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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 247 272 328
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +56
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.088% 1.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Median salary £70,000 £54,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% +25.58%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1140 1440 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.03% 16.70% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1234 1374
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (80.00%) Siebel EIM
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (80.00%) Workflow
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) QA
3 8 (80.00%) Siebel Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) VB
3 8 (80.00%) Siebel
3 8 (80.00%) EAI
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) VBScript
5 6 (60.00%) Change Management
5 6 (60.00%) Release Management
5 6 (60.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) MCSE
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (80.00%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Siebel Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) EAI
2 8 (80.00%) Workflow
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) VB
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Siebel
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow