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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 313 313 308
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.026% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 1.01% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 37
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £47,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
1585 1785 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 15.07% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1621 1539
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 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) Subversion
3 18 (60.00%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) XML
4 17 (56.67%) Finance
5 16 (53.33%) Windows
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (40.00%) IIS
7 12 (40.00%) Java
8 11 (36.67%) C#
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
9 10 (33.33%) Release Management
9 10 (33.33%) WiX
9 10 (33.33%) MSI
9 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 9 (30.00%) Banking
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (26.67%) Change Control
11 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (23.33%) HTML5
12 7 (23.33%) XSLT
12 7 (23.33%) HTML
12 7 (23.33%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (40.00%) IIS
2 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (20.00%) CMS
5 4 (13.33%) SAS
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) PORTIA
1 4 (13.33%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Intranet
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) BGP
2 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.67%) TACACS
2 2 (6.67%) IPsec
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) RIP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) HSRP
2 2 (6.67%) Multicast
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Subversion
2 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (33.33%) WiX
3 10 (33.33%) MSI
4 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
5 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (20.00%) NUnit
7 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.33%) Ant
8 1 (3.33%) Gradle
8 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.33%) Xcode
8 1 (3.33%) Maven
8 1 (3.33%) JIRA
8 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Build Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
1 18 (60.00%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) XSLT
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) CSS3
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (16.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) XSD
5 1 (3.33%) XSL
5 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) e-Health
3 2 (6.67%) SecurID
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Release Management
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (26.67%) Change Control
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Content Management
3 7 (23.33%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) User Experience Design
4 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) OOD
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) UML
9 1 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) XPath
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) XQuery
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CFA
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCA
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 5 (16.67%) Serena
4 5 (16.67%) BI-SAM
5 4 (13.33%) FactSet
5 4 (13.33%) Fiserv
5 4 (13.33%) Advent
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) JBoss
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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