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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 282 321 301
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 20 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.051% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.35% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 28
Average salary £54,000 £59,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,700 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £75,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
1584 1700 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.46% 14.38% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1500 1706
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (68.42%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (63.16%) .NET
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 24 (63.16%) SDLC
5 23 (60.53%) XML
5 23 (60.53%) jQuery
6 22 (57.89%) Silverlight
6 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 22 (57.89%) HTML
6 22 (57.89%) Publishing
7 18 (47.37%) C#
8 16 (42.11%) MVC
8 16 (42.11%) ISO 9001
8 16 (42.11%) Subversion
8 16 (42.11%) Kindle
9 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (39.47%) WCF
9 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
10 14 (36.84%) Java
10 14 (36.84%) MS Office
10 14 (36.84%) Project Management
10 14 (36.84%) Scrum
10 14 (36.84%) RESTful
10 14 (36.84%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.05%) Drupal
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 12 (31.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.63%) SSDT
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (42.11%) Subversion
3 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.79%) Selenium
5 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 6 (15.79%) Mockito
5 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (57.89%) Publishing
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Release Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Test Specialist
6 6 (15.79%) Applications Support
6 6 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Specialist
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Specialist
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
1 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 23 (60.53%) XML
2 23 (60.53%) jQuery
3 22 (57.89%) HTML
3 22 (57.89%) Silverlight
4 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (39.47%) WCF
5 14 (36.84%) WPF
5 14 (36.84%) RESTful
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
6 9 (23.68%) XSLT
7 8 (21.05%) Flash
7 8 (21.05%) HTML5
7 8 (21.05%) CSS3
7 8 (21.05%) Sass
8 2 (5.26%) WF
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.63%) XSD
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Kindle
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (63.16%) SDLC
2 16 (42.11%) MVC
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Project Management
3 14 (36.84%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Open Source
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
8 4 (10.53%) Service Management
9 3 (7.89%) ITSM
9 3 (7.89%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) C#
4 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
5 14 (36.84%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) PHP
6 8 (21.05%) XQuery
7 6 (15.79%) Groovy
8 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.26%) C++
10 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) ISO 9001
2 14 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Serena
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Alteryx
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