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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Team (including Distributed Team, Remote Team, Dispersed Team)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 223 220
Rank change year-on-year +87 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Team 1,979 459 102
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.77% 1.46% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.14% 3.90% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 921 323 98
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 -
25th Percentile £60,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -14.81%
75th Percentile £92,500 £78,125 £80,938
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%

Virtual Team is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,221 11,768 3,507
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.06% 37.31% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,373 9,154 2,905
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +1.85%

Virtual Team
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Virtual Team as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Virtual Team trend for jobs with a WFH option

Virtual Team
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Virtual Team.

Virtual Team salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Virtual Team
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Virtual Team over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Virtual Team salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, Virtual Team job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 790 (39.92%) Agile
2 717 (36.23%) DevOps
3 686 (34.66%) Docker
4 665 (33.60%) Finance
5 607 (30.67%) Kubernetes
6 556 (28.09%) JavaScript
7 550 (27.79%) Games
8 525 (26.53%) Social Skills
9 486 (24.56%) Go
10 467 (23.60%) Software Engineering
11 434 (21.93%) React
12 408 (20.62%) User Experience
13 406 (20.52%) Greenfield Project
14 387 (19.56%) TypeScript
15 364 (18.39%) Full Stack Development
16 332 (16.78%) Node.js
17 296 (14.96%) Scrum
18 287 (14.50%) Java
19 285 (14.40%) AWS
20 281 (14.20%) CSS
21 270 (13.64%) HTML
22 247 (12.48%) CI/CD
23 245 (12.38%) SQL
24 242 (12.23%) Mentoring
25 241 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
26 238 (12.03%) Git (software)
27 237 (11.98%) Python
28 226 (11.42%) Microservices
29 204 (10.31%) GitHub
30 202 (10.21%) PostgreSQL

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 65 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
1 65 (3.28%) Ethereum
2 56 (2.83%) Confluence
3 19 (0.96%) CMS
4 17 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (0.76%) OpenZeppelin
6 14 (0.71%) IIS
7 11 (0.56%) Drupal
7 11 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.45%) Apache
8 9 (0.45%) Geth
9 7 (0.35%) Apache Pulsar
10 6 (0.30%) MetaMask
10 6 (0.30%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.10%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.10%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.10%) nginx
12 2 (0.10%) SAS
13 1 (0.051%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (3.18%) Sketch
2 32 (1.62%) InVision
3 28 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (1.21%) Adobe XD
5 22 (1.11%) Marvel
6 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.51%) Campfire
9 9 (0.45%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.30%) Maple
10 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.25%) InDesign
11 5 (0.25%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.76%) Shopify
3 8 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.35%) SAP PM
5 6 (0.30%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.20%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.051%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.051%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.051%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.051%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.051%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 285 (14.40%) AWS
2 204 (10.31%) GitHub
3 190 (9.60%) Azure
4 157 (7.93%) SaaS
5 140 (7.07%) GCP
6 102 (5.15%) Serverless
7 97 (4.90%) Figma
8 51 (2.58%) PaaS
9 50 (2.53%) Slack
10 49 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (2.48%) Heroku
11 41 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (1.92%) GitHub Actions
13 34 (1.72%) Power Platform
14 33 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 32 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (1.57%) Amazon S3
17 30 (1.52%) Miro
18 29 (1.47%) Cloudflare
19 23 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.45%) Internet
2 24 (1.21%) Broadband
3 16 (0.81%) Firewall
4 13 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (0.61%) Bluetooth
6 11 (0.56%) HTTP
6 11 (0.56%) SMS
7 10 (0.51%) Modbus
8 9 (0.45%) DNS
9 8 (0.40%) Network Security
9 8 (0.40%) VPN
10 7 (0.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.30%) DHCP
11 6 (0.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 6 (0.30%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.25%) BGP
12 5 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.25%) IPv6
12 5 (0.25%) MPLS
12 5 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (10.21%) PostgreSQL
2 144 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 118 (5.96%) NoSQL
4 93 (4.70%) Redis
5 84 (4.24%) MySQL
6 80 (4.04%) SQL Server
7 52 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 46 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 33 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
10 32 (1.62%) Power BI
11 22 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.06%) InfluxDB
12 21 (1.06%) OLAP
13 20 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (0.81%) BigQuery
15 15 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
16 13 (0.66%) Big Data
17 12 (0.61%) Amazon Athena
18 11 (0.56%) Amazon QuickSight
18 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 238 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 115 (5.81%) JIRA
3 93 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 80 (4.04%) CircleCI
5 59 (2.98%) webpack
6 47 (2.37%) Maven
7 44 (2.22%) GitLab
8 42 (2.12%) Cypress.io
9 36 (1.82%) Selenium
10 28 (1.41%) RSpec
11 27 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 23 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 19 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.81%) Terragrunt
15 15 (0.76%) Babel
15 15 (0.76%) IntelliJ
16 14 (0.71%) Mercurial
17 12 (0.61%) Gerrit
17 12 (0.61%) git-flow
17 12 (0.61%) Mocha
General
1 665 (33.60%) Finance
2 550 (27.79%) Games
3 525 (26.53%) Social Skills
4 185 (9.35%) Marketing
5 166 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (5.10%) Publishing
7 100 (5.05%) Legal
8 94 (4.75%) Public Sector
9 93 (4.70%) Banking
10 75 (3.79%) Influencing Skills
11 69 (3.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 60 (3.03%) Local Government
12 60 (3.03%) Retail
13 53 (2.68%) Financial Institution
14 48 (2.43%) Back Office
15 46 (2.32%) Automotive
16 43 (2.17%) Advertising
17 40 (2.02%) Telecoms
18 33 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
19 32 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 896 (45.28%) Developer
2 405 (20.46%) Senior Developer
3 203 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 120 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 97 (4.90%) Designer
6 89 (4.50%) Software Developer
7 76 (3.84%) Backend Developer
8 74 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 66 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 62 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 61 (3.08%) .NET Developer
12 60 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
14 54 (2.73%) React Developer
15 51 (2.58%) Java Developer
16 47 (2.37%) Analyst
16 47 (2.37%) Product Manager
17 46 (2.32%) C# Developer
18 41 (2.07%) .NET Software Developer
19 40 (2.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (21.93%) React
2 332 (16.78%) Node.js
3 281 (14.20%) CSS
4 270 (13.64%) HTML
5 174 (8.79%) GraphQL
6 173 (8.74%) Ruby on Rails
7 158 (7.98%) REST
8 145 (7.33%) Kafka
9 139 (7.02%) .NET
10 116 (5.86%) RESTful
11 93 (4.70%) Spring
12 90 (4.55%) Web Services
13 88 (4.45%) jQuery
14 80 (4.04%) AngularJS
14 80 (4.04%) Redux
15 74 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 74 (3.74%) web3js
16 72 (3.64%) Vue.js
17 68 (3.44%) HTML5
18 67 (3.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 408 (20.62%) User Experience
2 406 (20.52%) Greenfield Project
3 134 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
4 108 (5.46%) Blockchain
5 95 (4.80%) Mobile App
6 78 (3.94%) Blog
7 75 (3.79%) NHS
8 74 (3.74%) Algorithms
8 74 (3.74%) Web3
9 72 (3.64%) Cloud Native
10 68 (3.44%) Data Structures
11 56 (2.83%) Management Information System
12 46 (2.32%) Public Cloud
13 31 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
14 29 (1.47%) Spread Betting
14 29 (1.47%) Wiki
15 28 (1.41%) Graphic Design
16 26 (1.31%) Animation
16 26 (1.31%) Podcast
17 25 (1.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 171 (8.64%) Linux
2 136 (6.87%) Windows
3 84 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 68 (3.44%) Android
5 29 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 26 (1.31%) Unix
7 17 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.51%) Debian
8 10 (0.51%) FreeRTOS
9 9 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.35%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (39.92%) Agile
2 717 (36.23%) DevOps
3 467 (23.60%) Software Engineering
4 364 (18.39%) Full Stack Development
5 296 (14.96%) Scrum
6 247 (12.48%) CI/CD
7 242 (12.23%) Mentoring
8 241 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
9 226 (11.42%) Microservices
10 200 (10.11%) Test Automation
11 198 (10.01%) UX Design
12 192 (9.70%) TDD
13 191 (9.65%) Coaching
14 170 (8.59%) Virtual Team Management
15 167 (8.44%) User Research
16 165 (8.34%) SDLC
17 152 (7.68%) Front End Development
18 144 (7.28%) Analytics
19 139 (7.02%) OO
20 132 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 556 (28.09%) JavaScript
2 486 (24.56%) Go
3 387 (19.56%) TypeScript
4 287 (14.50%) Java
5 245 (12.38%) SQL
6 237 (11.98%) Python
7 180 (9.10%) Ruby
8 148 (7.48%) C#
9 66 (3.34%) ES6
10 64 (3.23%) PHP
11 61 (3.08%) C++
12 56 (2.83%) Solidity
13 46 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 44 (2.22%) Kotlin
15 39 (1.97%) Bash
15 39 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.72%) Scala
17 33 (1.67%) Rust
18 30 (1.52%) Elm
19 29 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 159 (8.03%) Degree
2 112 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 38 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (1.52%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.66%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.30%) CISSP
10 6 (0.30%) PhD
11 5 (0.25%) CCDE
11 5 (0.25%) CCIE
11 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.25%) CISM
11 5 (0.25%) MCP
12 4 (0.20%) CISA
12 4 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.07%) QA
2 85 (4.30%) Accessibility
3 46 (2.32%) GDPR
4 28 (1.41%) WCAG
5 22 (1.11%) SLA
6 20 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.40%) PMO
10 6 (0.30%) NIST
10 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.30%) SOC 2
11 5 (0.25%) COBIT
11 5 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.25%) SNOMED CT
12 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.10%) CDISC
13 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.10%) MiFID
13 2 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 686 (34.66%) Docker
2 31 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.71%) Firmware
4 9 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.25%) LXC
7 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.051%) HDFS
9 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.051%) vSphere
9 1 (0.051%) XenApp
9 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 607 (30.67%) Kubernetes
2 180 (9.10%) Terraform
3 34 (1.72%) Ansible
4 18 (0.91%) Kibana
5 14 (0.71%) logstash
6 12 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 12 (0.61%) Prometheus
6 12 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 11 (0.56%) Grafana
8 10 (0.51%) Packer
9 7 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.30%) Kustomize
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.25%) CSIRT
12 3 (0.15%) Puppet
13 2 (0.10%) Autotask
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
14 1 (0.051%) Consul
14 1 (0.051%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 171 (8.64%) Google
2 161 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 103 (5.20%) NEC
4 43 (2.17%) IBM
4 43 (2.17%) Northgate
5 36 (1.82%) Adobe
6 32 (1.62%) TOWER Software
7 31 (1.57%) Oracle
8 27 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.16%) YouTube
10 22 (1.11%) Cadence
11 21 (1.06%) Marin
12 18 (0.91%) ConsenSys
13 17 (0.86%) New Relic
13 17 (0.86%) SAP
14 16 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.61%) Dynatrace
15 12 (0.61%) Monax
16 10 (0.51%) Siemens
17 9 (0.45%) VMware