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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 306 292 296
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 1.57% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 37
Average salary £59,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £47,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1687 1846 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.38% 15.43% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1688 1538
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £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
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 2 September 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 2 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 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) XML
3 24 (60.00%) Subversion
4 22 (55.00%) Windows
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) Finance
6 17 (42.50%) C#
7 16 (40.00%) IIS
8 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (37.50%) Java
9 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (32.50%) MVC
11 12 (30.00%) Web Services
11 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (27.50%) Software Deployment
12 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
12 11 (27.50%) Oracle
12 11 (27.50%) NUnit
12 11 (27.50%) Banking
13 10 (25.00%) MSI
13 10 (25.00%) SQL
13 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (25.00%) HTML
13 10 (25.00%) WiX
13 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
13 10 (25.00%) Release Management
14 9 (22.50%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (40.00%) IIS
2 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (15.00%) CMS
5 4 (10.00%) SAS
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) Drupal
7 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.00%) PORTIA
2 4 (10.00%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Intranet
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) MPLS
2 2 (5.00%) OSPF
2 2 (5.00%) BGP
2 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (5.00%) TACACS
2 2 (5.00%) IPsec
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (5.00%) VoIP
2 2 (5.00%) RIP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) HSRP
2 2 (5.00%) Multicast
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Subversion
2 11 (27.50%) NUnit
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) WiX
3 10 (25.00%) MSI
4 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (20.00%) MSBuild
6 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
7 6 (15.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.50%) Gradle
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) Xcode
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
1 8 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
1 26 (65.00%) XML
2 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (30.00%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (22.50%) CSS
6 9 (22.50%) XSLT
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
6 9 (22.50%) jQuery
7 8 (20.00%) CSS3
8 7 (17.50%) WCF
8 7 (17.50%) J2EE
9 6 (15.00%) XSD
9 6 (15.00%) XSL
9 6 (15.00%) .NET Remoting
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.00%) e-Health
3 2 (5.00%) SecurID
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) MVC
2 11 (27.50%) Software Deployment
3 10 (25.00%) Release Management
4 9 (22.50%) Content Management
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) Change Control
6 7 (17.50%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) OOD
6 7 (17.50%) SOA
6 7 (17.50%) Web Development
7 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) CRM
7 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) User Experience Design
7 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.00%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) XPath
5 5 (12.50%) VBScript
6 4 (10.00%) C
7 3 (7.50%) XQuery
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CFA
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCA
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Serena
3 6 (15.00%) EPiServer
3 6 (15.00%) BI-SAM
4 4 (10.00%) FactSet
4 4 (10.00%) Advent
4 4 (10.00%) Fiserv
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds