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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 240 214 267
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +53
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 23 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 2.36% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 13
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,400 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1282 1145 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.64% 15.87% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1052 1262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
Bedfordshire -4 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Hertfordshire -5 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £45,000 -30.76%
Norfolk +3 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Essex -2 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 47 (85.45%) .NET
2 40 (72.73%) C#
3 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
4 36 (65.45%) Visual Studio
5 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
6 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 28 (50.91%) HTML
8 23 (41.82%) XML
8 23 (41.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (38.18%) CSS
10 19 (34.55%) SQL
10 19 (34.55%) Degree
11 18 (32.73%) Subversion
12 16 (29.09%) Web Services
12 16 (29.09%) Windows
12 16 (29.09%) WPF
13 15 (27.27%) VB
13 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
13 15 (27.27%) MVC
13 15 (27.27%) VB6
14 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
14 14 (25.45%) jQuery
14 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
15 12 (21.82%) MVVM
15 12 (21.82%) XHTML
15 12 (21.82%) WinForms
15 12 (21.82%) Finance
16 11 (20.00%) Crystal Reports

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.45%) AWD
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) LAN
1 4 (7.27%) WAN
1 4 (7.27%) SMTP
1 4 (7.27%) FTP
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
1 4 (7.27%) SNMP
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.27%) VPN
1 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
1 4 (7.27%) MPLS
1 4 (7.27%) OSPF
1 4 (7.27%) BGP
1 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
1 4 (7.27%) TACACS
1 4 (7.27%) IPsec
1 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
1 4 (7.27%) VLAN
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (7.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (65.45%) Visual Studio
2 23 (41.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (32.73%) Subversion
4 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
5 9 (16.36%) CruiseControl
6 8 (14.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.45%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.82%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.82%) PVCS
8 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) C# Developer
3 16 (29.09%) Software Developer
4 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (10.91%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (7.27%) VB Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Change and Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 28 (50.91%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) XML
5 21 (38.18%) CSS
6 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 16 (29.09%) WPF
7 14 (25.45%) jQuery
8 12 (21.82%) XHTML
8 12 (21.82%) WinForms
9 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (20.00%) REST
10 10 (18.18%) SOAP
11 9 (16.36%) WCF
11 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (14.55%) Silverlight
12 8 (14.55%) NHibernate
12 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) MVC
2 12 (21.82%) MVVM
3 10 (18.18%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) SOA
5 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) OOD
7 5 (9.09%) E-business
7 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.45%) System Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Logistics
9 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) VB
4 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 15 (27.27%) VB6
5 7 (12.73%) C++
5 7 (12.73%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) XQuery
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) CCNP
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
4 4 (7.27%) F5
5 3 (5.45%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.45%) MKS
5 3 (5.45%) JBoss
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) Macromedia