Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 228 311
Rank change year-on-year +14 +83 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 66 78 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.83% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.37% 5.47% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 5
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £47,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -25.00%

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 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 1,230 1,427 1,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.56% 15.26% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1,135 1,605
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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
Coventry +19 24 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Birmingham +39 16 £55,000 +5.77% 16
Staffordshire +15 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Solihull -8 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Warwickshire -1 8 £58,000 -
Walsall - 2 £62,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £62,500 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 61 (92.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (77.27%) DevOps
3 48 (72.73%) .NET
4 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 41 (62.12%) C#
6 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
7 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
9 27 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (40.91%) GitHub
10 26 (39.39%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (39.39%) Retail
11 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
11 25 (37.88%) Visual Studio
12 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (34.85%) JIRA
12 23 (34.85%) React
13 21 (31.82%) Unit Testing
14 19 (28.79%) QA
15 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
15 17 (25.76%) SQL
16 16 (24.24%) BDD
17 15 (22.73%) Scrum
17 15 (22.73%) Sass
18 14 (21.21%) Collaborative Working
18 14 (21.21%) MVC
18 14 (21.21%) TDD
18 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (19.70%) Computer Science

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 10 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (92.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (40.91%) GitHub
3 9 (13.64%) IaaS
4 8 (12.12%) PaaS
5 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (4.55%) NuGet
6 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.03%) SaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) ICMP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (15.15%) MySQL
4 9 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Power BI
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.52%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
1 25 (37.88%) Visual Studio
2 23 (34.85%) JIRA
3 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.55%) git-flow
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.03%) JMeter
6 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Protractor
6 2 (3.03%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) AppVeyor
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (39.39%) Retail
2 13 (19.70%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Software Engineer
3 19 (28.79%) .NET Developer
4 15 (22.73%) Principal Engineer
4 15 (22.73%) Principal Software Engineer
5 14 (21.21%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) .NET
2 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (34.85%) React
4 15 (22.73%) Sass
5 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.67%) React Native
7 10 (15.15%) .NET Core
7 10 (15.15%) CSS
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) HTML5
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.58%) Web Services
9 4 (6.06%) Node.js
9 4 (6.06%) RESTful
10 3 (4.55%) JSON
10 3 (4.55%) REST
11 2 (3.03%) Spring
11 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) DevOps
2 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 16 (24.24%) BDD
8 15 (22.73%) Scrum
9 14 (21.21%) Collaborative Working
9 14 (21.21%) MVC
9 14 (21.21%) TDD
10 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
10 13 (19.70%) Open Source
11 11 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (13.64%) Microservices
13 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
14 7 (10.61%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
15 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.06%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
1 13 (19.70%) HND
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) HockeyApp
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.52%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Google
2 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Serena