Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 953 1255
Rank change year-on-year +347 +302 -63
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 728 218 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.13% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% 0.64% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 524 181 15
UK median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% -9.47% -7.32%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £82,125 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -22.22%

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 36,743 33,810 36,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.70% 19.59% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,060 28,577 31,226
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,613 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +363 696 £55,000 +27.91% 99
UK excluding London +179 389 £50,000 +17.65% 73
London +256 324 £65,000 +6.12% 36
South East +92 115 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Midlands +79 97 £52,500 +41.89% 11
North of England +74 93 £50,000 +53.85% 16
West Midlands +61 76 £52,500 +66.67% 6
Yorkshire +74 55 £55,000 +69.23% 3
East of England -2 41 £52,500 +22.09% 13
North West +2 26 £41,250 +29.92% 6
East Midlands +14 21 £36,750 -22.63% 5
South West -51 19 £44,265 +9.97% 4
North East - 12 £46,750 - 7
Scotland - 9 £32,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 9 £40,000 -
Wales 0 6 £30,000 -6.25% 7

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 447 (61.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 439 (60.30%) .NET
3 427 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
4 425 (58.38%) C#
5 333 (45.74%) SQL
6 332 (45.60%) Microsoft
7 320 (43.96%) Git (software)
8 304 (41.76%) Visual Studio
9 295 (40.52%) PowerShell
10 284 (39.01%) JavaScript
11 255 (35.03%) DevOps
12 250 (34.34%) MVC
13 245 (33.65%) SQL Server
14 234 (32.14%) ASP.NET
15 230 (31.59%) HTML
16 220 (30.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 218 (29.95%) Amazon AWS
18 208 (28.57%) CSS
19 198 (27.20%) Finance
20 197 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
21 192 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
22 159 (21.84%) Test Automation
23 148 (20.33%) PaaS
24 146 (20.05%) .NET Framework
25 144 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
26 137 (18.82%) Jenkins
27 131 (17.99%) Windows
28 129 (17.72%) Scrum
28 129 (17.72%) Migration
29 127 (17.45%) IaaS

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 87 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 71 (9.75%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (3.02%) IIS
4 16 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.06%) CMS
5 15 (2.06%) Confluence
5 15 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (1.92%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.79%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (1.10%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.69%) DNN
11 5 (0.69%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.55%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.69%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 77 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.34%) Eagle PACE
2 17 (2.34%) Front Arena
2 17 (2.34%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.69%) Bloomberg AIM
3 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.41%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 447 (61.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 218 (29.95%) Amazon AWS
3 148 (20.33%) PaaS
4 127 (17.45%) IaaS
5 106 (14.56%) Serverless
6 77 (10.58%) Office 365
7 65 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (5.49%) npm
9 23 (3.16%) SaaS
10 21 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (2.88%) GitHub
11 14 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (1.24%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.57%) Firewall
2 25 (3.43%) DNS
3 12 (1.65%) VPN
4 9 (1.24%) Skype
5 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.96%) Internet
6 7 (0.96%) LAN
6 7 (0.96%) WAN
6 7 (0.96%) Wireless
7 5 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.55%) Network Security
9 3 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.41%) VLAN
10 2 (0.27%) Intranet
11 1 (0.14%) AMQP
11 1 (0.14%) DHCP
11 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.14%) HTTP
11 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (33.65%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.48%) NoSQL
3 51 (7.01%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.81%) Cosmos DB
7 34 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (3.43%) Power BI
11 24 (3.30%) Data Lake
12 21 (2.88%) Big Data
13 15 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.79%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.79%) OLAP
15 11 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.37%) MySQL
17 9 (1.24%) MarkLogic
17 9 (1.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 320 (43.96%) Git (software)
2 304 (41.76%) Visual Studio
3 220 (30.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 137 (18.82%) Jenkins
5 98 (13.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 88 (12.09%) TeamCity
7 80 (10.99%) JIRA
8 72 (9.89%) Selenium
9 68 (9.34%) MSBuild
10 55 (7.55%) Subversion
11 45 (6.18%) NUnit
12 33 (4.53%) Jasmine
13 28 (3.85%) SpecFlow
14 27 (3.71%) Cucumber
15 24 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 22 (3.02%) Gradle
17 21 (2.88%) MSTest
18 20 (2.75%) Karma Test Runner
19 19 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 15 (2.06%) WebDriver
General
1 198 (27.20%) Finance
2 57 (7.83%) Banking
3 53 (7.28%) Marketing
4 28 (3.85%) Front Office
5 20 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.47%) Legal
7 16 (2.20%) Advertising
8 11 (1.51%) Retail
9 4 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (45.05%) Developer
2 173 (23.76%) .NET Developer
3 152 (20.88%) C# Developer
4 127 (17.45%) Architect
5 125 (17.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (12.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 91 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 90 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (11.40%) Solutions Architect
10 77 (10.58%) Cloud Architect
11 70 (9.62%) Senior Developer
12 61 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 52 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 51 (7.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 50 (6.87%) Azure Architect
16 48 (6.59%) Analyst
17 42 (5.77%) Applications Architect
17 42 (5.77%) Lead Developer
18 38 (5.22%) Software Developer
19 36 (4.95%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (60.30%) .NET
2 234 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 230 (31.59%) HTML
4 208 (28.57%) CSS
5 192 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 146 (20.05%) .NET Framework
7 144 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 120 (16.48%) WCF
9 107 (14.70%) RESTful
10 104 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 104 (14.29%) jQuery
11 101 (13.87%) AngularJS
12 74 (10.16%) HTML5
13 64 (8.79%) KnockoutJS
14 60 (8.24%) REST
15 57 (7.83%) .NET Core
16 49 (6.73%) Node.js
17 48 (6.59%) CSS3
18 46 (6.32%) Web Services
19 44 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.24%) User Experience
2 56 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.40%) Fintech
5 30 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.98%) Online Banking
7 24 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (2.34%) Derivative
9 17 (2.34%) Equities
9 17 (2.34%) Exotic Derivative
9 17 (2.34%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.20%) Graphic Design
11 15 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.79%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.79%) Replication
13 11 (1.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (17.99%) Windows
2 51 (7.01%) Linux
3 27 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.75%) Android
5 20 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.75%) VMS
6 7 (0.96%) Unix
7 5 (0.69%) CentOS
7 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (35.03%) DevOps
3 250 (34.34%) MVC
4 197 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
5 159 (21.84%) Test Automation
6 129 (17.72%) Migration
6 129 (17.72%) Scrum
7 115 (15.80%) Analytics
8 114 (15.66%) TDD
9 101 (13.87%) Microservices
9 101 (13.87%) Web Development
10 99 (13.60%) Software Engineering
11 94 (12.91%) Service Delivery
12 90 (12.36%) Presales
13 87 (11.95%) Configuration Management
14 85 (11.68%) CRM
15 71 (9.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 70 (9.62%) OO
17 64 (8.79%) Mentoring
18 61 (8.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 425 (58.38%) C#
2 333 (45.74%) SQL
3 295 (40.52%) PowerShell
4 284 (39.01%) JavaScript
5 77 (10.58%) T-SQL
6 55 (7.55%) Python
7 50 (6.87%) Java
8 39 (5.36%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.16%) Go
10 21 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.34%) Perl
12 16 (2.20%) F#
13 13 (1.79%) PHP
13 13 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.37%) Ruby
15 9 (1.24%) XQuery
16 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.96%) C++
17 7 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (10.71%) Degree
2 38 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.10%) ISEB
5 6 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.55%) MCSE
7 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.27%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.27%) MCSA
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.75%) QA
2 7 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.82%) GDPR
3 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.69%) GCP
5 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 89 (12.23%) Docker
3 23 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.69%) vSphere
7 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.27%) HDFS
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.27%) Varnish
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (9.48%) Puppet
2 63 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (6.32%) Ansible
4 19 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (2.34%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.82%) SCOM
7 5 (0.69%) Nagios
7 5 (0.69%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.69%) Terraform
8 3 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.41%) Mesos
8 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.41%) WSUS
9 2 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.27%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 332 (45.60%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.30%) Google
3 35 (4.81%) Oracle
4 34 (4.67%) Xamarin
5 26 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 26 (3.57%) VMware
6 22 (3.02%) Capita
7 18 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.34%) Calypso
8 17 (2.34%) Charles River
8 17 (2.34%) FXall
8 17 (2.34%) SimCorp
9 15 (2.06%) LexisNexis
10 14 (1.92%) Cognizant
10 14 (1.92%) IBM
10 14 (1.92%) Splunk
11 12 (1.65%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.51%) New Relic
13 10 (1.37%) Apigee
13 10 (1.37%) Telerik