 (1.53%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.43%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.34%) IVR
16 12 (1.15%) Derivative
17 10 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 141 (13.48%) Windows
2 65 (6.21%) Linux
3 57 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.77%) Android
4 29 (2.77%) Unix
5 27 (2.58%) Windows 10
6 20 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.57%) VMS
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.19%) Debian
12 2 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.096%) AIX
13 1 (0.096%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (34.13%) DevOps
3 275 (26.29%) MVC
4 263 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (23.52%) Test Automation
6 209 (19.98%) Scrum
7 183 (17.50%) TDD
8 164 (15.68%) Microservices
9 161 (15.39%) SDLC
10 140 (13.38%) Mentoring
11 128 (12.24%) OO
11 128 (12.24%) Waterfall
12 115 (10.99%) Software Engineering
13 112 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
13 112 (10.71%) SOLID
14 110 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
14 110 (10.52%) SOA
15 105 (10.04%) Analytics
15 105 (10.04%) Configuration Management
16 94 (8.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 656 (62.72%) C#
2 423 (40.44%) SQL
3 332 (31.74%) JavaScript
4 277 (26.48%) PowerShell
5 153 (14.63%) Python
6 143 (13.67%) T-SQL
7 83 (7.93%) Java
8 69 (6.60%) Bash Shell
9 63 (6.02%) Ruby
10 57 (5.45%) TypeScript
11 37 (3.54%) C
12 35 (3.35%) VB
13 19 (1.82%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.72%) Scala
15 16 (1.53%) Go
16 15 (1.43%) C++
17 12 (1.15%) U-SQL
18 10 (0.96%) PHP
19 9 (0.86%) VB6
20 8 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 125 (11.95%) Degree
2 56 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.92%) ISEB
4 34 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 27 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.48%) HND
10 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.48%) MCSD
11 4 (0.38%) MCAD
11 4 (0.38%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.38%) MCSE
11 4 (0.38%) PhD
12 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.29%) MCSA
13 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.27%) QA
2 33 (3.15%) GDPR
3 14 (1.34%) PMO
4 8 (0.76%) SLA
5 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (16.25%) Docker
2 88 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 86 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (7.65%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.24%) LXC
7 4 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.096%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (10.13%) Puppet
2 99 (9.46%) Kubernetes
3 86 (8.22%) Ansible
4 49 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.82%) Terraform
6 12 (1.15%) HP ALM
7 11 (1.05%) Grafana
8 7 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.57%) Kibana
10 5 (0.48%) logstash
10 5 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.48%) SCOM
11 2 (0.19%) Salt
12 1 (0.096%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.096%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.096%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.096%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.096%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 518 (49.52%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.32%) VMware
3 71 (6.79%) Oracle
4 51 (4.88%) Nintex
5 38 (3.63%) Atlassian
6 32 (3.06%) Google
7 31 (2.96%) Xamarin
8 20 (1.91%) New Relic
9 18 (1.72%) AppDynamics
10 16 (1.53%) HP
11 15 (1.43%) Databricks
12 13 (1.24%) Tableau
13 12 (1.15%) Informatica
14 11 (1.05%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.96%) Bloomberg
15 10 (0.96%) SAP
16 9 (0.86%) hybris
17 8 (0.76%) Dynatrace
17 8 (0.76%) FXall