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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 291 318 304
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 17 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.27% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 24
Average salary £52,000 £59,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.86% +9.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £82,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.44% -5.00%
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
1509 1967 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.56% 15.55% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1744 1536
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 39 (84.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 37 (80.43%) SQL
4 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
5 33 (71.74%) .NET
6 32 (69.57%) XML
7 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
8 30 (65.22%) SDLC
9 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
9 29 (63.04%) HTML
9 29 (63.04%) Silverlight
9 29 (63.04%) jQuery
10 28 (60.87%) Publishing
11 23 (50.00%) ISO 9001
12 22 (47.83%) C#
12 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (47.83%) Kindle
13 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
14 19 (41.30%) SharePoint
15 18 (39.13%) Subversion
16 17 (36.96%) MVC
16 17 (36.96%) WCF
17 16 (34.78%) WPF
17 16 (34.78%) Scrum
17 16 (34.78%) TDD
17 16 (34.78%) Java
17 16 (34.78%) XSLT
17 16 (34.78%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (41.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (28.26%) Drupal
3 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.70%) DTS
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) MarkLogic
8 1 (2.17%) SSDT
8 1 (2.17%) OLAP
8 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (84.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (39.13%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (60.87%) Publishing
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Support Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Development Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Development Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Release Manager
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Test Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Change and Release Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Change and Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) XML
3 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
4 29 (63.04%) HTML
4 29 (63.04%) Silverlight
4 29 (63.04%) jQuery
5 17 (36.96%) WCF
6 16 (34.78%) WPF
6 16 (34.78%) XSLT
6 16 (34.78%) RESTful
6 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (28.26%) HTML5
7 13 (28.26%) CSS3
7 13 (28.26%) Sass
7 13 (28.26%) Flash
7 13 (28.26%) CSS
8 4 (8.70%) WF
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.17%) XSD
9 1 (2.17%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Kindle
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) SDLC
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) MVC
4 16 (34.78%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 13 (28.26%) Project Management
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) ETL
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
10 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Open Source
10 3 (6.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
3 22 (47.83%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
5 16 (34.78%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) XQuery
6 13 (28.26%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.52%) Groovy
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 14 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Adobe
3 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.52%) Serena
5 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) Alteryx
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