The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 377 340 331
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -9
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 65 95 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 3.30% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 74 89
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3424 2876 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.61% 13.58% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2783 2504 2886
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire +2 26 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -24 22 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Oxfordshire +4 7 £51,250 +50.73%
Surrey -18 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £30,000 -22.07%
East Sussex -24 1 £27,500 -26.66%
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 78 (69.64%) .NET
2 76 (67.86%) C#
3 69 (61.61%) Microsoft
4 66 (58.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (58.04%) SQL Server
6 64 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 52 (46.43%) MVC
8 51 (45.54%) Windows
9 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (39.29%) VB.NET
11 43 (38.39%) HTML
12 42 (37.50%) SQL
12 42 (37.50%) XML
13 41 (36.61%) JavaScript
14 39 (34.82%) Degree
15 37 (33.04%) Software Engineering
16 36 (32.14%) Subversion
16 36 (32.14%) jQuery
17 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (31.25%) Web Services
18 31 (27.68%) MS Excel
19 27 (24.11%) Workflow
19 27 (24.11%) CSS
20 23 (20.54%) T-SQL
20 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
21 22 (19.64%) OO
21 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
22 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
22 20 (17.86%) IIS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (17.86%) IIS
2 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) DNN
Applications
1 31 (27.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.14%) Firewall
3 7 (6.25%) Intranet
3 7 (6.25%) FTP
4 6 (5.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (9.82%) RDBMS
8 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.57%) MS Access
9 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.68%) QlikView
10 3 (2.68%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.68%) OLAP
10 3 (2.68%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.68%) OLTP
10 3 (2.68%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (58.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (32.14%) Subversion
3 10 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.04%) SilkTest
4 9 (8.04%) TestComplete
4 9 (8.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (8.04%) ClearCase
5 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.36%) Hudson
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (5.36%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.36%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.79%) JIRA
8 2 (1.79%) NUnit
9 1 (0.89%) MorphX
9 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Back Office
3 8 (7.14%) Front Office
4 7 (6.25%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Retail
6 4 (3.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (64.29%) Developer
2 44 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (20.54%) C# Developer
6 20 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Analyst
9 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) QA Analyst
11 7 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
11 7 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Applications Developer
12 6 (5.36%) C# Programmer
12 6 (5.36%) Programmer
12 6 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (69.64%) .NET
2 64 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 43 (38.39%) HTML
4 42 (37.50%) XML
5 36 (32.14%) jQuery
6 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (31.25%) Web Services
7 27 (24.11%) CSS
8 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
9 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (13.39%) HTML5
11 14 (12.50%) WCF
12 13 (11.61%) Ajax
13 11 (9.82%) SOAP
13 11 (9.82%) REST
13 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (8.93%) XSL
14 10 (8.93%) JSON
14 10 (8.93%) WinForms
15 9 (8.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.93%) RIA
6 9 (8.04%) Client/Server
7 8 (7.14%) Replication
7 8 (7.14%) Celerra
8 6 (5.36%) EMV
8 6 (5.36%) Cryptography
9 5 (4.46%) EFT
10 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.68%) GIS
12 1 (0.89%) Tandem
12 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.89%) Clustering
12 1 (0.89%) EPoS
12 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.54%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (13.39%) Linux
4 6 (5.36%) Windows CE
4 6 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) MVC
2 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.04%) Software Engineering
4 27 (24.11%) Workflow
5 22 (19.64%) OO
6 17 (15.18%) Requirements Management
6 17 (15.18%) Build Automation
7 16 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (14.29%) SOA
8 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.61%) OOD
9 12 (10.71%) V-Model
10 11 (9.82%) BDD
11 10 (8.93%) OOP
11 10 (8.93%) Document Management
11 10 (8.93%) TDD
12 9 (8.04%) Test Management
12 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.04%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (67.86%) C#
2 44 (39.29%) VB.NET
3 42 (37.50%) SQL
4 41 (36.61%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.54%) T-SQL
6 19 (16.96%) C++
7 15 (13.39%) Java
8 11 (9.82%) VB
9 9 (8.04%) C
10 7 (6.25%) VBScript
11 5 (4.46%) VB6
12 4 (3.57%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.68%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.79%) VC++
15 1 (0.89%) X++
15 1 (0.89%) Perl
15 1 (0.89%) Delphi
15 1 (0.89%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) ISTQB
2 9 (8.04%) ISEB
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.68%) MCAD
5 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) GAMP
2 10 (8.93%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) HL7
3 2 (1.79%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.04%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.14%) Xen
4 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.14%) Legato
2 8 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (61.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.96%) Oracle
3 17 (15.18%) VMware
4 10 (8.93%) Infragistics
4 10 (8.93%) DevExpress
4 10 (8.93%) Telerik
5 8 (7.14%) SunGard
5 8 (7.14%) EMC
5 8 (7.14%) NetApp
5 8 (7.14%) Veritas
6 7 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) VeriFone
8 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.68%) Tableau
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
10 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
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