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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 283 299 315
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 21 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 1.96% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 16
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £61,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -15.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1388 2036 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.29% 16.14% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1771 1410
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 40 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
3 36 (81.82%) SQL
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (65.91%) .NET
5 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
5 27 (61.36%) XML
6 26 (59.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (56.82%) jQuery
7 25 (56.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
8 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
8 24 (54.55%) HTML
8 24 (54.55%) Silverlight
9 23 (52.27%) Publishing
10 21 (47.73%) ISO 9001
11 20 (45.45%) C#
11 20 (45.45%) Kindle
12 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
13 15 (34.09%) MVC
13 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (34.09%) WCF
14 14 (31.82%) TDD
14 14 (31.82%) Scrum
14 14 (31.82%) XSLT
14 14 (31.82%) RESTful
15 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (29.55%) Subversion
15 13 (29.55%) WPF
16 12 (27.27%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (25.00%) Drupal
3 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.55%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (59.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (56.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (22.73%) DTS
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.27%) Big Data
10 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 40 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (29.55%) Subversion
3 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 23 (52.27%) Publishing
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Support Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Development Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Development Support Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) AWS Developer
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Development Team Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
2 27 (61.36%) XML
3 25 (56.82%) jQuery
4 24 (54.55%) HTML
4 24 (54.55%) Silverlight
5 15 (34.09%) WCF
6 14 (31.82%) XSLT
6 14 (31.82%) RESTful
7 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (29.55%) WPF
8 11 (25.00%) Flash
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) HTML5
8 11 (25.00%) CSS3
8 11 (25.00%) Sass
9 5 (11.36%) WF
9 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.27%) XSD
10 1 (2.27%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Kindle
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) TDD
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) Change Management
3 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) ETL
5 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.55%) ITSM
9 2 (4.55%) ITIL
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 20 (45.45%) C#
5 11 (25.00%) PHP
5 11 (25.00%) XQuery
5 11 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCNA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) ISO 9001
2 11 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Serena
4 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: 6 days ago