The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 724 568 545
Rank change year-on-year
-156 -23
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 159 303 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 1.97% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124 258 298
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17778 15355 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.25% 15.30% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14854 13175 14150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
South East -67 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
London -89 31 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Yorkshire -37 26 £32,500 -27.77% 6
East of England -25 24 £40,000 -15.78% 1
South West -12 13 £36,000 +22.03% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands -15 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
North West -44 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 267 (73.15%) .NET
2 243 (66.58%) SQL Server
3 217 (59.45%) C#
4 195 (53.42%) Microsoft
5 187 (51.23%) ASP.NET
6 178 (48.77%) XML
7 165 (45.21%) HTML
8 155 (42.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 147 (40.27%) JavaScript
10 129 (35.34%) SQL
10 129 (35.34%) Windows
11 121 (33.15%) Subversion
12 119 (32.60%) MVC
13 111 (30.41%) Visual Studio
14 108 (29.59%) CSS
15 97 (26.58%) jQuery
16 89 (24.38%) Software Engineering
17 87 (23.84%) Web Services
18 82 (22.47%) Degree
19 81 (22.19%) VB.NET
19 81 (22.19%) SQL Server 2008
20 79 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
21 72 (19.73%) MS Excel
22 71 (19.45%) Oracle
23 70 (19.18%) Java
24 69 (18.90%) Finance
25 68 (18.63%) IIS
26 66 (18.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 65 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
28 64 (17.53%) .NET Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 68 (18.63%) IIS
2 31 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.67%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (6.58%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.66%) CMS
6 8 (2.19%) Apache
7 7 (1.92%) Drupal
7 7 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.10%) SAS
10 3 (0.82%) Site Server
11 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 72 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.10%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) assyst
3 4 (1.10%) Advent Geneva
3 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.10%) PORTIA
4 2 (0.55%) AWD
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.74%) SaaS
2 5 (1.37%) PaaS
2 5 (1.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.40%) Internet
2 19 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.93%) Intranet
4 16 (4.38%) Firewall
5 15 (4.11%) WAN
6 14 (3.84%) LAN
6 14 (3.84%) FTP
6 14 (3.84%) SSL
7 10 (2.74%) MPLS
7 10 (2.74%) EIGRP
8 9 (2.47%) OSPF
8 9 (2.47%) BGP
8 9 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.47%) VPN
9 8 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.92%) Network Security
11 6 (1.64%) TACACS
11 6 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.64%) IPsec
11 6 (1.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (66.58%) SQL Server
2 81 (22.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (18.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (12.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 32 (8.77%) Oracle Database
8 17 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (4.38%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (2.19%) MySQL
16 7 (1.92%) MS Access
17 6 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
18 4 (1.10%) DB2
19 3 (0.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 155 (42.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 121 (33.15%) Subversion
3 111 (30.41%) Visual Studio
4 35 (9.59%) Git (software)
5 27 (7.40%) NUnit
6 23 (6.30%) Jenkins
7 21 (5.75%) JIRA
8 19 (5.21%) CruiseControl
8 19 (5.21%) MSI
9 18 (4.93%) WiX
10 14 (3.84%) MSBuild
11 11 (3.01%) ClearCase
12 9 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (2.47%) SilkTest
12 9 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.47%) TestComplete
13 7 (1.92%) PVCS
13 7 (1.92%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.92%) Hudson
14 5 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 69 (18.90%) Finance
2 21 (5.75%) Banking
2 21 (5.75%) Retail
3 9 (2.47%) Marketing
3 9 (2.47%) Back Office
4 8 (2.19%) Legal
4 8 (2.19%) Front Office
5 6 (1.64%) Electronics
5 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.37%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Publishing
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 201 (55.07%) Developer
2 97 (26.58%) .NET Developer
3 66 (18.08%) Software Developer
4 56 (15.34%) C# Developer
5 46 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (11.23%) Software Engineer
8 32 (8.77%) Analyst
9 27 (7.40%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (5.75%) Applications Developer
11 21 (5.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (4.66%) VB.NET Developer
14 16 (4.38%) SQL Developer
14 16 (4.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (4.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 14 (3.84%) Graduate
16 14 (3.84%) .NET Applications Developer
16 14 (3.84%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (73.15%) .NET
2 187 (51.23%) ASP.NET
3 178 (48.77%) XML
4 165 (45.21%) HTML
5 108 (29.59%) CSS
6 97 (26.58%) jQuery
7 87 (23.84%) Web Services
8 79 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (17.53%) .NET Framework
10 48 (13.15%) HTML5
10 48 (13.15%) Ajax
11 43 (11.78%) WCF
12 33 (9.04%) XSLT
13 30 (8.22%) WinForms
13 30 (8.22%) ADO.NET
14 29 (7.95%) SOAP
15 27 (7.40%) WPF
15 27 (7.40%) REST
15 27 (7.40%) CSS3
16 24 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.23%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.32%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.29%) Replication
4 12 (3.29%) Celerra
5 11 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.01%) Cryptography
6 10 (2.74%) EMV
7 9 (2.47%) RIA
8 8 (2.19%) EFT
9 7 (1.92%) Clustering
9 7 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.37%) iPhone
11 4 (1.10%) EPoS
11 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.82%) GIS
12 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.55%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 129 (35.34%) Windows
2 40 (10.96%) Linux
3 16 (4.38%) Android
3 16 (4.38%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.84%) UNIX
5 10 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.92%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.37%) HPUX
8 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.60%) MVC
2 89 (24.38%) Software Engineering
3 53 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.60%) OO
5 45 (12.33%) SOA
6 34 (9.32%) Unit Testing
7 32 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (8.77%) Content Management
7 32 (8.77%) Workflow
8 31 (8.49%) Scrum
8 31 (8.49%) OOD
9 27 (7.40%) Web Development
10 26 (7.12%) Release Management
11 22 (6.03%) Project Management
12 20 (5.48%) UML
12 20 (5.48%) Multithreading
13 19 (5.21%) Change Control
14 17 (4.66%) OOP
15 16 (4.38%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 217 (59.45%) C#
2 147 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 129 (35.34%) SQL
4 81 (22.19%) VB.NET
5 70 (19.18%) Java
6 61 (16.71%) VB
7 55 (15.07%) C++
8 52 (14.25%) T-SQL
9 31 (8.49%) VB6
10 28 (7.67%) C
11 15 (4.11%) VBA
12 13 (3.56%) VBScript
12 13 (3.56%) PHP
13 12 (3.29%) PL/SQL
14 11 (3.01%) XPath
15 9 (2.47%) Embedded C
15 9 (2.47%) XQuery
16 7 (1.92%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.64%) Python
18 3 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (22.47%) Degree
2 19 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.47%) MCP
3 9 (2.47%) ISEB
4 7 (1.92%) CCNP
4 7 (1.92%) CFA
5 5 (1.37%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) CCIE
7 3 (0.82%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.55%) MCPD
8 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) CCA
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PhD
9 1 (0.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.40%) QA
2 11 (3.01%) GAMP
2 11 (3.01%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.82%) HL7
4 3 (0.82%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.21%) Hyper-V
2 19 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.29%) Xen
4 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.29%) Legato
1 12 (3.29%) ARCserve
2 11 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 195 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 71 (19.45%) Oracle
3 22 (6.03%) VMware
4 18 (4.93%) Cisco
5 13 (3.56%) NetApp
6 12 (3.29%) Veritas
6 12 (3.29%) EMC
7 10 (2.74%) Infragistics
8 9 (2.47%) Telerik
8 9 (2.47%) EPiServer
8 9 (2.47%) HP
8 9 (2.47%) DevExpress
9 8 (2.19%) VeriFone
9 8 (2.19%) BI-SAM
9 8 (2.19%) SunGard
9 8 (2.19%) Adobe
9 8 (2.19%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.19%) Serena
10 6 (1.64%) Metastorm
10 6 (1.64%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago