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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 640 705 602
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -103
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 226 154 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 0.98% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 197 143 242
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
16155 15787 15405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 16.11% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13743 12985 13361
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 February 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 February 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
South East -4 76 £45,500 +1.11% 4
London +29 63 £49,000 -2.00% 8
East of England +11 32 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +20 22 £45,000 +8.43% 3
South West 0 16 £33,000 -26.66% 5
North West -1 9 £30,000 -35.13% 2
West Midlands -19 4 £33,000 +26.92% 1
East Midlands +18 1 £42,500 -5.55%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (61.63%) .NET
2 228 (56.44%) C#
3 220 (54.46%) SQL Server
4 205 (50.74%) XML
5 204 (50.50%) SQL
6 189 (46.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 187 (46.29%) JavaScript
8 155 (38.37%) HTML
8 155 (38.37%) ASP.NET
9 145 (35.89%) Microsoft
10 132 (32.67%) Windows
11 124 (30.69%) Subversion
12 116 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
13 114 (28.22%) Oracle
14 108 (26.73%) Visual Studio
15 104 (25.74%) jQuery
16 98 (24.26%) Software Engineering
17 92 (22.77%) CSS
18 91 (22.52%) MVC
19 80 (19.80%) Web Services
20 75 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 72 (17.82%) Degree
21 72 (17.82%) C++
22 71 (17.57%) QA
23 70 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 70 (17.33%) T-SQL
24 69 (17.08%) WCF
25 68 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 68 (16.83%) Java
26 67 (16.58%) MS Excel

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (12.13%) IIS
2 33 (8.17%) Apache
3 27 (6.68%) JBoss
4 26 (6.44%) SharePoint
5 24 (5.94%) Tomcat
6 21 (5.20%) WebLogic
7 18 (4.46%) WebSphere
7 18 (4.46%) GlassFish
8 10 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.23%) CMS
9 9 (2.23%) Drupal
10 8 (1.98%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.24%) nginx
12 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 67 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 49 (12.13%) MS Office
3 29 (7.18%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.21%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.99%) Revit
5 4 (0.99%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) AWD
1 9 (2.23%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.92%) WAN
2 31 (7.67%) Firewall
3 27 (6.68%) SAN
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco IOS
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (6.19%) EIGRP
5 25 (6.19%) VPN
5 25 (6.19%) LAN
6 23 (5.69%) BGP
7 20 (4.95%) NAS
8 19 (4.70%) FWSM
8 19 (4.70%) Wireshark
9 17 (4.21%) DNS
10 16 (3.96%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.48%) VRRP
12 8 (1.98%) OSPF
13 7 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.73%) Multicast
14 6 (1.49%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (54.46%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (14.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (6.19%) Oracle Database
7 24 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 23 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (3.96%) Relational Database
12 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (2.97%) OLTP
14 11 (2.72%) DTS
14 11 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (2.23%) TKPROF
16 7 (1.73%) MS Access
16 7 (1.73%) MySQL
17 6 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 189 (46.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (30.69%) Subversion
3 108 (26.73%) Visual Studio
4 56 (13.86%) Git (software)
5 34 (8.42%) CruiseControl
6 20 (4.95%) Bugzilla
7 19 (4.70%) Hudson
8 18 (4.46%) Maven
9 17 (4.21%) StarTeam
9 17 (4.21%) NetBeans
9 17 (4.21%) JUnit
9 17 (4.21%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (3.47%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.23%) JIRA
13 9 (2.23%) InstallShield
14 7 (1.73%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.73%) PVCS
15 5 (1.24%) Toad
General
1 60 (14.85%) Finance
2 33 (8.17%) Publishing
3 10 (2.48%) Retail
4 8 (1.98%) Marketing
5 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.49%) Electronics
6 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.99%) Front Office
6 4 (0.99%) Russian Language
6 4 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Games
7 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 228 (56.44%) Developer
2 96 (23.76%) .NET Developer
3 60 (14.85%) Analyst
4 59 (14.60%) C# Developer
5 55 (13.61%) Software Engineer
6 54 (13.37%) Senior Developer
7 46 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (9.41%) Software Developer
9 36 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (8.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (8.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (6.93%) Network Engineer
13 26 (6.44%) Senior Software Developer
14 20 (4.95%) Programmer
15 19 (4.70%) Analyst Programmer
16 14 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
16 14 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (2.97%) Support Analyst
17 12 (2.97%) Web Developer
18 11 (2.72%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (61.63%) .NET
2 205 (50.74%) XML
3 155 (38.37%) HTML
3 155 (38.37%) ASP.NET
4 104 (25.74%) jQuery
5 92 (22.77%) CSS
6 80 (19.80%) Web Services
7 69 (17.08%) WCF
8 68 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (12.62%) SOAP
10 49 (12.13%) Ajax
10 49 (12.13%) RESTful
11 46 (11.39%) .NET Framework
12 41 (10.15%) JSON
12 41 (10.15%) XSLT
13 39 (9.65%) Silverlight
13 39 (9.65%) REST
14 31 (7.67%) HTML5
15 30 (7.43%) WPF
16 29 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 44 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.93%) Client/Server
4 25 (6.19%) Kindle
5 23 (5.69%) Clustering
6 20 (4.95%) Mathematics
7 19 (4.70%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.23%) Celerra
9 8 (1.98%) Open Source
10 7 (1.73%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.73%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.49%) Social Media
12 5 (1.24%) W3C
12 5 (1.24%) Tandem
12 5 (1.24%) CMDB
13 4 (0.99%) Derivative
13 4 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.99%) Equities
13 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 132 (32.67%) Windows
2 50 (12.38%) Linux
3 31 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.46%) Windows CE
6 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.48%) UNIX
8 4 (0.99%) CentOS
8 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.99%) Debian
8 4 (0.99%) Fedora
8 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (0.74%) Solaris
9 3 (0.74%) SUSE
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (24.26%) Software Engineering
3 91 (22.52%) MVC
4 56 (13.86%) Project Management
5 49 (12.13%) UML
6 45 (11.14%) Scrum
6 45 (11.14%) TDD
7 44 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (8.42%) OO
9 30 (7.43%) Change Management
10 29 (7.18%) ITIL
11 28 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (6.44%) Configuration Management
12 26 (6.44%) Load Balancing
12 26 (6.44%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.19%) Multithreading
14 23 (5.69%) ETL
15 21 (5.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (56.44%) C#
2 204 (50.50%) SQL
3 187 (46.29%) JavaScript
4 72 (17.82%) C++
5 70 (17.33%) T-SQL
6 68 (16.83%) Java
7 65 (16.09%) VB
8 50 (12.38%) VB.NET
9 27 (6.68%) VB6
10 22 (5.45%) PL/SQL
11 21 (5.20%) VBA
11 21 (5.20%) C
12 20 (4.95%) PHP
13 12 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.72%) Python
15 10 (2.48%) XQuery
15 10 (2.48%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.73%) XAML
17 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (17.82%) Degree
2 43 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.18%) DV Cleared
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.20%) CCNA
6 20 (4.95%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.70%) CCNP
8 17 (4.21%) OCPJP
8 17 (4.21%) OCMJD
9 8 (1.98%) VCP4
9 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.24%) HND
11 3 (0.74%) MCSE
11 3 (0.74%) MCSA
11 3 (0.74%) CCSP
11 3 (0.74%) MCAD
11 3 (0.74%) CCSA
11 3 (0.74%) Siebel Certification
11 3 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (17.57%) QA
2 27 (6.68%) ISO 9001
3 23 (5.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.50%) GAMP
5 2 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.98%) XenServer
3 8 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.73%) Xen
5 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.49%) XenApp
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) UAG
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.25%) Varnish
8 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (6.44%) Nagios
2 19 (4.70%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (4.70%) Cisco LMS
2 19 (4.70%) Opsview
3 9 (2.23%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.23%) Legato
4 6 (1.49%) OpenView
5 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.99%) SCOM
6 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.50%) MOM
7 2 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.25%) Foglight
8 1 (0.25%) OPNET
8 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 145 (35.89%) Microsoft
2 114 (28.22%) Oracle
3 37 (9.16%) Cisco
4 25 (6.19%) VMware
5 17 (4.21%) Sun
5 17 (4.21%) HP
6 15 (3.71%) MKS
7 12 (2.97%) Citrix
7 12 (2.97%) IBM
8 11 (2.72%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.48%) EMC
10 9 (2.23%) NetApp
10 9 (2.23%) Veritas
10 9 (2.23%) Brocade
11 7 (1.73%) Facebook
11 7 (1.73%) Twitter
12 6 (1.49%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.24%) Serena
13 5 (1.24%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.24%) SolarWinds
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 58k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £36,540 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £300 to £375 per day
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
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 20 days ago