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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 307 283 293
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 18 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 1.63% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 36
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,200 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1890 1836 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.35% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1638 1437
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 41 (70.69%) XML
3 35 (60.34%) Subversion
4 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 29 (50.00%) Windows
6 26 (44.83%) C#
7 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
8 24 (41.38%) IIS
8 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (39.66%) Finance
10 22 (37.93%) SQL
11 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
11 21 (36.21%) HTML
12 20 (34.48%) MVC
12 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (32.76%) Java
14 17 (29.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (29.31%) jQuery
15 16 (27.59%) Oracle
16 15 (25.86%) CSS
16 15 (25.86%) XSLT
16 15 (25.86%) NUnit
16 15 (25.86%) HTML5
17 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (24.14%) WCF
17 14 (24.14%) Web Services
18 13 (22.41%) Banking
18 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (41.38%) IIS
2 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (10.34%) CMS
6 5 (8.62%) Drupal
6 5 (8.62%) Apache
7 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.90%) SAS
8 2 (3.45%) Alfresco
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.90%) Advent Geneva
2 4 (6.90%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Intranet
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) IPsec
2 2 (3.45%) MPLS
2 2 (3.45%) OSPF
2 2 (3.45%) BGP
2 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.45%) TACACS
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
2 2 (3.45%) RIP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.45%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.45%) Multicast
2 2 (3.45%) HSRP
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (6.90%) MySQL
6 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.72%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 35 (60.34%) Subversion
2 17 (29.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (25.86%) NUnit
4 12 (20.69%) MSI
4 12 (20.69%) WiX
4 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
6 8 (13.79%) JIRA
6 8 (13.79%) MSBuild
7 4 (6.90%) Ant
7 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.90%) Xcode
8 2 (3.45%) Maven
8 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (3.45%) Gradle
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Build Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Software Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Release Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
1 41 (70.69%) XML
2 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
3 21 (36.21%) HTML
4 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (29.31%) jQuery
6 15 (25.86%) CSS
6 15 (25.86%) XSLT
6 15 (25.86%) HTML5
7 14 (24.14%) WCF
7 14 (24.14%) Web Services
8 11 (18.97%) CSS3
8 11 (18.97%) Silverlight
9 8 (13.79%) XSD
9 8 (13.79%) XSL
9 8 (13.79%) J2EE
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 8 (13.79%) .NET Remoting
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.45%) e-Health
3 2 (3.45%) SecurID
3 2 (3.45%) Kindle
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.90%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) MVC
2 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.41%) Content Management
2 13 (22.41%) Project Management
3 12 (20.69%) Release Management
3 12 (20.69%) Software Deployment
4 10 (17.24%) Web Development
4 10 (17.24%) CRM
5 9 (15.52%) OOD
5 9 (15.52%) SOA
5 9 (15.52%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) OOP
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
6 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 8 (13.79%) Refactoring
6 8 (13.79%) Change Control
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.76%) Java
5 10 (17.24%) XPath
6 9 (15.52%) XQuery
7 7 (12.07%) VBScript
8 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.62%) PHP
10 4 (6.90%) C++
10 4 (6.90%) C
11 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) MCSE
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.34%) CFA
2 2 (3.45%) CCIE
2 2 (3.45%) CCNP
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Serena
3 6 (10.34%) BI-SAM
3 6 (10.34%) EPiServer
4 5 (8.62%) Adobe
5 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 4 (6.90%) FactSet
5 4 (6.90%) Fiserv
5 4 (6.90%) Advent
6 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) CA
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago