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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 244 296 319
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +23
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 1.09% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 15
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -11.01%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
1065 1564 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.93% 14.93% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1338 1648
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Workflow
3 10 (83.33%) Siebel EIM
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) VB
3 10 (83.33%) Siebel
3 10 (83.33%) EAI
3 10 (83.33%) QA
3 10 (83.33%) Siebel Analytics
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (83.33%) Analytics
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) Change Management
5 7 (58.33%) VBScript
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (58.33%) SDLC
5 7 (58.33%) Release Management
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (25.00%) Apple
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Remedy

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 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (83.33%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Siebel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Analytics
1 10 (83.33%) EAI
1 10 (83.33%) Workflow
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (58.33%) Release Management
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) VB
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Siebel
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow