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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 309 306 302
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.044% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.79% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 36
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £47,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
1572 1763 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 14.97% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1606 1526
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 £36,500
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 2 October 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
4 17 (56.67%) XML
5 16 (53.33%) Finance
6 15 (50.00%) Windows
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (40.00%) IIS
8 12 (40.00%) Java
9 11 (36.67%) C#
9 11 (36.67%) Oracle
9 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
10 10 (33.33%) WiX
10 10 (33.33%) MSI
10 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 10 (33.33%) Release Management
11 8 (26.67%) Banking
11 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 8 (26.67%) HTML
11 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (26.67%) CSS
11 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
11 8 (26.67%) Change Control
11 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (23.33%) HTML5
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
8 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) PORTIA
1 4 (13.33%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Intranet
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.67%) HSRP
3 2 (6.67%) Multicast
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) RIP
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) OSPF
3 2 (6.67%) BGP
3 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.67%) TACACS
3 2 (6.67%) IPsec
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 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%) Visual Studio
4 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
5 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (16.67%) NUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Build Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) J2EE
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) XSLT
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (20.00%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) Software Packaging
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) e-Health
4 2 (6.67%) SecurID
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) 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%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Change Control
3 7 (23.33%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Content Management
4 6 (20.00%) UX Design
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) XPath
5 4 (13.33%) C
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) XQuery
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCSE
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CFA
3 3 (10.00%) CCA
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) XenServer
3 2 (6.67%) 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 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) JBoss
8 1 (3.33%) Sun