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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 248 295 308
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +13
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 17 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 1.57% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 9
Average salary £54,500 £49,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.22% -34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1157 1465 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.33% 14.11% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1301 1374
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) SQL
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) Web Services
3 20 (68.97%) QA
3 20 (68.97%) SDLC
4 19 (65.52%) VBScript
5 17 (58.62%) ITIL
6 15 (51.72%) EAI
6 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
6 15 (51.72%) Siebel
6 15 (51.72%) Release Management
6 15 (51.72%) Workflow
6 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (48.28%) Analytics
7 14 (48.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (48.28%) Siebel EIM
7 14 (48.28%) Finance
7 14 (48.28%) Change Management
7 14 (48.28%) Siebel Analytics
7 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
7 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (48.28%) VB
8 11 (37.93%) C#
8 11 (37.93%) XML
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 11 (37.93%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) .NET
8 11 (37.93%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Intranet
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (48.28%) Siebel EIM
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) Subversion
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Publishing
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Siebel Developer
3 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) WCF
2 11 (37.93%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) Silverlight
3 6 (20.69%) WPF
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (17.24%) Classic ASP
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) CSS3
4 5 (17.24%) DHTML
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Kindle
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) SDLC
2 17 (58.62%) ITIL
3 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
3 15 (51.72%) EAI
3 15 (51.72%) Release Management
3 15 (51.72%) Workflow
4 14 (48.28%) Analytics
4 14 (48.28%) Change Management
4 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Content Management
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
9 5 (17.24%) Time Management
9 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) VBScript
4 14 (48.28%) VB
5 11 (37.93%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
2 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Siebel
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft