Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 961 1211 1195
Rank change year-on-year +250 -16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 233 53 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 157 40 72
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -27.08% +22.45%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £39,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +18.75%

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 36484 35919 36812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.73% 18.26% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29785 31139 30915
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +254 222 £46,250 -7.50% 29
UK excluding London +196 159 £45,000 +28.57% 18
London +85 72 £58,750 -2.08% 11
South West +46 52 £42,500 +2.72% 4
East of England +35 31 £55,000 -21.43% 3
North of England +24 28 £52,500 +20.00% 3
South East +84 27 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Yorkshire +40 24 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands +47 12 £46,250 +47.41% 4
Wales +12 8 £40,000 +60.00%
West Midlands +23 7 £37,500 +19.52% 3
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 1
North West - 4 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 142 (60.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 133 (57.08%) .NET
3 124 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (51.93%) C#
4 121 (51.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 120 (51.50%) Microsoft
6 88 (37.77%) SQL
7 84 (36.05%) MVC
8 77 (33.05%) SQL Server
9 73 (31.33%) ASP.NET
10 69 (29.61%) HTML
10 69 (29.61%) Git (software)
11 67 (28.76%) JavaScript
11 67 (28.76%) Visual Studio
12 64 (27.47%) Windows
12 64 (27.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (27.47%) DevOps
13 60 (25.75%) Test Automation
14 59 (25.32%) CSS
15 55 (23.61%) TeamCity
15 55 (23.61%) PowerShell
15 55 (23.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (22.75%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (20.17%) Linux
17 47 (20.17%) .NET Framework
18 44 (18.88%) Finance
18 44 (18.88%) Scrum
19 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (18.03%) Entity Framework

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 (12.45%) IIS
2 23 (9.87%) CMS
3 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.44%) Umbraco
5 12 (5.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.29%) Confluence
7 8 (3.43%) EPiServer
8 6 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.72%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.72%) Commerce Server 2007
9 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.29%) Drupal
10 3 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.86%) Apache
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.72%) nopCommerce
3 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.86%) Exstream
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.43%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 121 (51.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (22.75%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.58%) PaaS
4 19 (8.15%) Office 365
5 12 (5.15%) IaaS
6 8 (3.43%) SaaS
7 6 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.29%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.86%) GitHub
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.43%) Datadog
11 1 (0.43%) Google Play
11 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.45%) DNS
2 5 (2.15%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) Network Security
3 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) DHCP
4 2 (0.86%) Firewall
4 2 (0.86%) LAN
4 2 (0.86%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) ADSL
5 1 (0.43%) DSL
5 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) PBX
5 1 (0.43%) VLAN
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.15%) Power BI
9 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.72%) Redis
10 3 (1.29%) MySQL
11 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.86%) OLAP
11 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.43%) Big Data
12 1 (0.43%) DTS
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (60.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (29.61%) Git (software)
3 67 (28.76%) Visual Studio
4 55 (23.61%) TeamCity
5 38 (16.31%) Jenkins
6 29 (12.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (11.16%) Selenium
8 25 (10.73%) JIRA
9 22 (9.44%) NUnit
9 22 (9.44%) Subversion
10 13 (5.58%) MSTest
11 12 (5.15%) Jasmine
11 12 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 11 (4.72%) NuGet
12 11 (4.72%) SpecFlow
13 9 (3.86%) Bitbucket
14 8 (3.43%) webpack
15 7 (3.00%) JMeter
15 7 (3.00%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (3.00%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (18.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Advertising
3 9 (3.86%) Games
4 8 (3.43%) Publishing
5 6 (2.58%) Retail
6 5 (2.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (35.19%) Developer
2 38 (16.31%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 28 (12.02%) C# Developer
4 28 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (8.15%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Test Analyst
8 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.29%) Architect
12 9 (3.86%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (57.08%) .NET
2 73 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 69 (29.61%) HTML
4 64 (27.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (25.32%) CSS
6 47 (20.17%) .NET Framework
7 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (18.03%) Entity Framework
8 36 (15.45%) HTML5
9 31 (13.30%) AngularJS
9 31 (13.30%) jQuery
10 26 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (10.73%) JSON
11 25 (10.73%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (10.30%) CSS3
12 24 (10.30%) Web Services
13 23 (9.87%) WCF
14 18 (7.73%) WPF
15 16 (6.87%) XML
16 12 (5.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.87%) Public Cloud
2 23 (9.87%) User Experience
3 19 (8.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.15%) Fintech
6 5 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Social Media
9 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) Life Science
9 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.86%) RIA
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.47%) Windows
2 47 (20.17%) Linux
3 42 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.15%) CentOS
4 19 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.44%) Android
7 14 (6.01%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (36.05%) MVC
3 64 (27.47%) DevOps
4 60 (25.75%) Test Automation
5 55 (23.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (18.88%) Scrum
8 34 (14.59%) TDD
9 31 (13.30%) Software Engineering
10 29 (12.45%) Configuration Management
11 28 (12.02%) SOLID
12 26 (11.16%) OO
13 24 (10.30%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (9.87%) SDLC
15 22 (9.44%) High Availability
16 21 (9.01%) Kanban
16 21 (9.01%) Release Management
17 20 (8.58%) ITIL
18 19 (8.15%) Auto-Scaling
18 19 (8.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.93%) C#
2 88 (37.77%) SQL
3 67 (28.76%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.61%) PowerShell
5 24 (10.30%) Python
6 23 (9.87%) Ruby
7 19 (8.15%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.15%) Perl
8 13 (5.58%) Java
9 10 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.29%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.58%) PHP
10 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.15%) C
12 3 (1.29%) C++
12 3 (1.29%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.86%) Delphi
13 2 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.73%) Degree
2 24 (10.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.72%) MCSE
5 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.43%) ISEB
7 6 (2.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (17.60%) Docker
2 27 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 37 (15.88%) Puppet
2 29 (12.45%) Kubernetes
3 27 (11.59%) Ansible
4 26 (11.16%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (8.15%) Nagios
5 19 (8.15%) Rundeck
6 13 (5.58%) SCOM
7 11 (4.72%) SCCM
7 11 (4.72%) SCDPM
8 6 (2.58%) HockeyApp
9 4 (1.72%) Marathon
9 4 (1.72%) Mesos
9 4 (1.72%) Terraform
10 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.43%) Kibana
11 1 (0.43%) logstash
11 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 120 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.44%) Xamarin
3 20 (8.58%) Splunk
4 17 (7.30%) Oracle
5 16 (6.87%) Google
6 14 (6.01%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.72%) Hitachi
8 10 (4.29%) New Relic
9 9 (3.86%) VMware
10 8 (3.43%) HP
11 7 (3.00%) Adobe
11 7 (3.00%) AppDynamics
12 5 (2.15%) Apple
12 5 (2.15%) IBM
13 4 (1.72%) Infragistics
13 4 (1.72%) RedGate
13 4 (1.72%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.29%) Ab Initio
14 3 (1.29%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (1.29%) Progress