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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 808 723 762
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +39
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 72 209 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 160 144
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
16853 18116 17084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.74% 17.92% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14714 15588 14169
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 23 £39,000 +4.00% 1
East of England +26 18 £58,750 +62.06%
London -2 14 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands -11 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West -26 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands -22 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +12 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -31 1 £47,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 99 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 91 (53.22%) SQL
3 74 (43.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (37.43%) .NET
5 59 (34.50%) C#
6 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 56 (32.75%) Subversion
8 49 (28.65%) JavaScript
9 47 (27.49%) HTML
10 44 (25.73%) CSS
11 42 (24.56%) XML
12 41 (23.98%) Visual Studio
12 41 (23.98%) Windows
13 40 (23.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 39 (22.81%) Finance
15 38 (22.22%) VB
16 37 (21.64%) MS Excel
17 36 (21.05%) T-SQL
18 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (19.88%) ASP.NET
20 32 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
21 31 (18.13%) QA
21 31 (18.13%) Oracle
21 31 (18.13%) Web Services
22 28 (16.37%) SQL Server 2012
22 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 27 (15.79%) Firewall
23 27 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
23 27 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.26%) IIS
3 8 (4.68%) JBoss
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 6 (3.51%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (21.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.34%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.17%) AWD
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.79%) Firewall
2 20 (11.70%) DNS
3 19 (11.11%) VPN
4 18 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (10.53%) OSPF
5 17 (9.94%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (8.77%) DHCP
7 14 (8.19%) BGP
8 12 (7.02%) TCP/IP
8 12 (7.02%) Wireless
9 10 (5.85%) MPLS
9 10 (5.85%) VLAN
10 9 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (5.26%) EIGRP
10 9 (5.26%) WAN
11 8 (4.68%) FWSM
12 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.51%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.92%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (16.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (4.68%) OLTP
9 8 (4.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (4.68%) Siebel EIM
10 7 (4.09%) MS Access
11 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.17%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.17%) MySQL
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.58%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 74 (43.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (32.75%) Subversion
3 41 (23.98%) Visual Studio
4 25 (14.62%) Mercurial
5 21 (12.28%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.43%) CruiseControl
6 11 (6.43%) SpecFlow
6 11 (6.43%) TestComplete
7 8 (4.68%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.51%) FinalBuilder
10 4 (2.34%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.34%) Hudson
11 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.17%) Selenium
12 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.58%) JIRA
12 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.58%) MSTest
12 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (22.81%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Back Office
3 3 (1.75%) Marketing
3 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (57.31%) Developer
2 35 (20.47%) SQL Developer
3 30 (17.54%) T-SQL Developer
4 28 (16.37%) .NET Developer
5 26 (15.20%) Network Engineer
6 25 (14.62%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (10.53%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.60%) Analyst
9 11 (6.43%) Applications Developer
9 11 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Network Operations Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Consultant
11 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.68%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (4.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.43%) .NET
2 47 (27.49%) HTML
3 44 (25.73%) CSS
4 42 (24.56%) XML
5 34 (19.88%) ASP.NET
6 31 (18.13%) Web Services
7 22 (12.87%) .NET Framework
8 21 (12.28%) WCF
9 20 (11.70%) jQuery
10 19 (11.11%) SOAP
11 18 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (8.77%) HTML5
14 13 (7.60%) AngularJS
15 10 (5.85%) MFC
16 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (4.68%) CSS3
18 7 (4.09%) KnockoutJS
18 7 (4.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.02%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.43%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.09%) iSeries
5 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.09%) Replication
6 6 (3.51%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.34%) User Experience
9 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.17%) CMDB
10 2 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.58%) Clustering
11 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.98%) Windows
2 17 (9.94%) Linux
3 9 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.34%) Unix
5 2 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (15.20%) ETL
3 26 (15.20%) MVC
4 22 (12.87%) SDLC
5 21 (12.28%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.11%) ITIL
7 18 (10.53%) SOA
7 18 (10.53%) Web Development
8 16 (9.36%) Change Control
9 15 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.77%) Issue Tracking
9 15 (8.77%) Software Delivery
10 14 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.60%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.60%) System Testing
12 12 (7.02%) BDD
12 12 (7.02%) Scrum
12 12 (7.02%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 91 (53.22%) SQL
2 59 (34.50%) C#
3 49 (28.65%) JavaScript
4 38 (22.22%) VB
5 36 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 17 (9.94%) VB.NET
7 14 (8.19%) VB6
8 13 (7.60%) C++
9 10 (5.85%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.68%) C
10 8 (4.68%) VC++
11 6 (3.51%) Java
11 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) CCNP
1 21 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.53%) Degree
3 11 (6.43%) CCNA
3 11 (6.43%) ISEB
3 11 (6.43%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.26%) CCIE
5 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.92%) CCDA
6 5 (2.92%) CCDP
6 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.34%) CCSA
7 4 (2.34%) CCSP
7 4 (2.34%) CCVP
7 4 (2.34%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (2.34%) MCSE
7 4 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.75%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.17%) GAMP
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.51%) NetVault Backup
3 3 (1.75%) Nagios
4 2 (1.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) Nessus
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.13%) Oracle
3 24 (14.04%) Cisco
4 14 (8.19%) Juniper
5 11 (6.43%) MKS
6 10 (5.85%) F5
7 8 (4.68%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.68%) Siebel
7 8 (4.68%) VMware
8 7 (4.09%) Dell Compellent
8 7 (4.09%) EqualLogic
9 6 (3.51%) CommVault
9 6 (3.51%) HP
10 5 (2.92%) NetScout
10 5 (2.92%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.92%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.34%) Citrix
11 4 (2.34%) DevExpress
11 4 (2.34%) Xamarin
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