Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 216 232
Rank change year-on-year +38 +16 +85
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 12 65 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.82% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 5.25% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 64 65
Median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% +66.67%
10th Percentile £37,375 £38,625 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +27.78%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 646 1,239 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.00% 15.63% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 537 939 1,143
Median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,700 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. 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
Warwickshire +30 4 £73,750 +27.16%
Coventry +17 4 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Birmingham +50 3 £59,500 +40.00%
Solihull +5 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Azure
4 7 (58.33%) AWS
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Confluence
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) Docker
7 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 3 (25.00%) React
8 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
8 3 (25.00%) GCP
8 3 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Core

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) AWS
1 7 (58.33%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) GCP
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (25.00%) React
2 3 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Microservices
8 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (8.33%) Product Management
8 1 (8.33%) Product Roadmap
8 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) hybris