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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 640 678 603
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -75
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 217 185 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.09% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 182 178 236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £34,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,125 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +23.21%
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
16333 17001 15384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.28% 16.31% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13826 14045 13279
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
London +41 66 £49,000 +3.15% 7
South East -29 59 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East of England +13 28 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +23 27 £45,000 +26.76% 5
South West -6 17 £41,500 -7.77% 1
North West +16 9 £30,750 -33.51% 3
East Midlands +12 5 - - 2
West Midlands -29 5 £33,000 -23.47%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 249 (61.33%) .NET
2 228 (56.16%) SQL Server
3 220 (54.19%) C#
4 211 (51.97%) SQL
5 210 (51.72%) XML
6 196 (48.28%) JavaScript
7 193 (47.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 169 (41.63%) HTML
9 157 (38.67%) Microsoft
10 149 (36.70%) ASP.NET
11 131 (32.27%) Subversion
12 125 (30.79%) Windows
13 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 114 (28.08%) jQuery
15 113 (27.83%) Oracle
16 103 (25.37%) Visual Studio
17 97 (23.89%) CSS
18 96 (23.65%) MVC
19 90 (22.17%) Software Engineering
20 80 (19.70%) Web Services
21 78 (19.21%) Java
22 74 (18.23%) T-SQL
23 71 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 70 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 70 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
24 70 (17.24%) C++
25 69 (17.00%) MS Excel
25 69 (17.00%) WCF
26 68 (16.75%) Finance
27 64 (15.76%) Degree

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 51 (12.56%) IIS
2 33 (8.13%) Apache
3 32 (7.88%) Tomcat
4 30 (7.39%) JBoss
5 27 (6.65%) SharePoint
6 24 (5.91%) WebLogic
7 20 (4.93%) WebSphere
8 17 (4.19%) GlassFish
9 14 (3.45%) Drupal
10 9 (2.22%) CMS
10 9 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.99%) nginx
12 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 69 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.58%) MS Office
3 33 (8.13%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.69%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.99%) Revit
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) AWD
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.87%) WAN
2 33 (8.13%) Firewall
3 32 (7.88%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (7.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
5 28 (6.90%) LAN
5 28 (6.90%) VPN
6 27 (6.65%) BGP
6 27 (6.65%) EIGRP
7 25 (6.16%) Wireshark
8 24 (5.91%) FWSM
9 20 (4.93%) SAN
10 16 (3.94%) DNS
10 16 (3.94%) NAS
11 13 (3.20%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.72%) OSPF
12 7 (1.72%) Wireless
12 7 (1.72%) Multicast
13 6 (1.48%) VRRP
14 5 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (56.16%) SQL Server
2 71 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (6.40%) Oracle Database
7 25 (6.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 22 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.69%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (3.20%) DTS
12 12 (2.96%) MySQL
12 12 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.48%) OLTP
14 6 (1.48%) TKPROF
15 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.99%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 193 (47.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 131 (32.27%) Subversion
3 103 (25.37%) Visual Studio
4 55 (13.55%) Git (software)
5 30 (7.39%) CruiseControl
6 21 (5.17%) Maven
6 21 (5.17%) Hudson
7 20 (4.93%) JUnit
8 19 (4.68%) Bugzilla
9 17 (4.19%) NetBeans
9 17 (4.19%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.19%) StarTeam
10 14 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (3.20%) JIRA
12 12 (2.96%) InstallShield
13 11 (2.71%) Mercurial
14 10 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (2.46%) ClearQuest
15 8 (1.97%) MSI
16 7 (1.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (16.75%) Finance
2 42 (10.34%) Publishing
3 15 (3.69%) Marketing
4 13 (3.20%) Retail
5 9 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.72%) Electronics
7 5 (1.23%) Automotive
8 4 (0.99%) Front Office
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.99%) Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (53.45%) Developer
2 94 (23.15%) .NET Developer
3 70 (17.24%) Analyst
4 57 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 54 (13.30%) Senior Developer
6 48 (11.82%) Software Engineer
7 43 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (8.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 33 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (7.64%) Network Engineer
10 29 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 23 (5.67%) Programmer
12 22 (5.42%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (4.68%) Senior Software Developer
14 17 (4.19%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (3.45%) Development Analyst
16 14 (3.45%) Development Support Analyst
17 13 (3.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (61.33%) .NET
2 210 (51.72%) XML
3 169 (41.63%) HTML
4 149 (36.70%) ASP.NET
5 114 (28.08%) jQuery
6 97 (23.89%) CSS
7 80 (19.70%) Web Services
8 70 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (17.00%) WCF
10 55 (13.55%) RESTful
11 53 (13.05%) SOAP
12 50 (12.32%) XSLT
12 50 (12.32%) Ajax
12 50 (12.32%) .NET Framework
13 49 (12.07%) Silverlight
14 40 (9.85%) HTML5
15 38 (9.36%) JSON
16 34 (8.37%) WPF
17 33 (8.13%) REST
18 30 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.10%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.13%) Kindle
4 28 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 21 (5.17%) Clustering
6 19 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.69%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.22%) Celerra
9 8 (1.97%) CMDB
9 8 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.72%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.23%) W3C
11 5 (1.23%) Open Source
12 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.99%) Equities
12 4 (0.99%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.99%) Derivative
13 3 (0.74%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (30.79%) Windows
2 48 (11.82%) Linux
3 29 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (3.69%) Windows CE
7 10 (2.46%) UNIX
8 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.99%) CentOS
9 4 (0.99%) Debian
9 4 (0.99%) Fedora
9 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.74%) Solaris
10 3 (0.74%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.65%) MVC
3 90 (22.17%) Software Engineering
4 58 (14.29%) Project Management
5 51 (12.56%) Scrum
6 49 (12.07%) TDD
7 47 (11.58%) UML
8 44 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (8.13%) ITIL
9 33 (8.13%) OO
10 31 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (7.64%) Change Management
11 30 (7.39%) Load Balancing
12 26 (6.40%) Configuration Management
12 26 (6.40%) Service Management
12 26 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (5.91%) Capacity Management
13 24 (5.91%) ITIL V3
13 24 (5.91%) Incident Management
13 24 (5.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 220 (54.19%) C#
2 211 (51.97%) SQL
3 196 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 78 (19.21%) Java
5 74 (18.23%) T-SQL
6 70 (17.24%) C++
7 56 (13.79%) VB
8 47 (11.58%) VB.NET
9 27 (6.65%) PHP
10 22 (5.42%) PL/SQL
10 22 (5.42%) VB6
11 19 (4.68%) C
11 19 (4.68%) VBA
12 15 (3.69%) XQuery
13 12 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.22%) Python
15 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.72%) XAML
17 6 (1.48%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (15.76%) Degree
2 46 (11.33%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.64%) DV Cleared
4 29 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.91%) CCNP
5 24 (5.91%) CCNA
6 20 (4.93%) SC Cleared
7 17 (4.19%) OCPJP
7 17 (4.19%) OCMJD
8 5 (1.23%) HND
8 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CCSP
10 3 (0.74%) CCSA
11 2 (0.49%) CIMA
11 2 (0.49%) CISSP
11 2 (0.49%) MCAD
11 2 (0.49%) HNC
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (15.52%) QA
2 35 (8.62%) ISO 9001
3 27 (6.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.49%) WAI
6 1 (0.25%) GAMP
6 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.99%) Xen
4 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.99%) XenApp
4 4 (0.99%) XenServer
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) UAG
6 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (7.64%) Nagios
2 24 (5.91%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (5.91%) Cisco LMS
2 24 (5.91%) Opsview
3 9 (2.22%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.22%) Legato
4 6 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.48%) OpenView
5 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.99%) SCOM
6 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.49%) MOM
7 2 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.49%) Foglight
Vendors
1 157 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 113 (27.83%) Oracle
3 39 (9.61%) Cisco
4 31 (7.64%) VMware
5 17 (4.19%) MKS
5 17 (4.19%) Sun
5 17 (4.19%) HP
6 11 (2.71%) IBM
7 10 (2.46%) EMC
7 10 (2.46%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.22%) Brocade
8 9 (2.22%) NetApp
8 9 (2.22%) Veritas
9 8 (1.97%) Citrix
10 7 (1.72%) Riverbed
11 6 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.23%) Adobe
12 5 (1.23%) Siebel
12 5 (1.23%) Serena
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southsea
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
York St John University
Salary: From £27,057 to £31,342 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
North London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 25 days ago