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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 700 579 544
Rank change year-on-year
-121 -35
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 176 265 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.74% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 140 222 293
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
17245 15199 16393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.26% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14300 13026 14261
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 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
South East -55 61 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +3 38 £33,000 -26.66% 4
London -68 26 £45,500 -6.66% 4
East of England -11 25 £40,000 -33.33% 1
South West -9 13 £36,000 -4.00% 6
West Midlands -19 7 £35,000 -6.66%
North West -46 3 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands -20 1 £30,000 -7.69%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 260 (71.43%) .NET
2 230 (63.19%) SQL Server
3 222 (60.99%) C#
4 187 (51.37%) ASP.NET
5 182 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 173 (47.53%) XML
7 159 (43.68%) HTML
8 156 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 141 (38.74%) JavaScript
10 138 (37.91%) SQL
11 122 (33.52%) Visual Studio
12 115 (31.59%) MVC
13 114 (31.32%) Subversion
14 111 (30.49%) Windows
15 102 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
16 99 (27.20%) CSS
17 96 (26.37%) jQuery
18 91 (25.00%) Web Services
19 85 (23.35%) VB.NET
20 83 (22.80%) Oracle
21 80 (21.98%) MS Excel
21 80 (21.98%) Software Engineering
22 79 (21.70%) SQL Server 2008
23 74 (20.33%) Degree
24 73 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
25 71 (19.51%) IIS
26 70 (19.23%) VB
27 67 (18.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 62 (17.03%) Finance
28 62 (17.03%) Java

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 71 (19.51%) IIS
2 33 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 29 (7.97%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (6.59%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.12%) CMS
6 9 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.10%) SAS
10 3 (0.82%) Site Server
10 3 (0.82%) Apache
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.27%) DNN
12 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 37 (10.16%) MS Office
3 6 (1.65%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.10%) PORTIA
1 4 (1.10%) Advent Geneva
2 3 (0.82%) assyst
2 3 (0.82%) AWD
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.02%) SaaS
2 5 (1.37%) PaaS
2 5 (1.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.14%) Internet
2 19 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.95%) Intranet
4 17 (4.67%) WAN
5 16 (4.40%) LAN
6 15 (4.12%) FTP
7 14 (3.85%) SSL
7 14 (3.85%) Firewall
8 12 (3.30%) EIGRP
9 11 (3.02%) VPN
10 10 (2.75%) MPLS
11 9 (2.47%) OSPF
11 9 (2.47%) BGP
11 9 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.20%) HSRP
13 7 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.92%) Network Security
13 7 (1.92%) SAN
14 6 (1.65%) VoIP
14 6 (1.65%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (63.19%) SQL Server
2 79 (21.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (18.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 36 (9.89%) Oracle Database
8 19 (5.22%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (4.40%) RDBMS
12 15 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (2.47%) MS Access
16 8 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (1.92%) MySQL
17 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 4 (1.10%) OLTP
18 4 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 156 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (33.52%) Visual Studio
3 114 (31.32%) Subversion
4 39 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (5.77%) CruiseControl
6 20 (5.49%) Jenkins
7 19 (5.22%) NUnit
8 17 (4.67%) MSI
8 17 (4.67%) JIRA
9 16 (4.40%) WiX
10 14 (3.85%) MSBuild
11 12 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.02%) ClearCase
13 9 (2.47%) Toad
13 9 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (2.47%) TestComplete
13 9 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (2.47%) SilkTest
13 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (2.20%) Hudson
General
1 62 (17.03%) Finance
2 17 (4.67%) Retail
3 15 (4.12%) Banking
4 14 (3.85%) Marketing
5 9 (2.47%) Back Office
6 8 (2.20%) Front Office
6 8 (2.20%) Legal
7 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.10%) Law
8 4 (1.10%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 218 (59.89%) Developer
2 101 (27.75%) .NET Developer
3 65 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 56 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 49 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (10.44%) Software Engineer
8 32 (8.79%) Senior Developer
9 28 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.87%) Analyst
11 17 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (4.12%) Junior Developer
12 15 (4.12%) Junior
13 14 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
13 14 (3.85%) Build Manager
14 13 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 13 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (3.57%) Graduate
14 13 (3.57%) Applications Developer
14 13 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (71.43%) .NET
2 187 (51.37%) ASP.NET
3 173 (47.53%) XML
4 159 (43.68%) HTML
5 99 (27.20%) CSS
6 96 (26.37%) jQuery
7 91 (25.00%) Web Services
8 73 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 51 (14.01%) Ajax
11 41 (11.26%) WCF
11 41 (11.26%) HTML5
12 32 (8.79%) REST
12 32 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 32 (8.79%) SOAP
13 30 (8.24%) XSLT
14 26 (7.14%) ADO.NET
15 21 (5.77%) WinForms
15 21 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (5.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 39 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (6.59%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.75%) EMV
6 10 (2.75%) Cryptography
6 10 (2.75%) RIA
7 9 (2.47%) Celerra
7 9 (2.47%) User Experience
7 9 (2.47%) Replication
8 8 (2.20%) Clustering
8 8 (2.20%) EFT
9 6 (1.65%) Social Media
10 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.37%) iPhone
10 5 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 111 (30.49%) Windows
2 38 (10.44%) Linux
3 17 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.40%) Android
5 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.57%) UNIX
6 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.20%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.37%) HPUX
8 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.59%) MVC
2 102 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.98%) Software Engineering
4 43 (11.81%) OO
5 41 (11.26%) SOA
6 31 (8.52%) Workflow
7 30 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 29 (7.97%) Web Development
8 29 (7.97%) Scrum
8 29 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.87%) OOD
10 23 (6.32%) Content Management
11 22 (6.04%) Release Management
11 22 (6.04%) Project Management
12 18 (4.95%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.95%) System Testing
13 17 (4.67%) MVVM
13 17 (4.67%) Change Control
13 17 (4.67%) UML
13 17 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (60.99%) C#
2 141 (38.74%) JavaScript
3 138 (37.91%) SQL
4 85 (23.35%) VB.NET
5 70 (19.23%) VB
6 62 (17.03%) Java
7 55 (15.11%) T-SQL
8 53 (14.56%) C++
9 37 (10.16%) VB6
10 26 (7.14%) C
11 20 (5.49%) PL/SQL
12 16 (4.40%) VBA
13 12 (3.30%) VBScript
14 8 (2.20%) XPath
15 7 (1.92%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.92%) Embedded C++
15 7 (1.92%) PHP
16 6 (1.65%) Python
17 3 (0.82%) Perl
17 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (20.33%) Degree
2 20 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.47%) ISEB
5 8 (2.20%) MCP
6 7 (1.92%) CCNP
6 7 (1.92%) CFA
7 6 (1.65%) MCSE
8 4 (1.10%) CCNA
8 4 (1.10%) CCIE
9 3 (0.82%) MCPD
9 3 (0.82%) MCAD
9 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.55%) CCA
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.24%) QA
2 12 (3.30%) GAMP
3 9 (2.47%) SLA
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.82%) HL7
5 3 (0.82%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (5.22%) Active Directory
1 19 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.47%) Xen
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.47%) Legato
2 9 (2.47%) ARCserve
3 5 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 182 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.80%) Oracle
3 20 (5.49%) Cisco
4 19 (5.22%) VMware
5 11 (3.02%) Infragistics
6 10 (2.75%) NetApp
6 10 (2.75%) Telerik
6 10 (2.75%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.75%) DevExpress
7 9 (2.47%) HP
7 9 (2.47%) EMC
7 9 (2.47%) Veritas
8 8 (2.20%) SunGard
8 8 (2.20%) IBM
8 8 (2.20%) VeriFone
9 7 (1.92%) BI-SAM
9 7 (1.92%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.92%) Serena
10 6 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.65%) SAP
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + package
Posted: 12 days ago