Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 237 325
Rank change year-on-year +30 +88 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 56 67 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.79% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.24% 5.37% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 2
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +66.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £76,700 £63,375 £60,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% +5.56%

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 1,068 1,247 1,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.59% 14.70% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1,002 1,602
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Birmingham +36 23 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Coventry +8 16 £57,956 +15.91% 1
Staffordshire +12 12 £50,000 +8.11%
Walsall - 7 £55,000 - 1
Solihull -13 4 £57,500 +4.55%
Warwickshire -20 2 £62,500 -26.47% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £62,500 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 50 (89.29%) Azure
2 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (71.43%) DevOps
4 39 (69.64%) C#
5 33 (58.93%) .NET
6 31 (55.36%) Visual Studio
7 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
8 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
9 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
10 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (39.29%) SQL
12 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
12 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
13 19 (33.93%) Marketing
14 17 (30.36%) QA
15 15 (26.79%) Retail
15 15 (26.79%) Scrum
15 15 (26.79%) IaaS
15 15 (26.79%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
16 14 (25.00%) AWS
16 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (21.43%) HND
17 12 (21.43%) Degree
17 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
17 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
17 12 (21.43%) Open Source
17 12 (21.43%) PaaS
18 11 (19.64%) CSS
18 11 (19.64%) HTML

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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (89.29%) Azure
2 15 (26.79%) IaaS
3 14 (25.00%) AWS
4 12 (21.43%) PaaS
5 8 (14.29%) GitHub
6 7 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 7 (12.50%) Azure Functions
6 7 (12.50%) Serverless
7 6 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (8.93%) Amazon S3
8 5 (8.93%) CloudFront
9 4 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
11 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (8.93%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) Power BI
7 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) Visual Studio
2 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.07%) JIRA
4 6 (10.71%) GitLab
4 6 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (8.93%) MSTest
6 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.79%) JMeter
8 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (33.93%) Marketing
2 15 (26.79%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Azure Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) CRM Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (19.64%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) HTML
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 8 (14.29%) React
5 8 (14.29%) Sass
6 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.93%) .NET Core
7 5 (8.93%) HTML5
7 5 (8.93%) jQuery
7 5 (8.93%) Node.js
8 4 (7.14%) JSON
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.36%) React Native
10 1 (1.79%) RESTful
10 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.14%) Cloud Native
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) DevOps
2 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.79%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 12 (21.43%) Open Source
7 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 10 (17.86%) Presales
9 8 (14.29%) Project Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.71%) BDD
11 6 (10.71%) Change Management
11 6 (10.71%) MVC
11 6 (10.71%) TDD
12 5 (8.93%) Business Transformation
12 5 (8.93%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) X++
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
1 12 (21.43%) HND
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow