The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 298 312 316
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 37 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 0.97% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 29
Average salary £47,500 £62,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.38% +18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,500 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2067 1646 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.21% 13.80% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1436 1449
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (64.71%) XML
3 32 (62.75%) .NET
4 31 (60.78%) SQL
5 26 (50.98%) Subversion
6 25 (49.02%) Windows
7 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 23 (45.10%) IIS
8 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
10 20 (39.22%) HTML
10 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
11 19 (37.25%) C#
12 15 (29.41%) Oracle
12 15 (29.41%) Project Management
12 15 (29.41%) Finance
12 15 (29.41%) MVC
13 14 (27.45%) CSS
13 14 (27.45%) XSLT
13 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
13 14 (27.45%) WCF
13 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (25.49%) HTML5
14 13 (25.49%) XQuery
15 12 (23.53%) VBScript
15 12 (23.53%) NUnit
16 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
16 11 (21.57%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (45.10%) IIS
2 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
3 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Drupal
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.96%) Lync
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) NAS
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) DMZ
2 1 (1.96%) MPLS
2 1 (1.96%) OSPF
2 1 (1.96%) BGP
2 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.96%) TACACS
2 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.96%) IPsec
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) RIP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (17.65%) MySQL
6 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.96%) DTS
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Subversion
2 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (23.53%) NUnit
4 8 (15.69%) JIRA
4 8 (15.69%) Ant
4 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.76%) Xcode
6 4 (7.84%) WiX
6 4 (7.84%) MSI
7 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.92%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.96%) Maven
9 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.96%) Gradle
9 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Release Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) XML
2 32 (62.75%) .NET
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
4 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 14 (27.45%) XSLT
4 14 (27.45%) WCF
4 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (25.49%) HTML5
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) Silverlight
6 11 (21.57%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) Ajax
8 8 (15.69%) .NET Remoting
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 8 (15.69%) XSD
8 8 (15.69%) XSL
8 8 (15.69%) XML Schema
9 6 (11.76%) WPF
9 6 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Kindle
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) SecurID
3 1 (1.96%) e-Health
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Android
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Project Management
1 15 (29.41%) MVC
2 11 (21.57%) CRM
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (15.69%) Refactoring
3 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
3 8 (15.69%) OOD
3 8 (15.69%) SOA
3 8 (15.69%) OOP
3 8 (15.69%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.73%) Software Deployment
5 6 (11.76%) Web Development
5 6 (11.76%) Content Management
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) XQuery
5 12 (23.53%) VBScript
6 9 (17.65%) Java
7 8 (15.69%) XPath
8 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
9 6 (11.76%) PHP
10 3 (5.88%) C++
10 3 (5.88%) VB
10 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.96%) C
11 1 (1.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe
5 3 (5.88%) Siebel
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) CA
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) Websense
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Serena
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Sun
7 1 (1.96%) BI-SAM
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