The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 239 246 220
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 26 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 1.82% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 35
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1266 1321 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 16.56% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1114 1171
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the East of England region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 12 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire -4 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Norfolk - 4 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire -21 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 49 (92.45%) SQL Server
2 48 (90.57%) .NET
3 38 (71.70%) SQL
4 30 (56.60%) Subversion
5 28 (52.83%) C#
6 27 (50.94%) Windows
7 26 (49.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
8 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
9 24 (45.28%) HTML
10 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
10 20 (37.74%) Oracle
10 20 (37.74%) IIS
10 20 (37.74%) MKS
10 20 (37.74%) jQuery
10 20 (37.74%) QA
11 19 (35.85%) SDLC
12 18 (33.96%) Finance
12 18 (33.96%) Linux
12 18 (33.96%) JBoss
13 17 (32.08%) XML
13 17 (32.08%) Middleware
13 17 (32.08%) AWD
13 17 (32.08%) Logistics
13 17 (32.08%) System Testing
13 17 (32.08%) Software Delivery
14 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (30.19%) MVC
14 16 (30.19%) WCF

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (37.74%) IIS
2 18 (33.96%) JBoss
3 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.66%) Drupal
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (26.42%) MS Office
3 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (32.08%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) RIP
1 3 (5.66%) OSPF
1 3 (5.66%) BGP
1 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (92.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Subversion
2 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (28.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (13.21%) CruiseControl
4 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
2 9 (16.98%) C# Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Development Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Development Support Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Network Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
3 24 (45.28%) HTML
4 20 (37.74%) jQuery
5 17 (32.08%) XML
5 17 (32.08%) Middleware
6 16 (30.19%) WCF
6 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (28.30%) CSS
8 12 (22.64%) WPF
8 12 (22.64%) Silverlight
9 10 (18.87%) SOAP
10 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.98%) RESTful
11 8 (15.09%) HTML5
11 8 (15.09%) REST
11 8 (15.09%) CSS3
11 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Kindle
4 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) AS400
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (35.85%) SDLC
3 17 (32.08%) Software Delivery
3 17 (32.08%) System Testing
3 17 (32.08%) Logistics
4 16 (30.19%) MVC
5 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) TDD
7 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) SOA
9 6 (11.32%) E-business
9 6 (11.32%) MVVM
9 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.43%) UML
10 5 (9.43%) Change Management
11 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) C#
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) VB
6 5 (9.43%) C
7 3 (5.66%) XQuery
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) VBScript
8 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) MKS
3 3 (5.66%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Cognos