Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 523 529 439
Rank change year-on-year +6 -90 +187
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 346 515 1,004
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.45% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 2.34% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 310 393 832
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £84,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +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 16,451 22,029 29,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 19.35% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,060 17,568 23,736
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -2 305 £58,000 -2.52% 48
UK excluding London +31 198 £47,500 -9.52% 35
London +28 134 £85,000 +30.77% 18
Work from Home -83 79 £57,500 -19.30% 12
South East +54 73 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Midlands +51 50 £45,000 -30.77% 8
West Midlands +36 48 £45,000 -30.77% 7
North of England +16 35 £44,500 -15.24% 7
Wales +34 23 £42,500 +54.55% 4
Yorkshire -13 22 £42,500 -15.00% 5
South West +15 9 £50,000 +20.48% 7
North East +18 8 £57,500 +4.55%
North West +23 5 £37,500 -28.57% 2
East of England +36 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +10 4 £67,500 +22.73%
East Midlands +21 2 £37,500 -46.43% 1
Northern Ireland -1 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 299 (86.42%) Azure
2 273 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (78.61%) DevOps
4 266 (76.88%) C#
5 254 (73.41%) .NET
6 200 (57.80%) SQL Server
7 198 (57.23%) JavaScript
8 197 (56.94%) SQL
9 182 (52.60%) Test Automation
10 165 (47.69%) CSS
11 155 (44.80%) .NET Framework
12 152 (43.93%) Microsoft
13 151 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
14 150 (43.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 146 (42.20%) .NET Core
16 144 (41.62%) Microservices
17 138 (39.88%) jQuery
18 136 (39.31%) Entity Framework
19 131 (37.86%) ASP.NET Web API
19 131 (37.86%) MVC
20 125 (36.13%) SOLID
21 123 (35.55%) React
22 118 (34.10%) Web Services
23 115 (33.24%) OO
23 115 (33.24%) T-SQL
24 114 (32.95%) SOA
25 111 (32.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 101 (29.19%) N-Tier
27 96 (27.75%) Terraform
28 91 (26.30%) Git (software)

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 90 (26.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.89%) Confluence
3 9 (2.60%) CMS
4 4 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.87%) IIS
5 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Kentico
7 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 85 (24.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 299 (86.42%) Azure
2 81 (23.41%) PaaS
3 73 (21.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 49 (14.16%) AWS
5 19 (5.49%) Serverless
6 17 (4.91%) Azure Functions
7 9 (2.60%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.31%) GitHub
8 8 (2.31%) Lucidchart
8 8 (2.31%) SaaS
9 7 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.02%) BrowserStack
9 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.73%) IaaS
11 5 (1.45%) GCP
12 4 (1.16%) Logic Apps
13 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.87%) Power Automate
14 2 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.58%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.62%) HTTP
2 11 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.89%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.73%) Intranet
5 2 (0.58%) DNS
5 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 2 (0.58%) Skype
5 2 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (57.80%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.09%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.18%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (1.73%) Power BI
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2017
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.45%) Big Data
9 4 (1.16%) MySQL
9 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.16%) Tableau
10 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.58%) Redis
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 150 (43.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (26.30%) Git (software)
3 64 (18.50%) Selenium
4 34 (9.83%) JIRA
4 34 (9.83%) SpecFlow
5 32 (9.25%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.25%) Visual Studio
6 31 (8.96%) Postman
7 21 (6.07%) Appium
8 18 (5.20%) Cypress.io
9 13 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.47%) JMeter
11 9 (2.60%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.31%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.31%) NUnit
13 7 (2.02%) Subversion
14 6 (1.73%) Gerrit
14 6 (1.73%) GitLab
14 6 (1.73%) Maven
14 6 (1.73%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (6.65%) Finance
2 19 (5.49%) Back Office
3 18 (5.20%) Marketing
4 11 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.73%) Online Betting
5 6 (1.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Games
6 1 (0.29%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (59.25%) Developer
2 141 (40.75%) C# Developer
3 102 (29.48%) Senior Developer
4 97 (28.03%) .NET Developer
5 92 (26.59%) Senior C# Developer
6 88 (25.43%) Azure Developer
7 83 (23.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 68 (19.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 64 (18.50%) Software Developer
10 63 (18.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 51 (14.74%) SQL Developer
12 44 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 42 (12.14%) Senior SQL Developer
14 38 (10.98%) C# Software Developer
15 34 (9.83%) Analyst
16 29 (8.38%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (7.51%) Test Engineer
18 25 (7.23%) Test Automation Engineer
19 24 (6.94%) Senior Software Developer
20 22 (6.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (73.41%) .NET
2 165 (47.69%) CSS
3 155 (44.80%) .NET Framework
4 146 (42.20%) .NET Core
5 138 (39.88%) jQuery
6 136 (39.31%) Entity Framework
7 131 (37.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 123 (35.55%) React
9 118 (34.10%) Web Services
10 111 (32.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 59 (17.05%) HTML
12 54 (15.61%) ASP.NET
13 42 (12.14%) AngularJS
14 20 (5.78%) LINQ
15 19 (5.49%) RESTful
16 16 (4.62%) Angular 2
17 15 (4.34%) REST
18 14 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (4.05%) Redux
19 10 (2.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (29.19%) N-Tier
2 67 (19.36%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (12.72%) Reinsurance
4 18 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.89%) User Experience
8 9 (2.60%) Social Media
9 8 (2.31%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.45%) Wiki
11 3 (0.87%) Blog
11 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.25%) Windows
2 18 (5.20%) Linux
3 14 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.45%) Unix
5 5 (1.45%) zOS
6 4 (1.16%) VMS
7 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (78.61%) DevOps
3 182 (52.60%) Test Automation
4 151 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
5 144 (41.62%) Microservices
6 131 (37.86%) MVC
7 125 (36.13%) SOLID
8 115 (33.24%) OO
9 114 (32.95%) SOA
10 90 (26.01%) Deployment Automation
11 88 (25.43%) CRM
12 82 (23.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 82 (23.70%) UML
13 77 (22.25%) Mentoring
14 61 (17.63%) Migration
15 58 (16.76%) Scrum
16 57 (16.47%) BDD
17 50 (14.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 47 (13.58%) TDD
19 46 (13.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 266 (76.88%) C#
2 198 (57.23%) JavaScript
3 197 (56.94%) SQL
4 115 (33.24%) T-SQL
5 84 (24.28%) PowerShell
6 34 (9.83%) TypeScript
7 26 (7.51%) Java
8 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.45%) Python
9 4 (1.16%) PHP
10 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.87%) ES6
11 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.29%) Go
11 1 (0.29%) Scala
11 1 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) VB6
11 1 (0.29%) X++
11 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (22.83%) Degree
2 23 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.47%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.18%) ISEB
5 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.16%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (19.65%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (12.43%) Docker
2 11 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.58%) LXC
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 96 (27.75%) Terraform
2 76 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (8.09%) Kubernetes
4 17 (4.91%) Ansible
5 13 (3.76%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.31%) Puppet
7 3 (0.87%) Nagios
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 152 (43.93%) Microsoft
2 82 (23.70%) Nintex
3 14 (4.05%) Oracle
4 12 (3.47%) VMware
5 10 (2.89%) New Relic
6 8 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.31%) Cadence
7 6 (1.73%) Google
8 3 (0.87%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.87%) Splunk
8 3 (0.87%) Veracode
8 3 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.29%) Avaloq
10 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) Snow