The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 321 298 291
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 10 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.55% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 38
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £47,000 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
VSS/SourceSafe
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1736 1865 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.57% 15.40% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1698 1541
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £39,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) XML
3 32 (60.38%) Subversion
4 29 (54.72%) Windows
4 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 24 (45.28%) C#
6 23 (43.40%) Finance
7 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
8 21 (39.62%) IIS
9 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (33.96%) MVC
10 18 (33.96%) Java
10 18 (33.96%) SQL
11 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
11 16 (30.19%) HTML
12 15 (28.30%) NUnit
13 14 (26.42%) Oracle
13 14 (26.42%) Web Services
13 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (26.42%) jQuery
14 13 (24.53%) Banking
14 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
15 12 (22.64%) Content Management
15 12 (22.64%) MSI
15 12 (22.64%) XSLT
15 12 (22.64%) CSS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (39.62%) IIS
2 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.32%) CMS
6 4 (7.55%) SAS
6 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 4 (7.55%) Drupal
7 2 (3.77%) Alfresco
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.55%) PORTIA
2 4 (7.55%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Intranet
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) MPLS
2 2 (3.77%) OSPF
2 2 (3.77%) BGP
2 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.77%) TACACS
2 2 (3.77%) IPsec
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.77%) VoIP
2 2 (3.77%) RIP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) HSRP
2 2 (3.77%) Multicast
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Subversion
2 15 (28.30%) NUnit
3 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (22.64%) WiX
4 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
4 12 (22.64%) MSI
5 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
5 8 (15.09%) JIRA
5 8 (15.09%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.77%) Gradle
6 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.77%) Xcode
6 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) Ant
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Build Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Software Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Release Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
1 36 (67.92%) XML
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 14 (26.42%) Web Services
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 12 (22.64%) WCF
6 12 (22.64%) HTML5
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
6 12 (22.64%) XSLT
7 10 (18.87%) CSS3
8 8 (15.09%) Silverlight
8 8 (15.09%) .NET Remoting
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 8 (15.09%) XSD
8 8 (15.09%) XSL
8 8 (15.09%) J2EE
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.77%) e-Health
3 2 (3.77%) SecurID
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) MVC
2 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.64%) Release Management
3 12 (22.64%) Software Deployment
3 12 (22.64%) Content Management
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) CRM
5 9 (16.98%) OOD
5 9 (16.98%) SOA
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) OOP
6 8 (15.09%) Change Control
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
6 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
6 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.32%) User Experience Design
7 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) XPath
5 7 (13.21%) VBScript
6 6 (11.32%) XQuery
7 4 (7.55%) C
7 4 (7.55%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.66%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) CFA
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCIE
3 2 (3.77%) CCNP
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCA
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) BI-SAM
3 6 (11.32%) Serena
3 6 (11.32%) EPiServer
4 4 (7.55%) Advent
4 4 (7.55%) FactSet
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) Fiserv
5 2 (3.77%) Sun
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
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