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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 396 437 407
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 24 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.79% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 45
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,550 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
3165 3779 3433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.25% 17.86% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2785 3305 2799
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey +30 12 £38,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +35 7 £54,500 +32.12%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Hampshire +14 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 23 (54.76%) Subversion
4 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (52.38%) MS Excel
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) QA
8 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
8 15 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
9 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
10 12 (28.57%) .NET
10 12 (28.57%) Client/Server
10 12 (28.57%) Finance
10 12 (28.57%) Scrum
10 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
11 11 (26.19%) TestComplete
11 11 (26.19%) SDLC
11 11 (26.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (26.19%) BDD
11 11 (26.19%) SpecFlow
11 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
11 11 (26.19%) ISEB
12 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 10 (23.81%) VB
12 10 (23.81%) HTML
12 10 (23.81%) Windows
12 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
4 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 5 (11.90%) OSPF
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) ICMP
3 4 (9.52%) SNMP
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) VoIP
3 4 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) FWSM
5 1 (2.38%) HSRP
5 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) MS Access
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Subversion
2 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
4 11 (26.19%) SpecFlow
4 11 (26.19%) TestComplete
5 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
5 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 4 (9.52%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Rose
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (16.67%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.52%) LINQ
8 4 (9.52%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (9.52%) MFC
8 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 4 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 12 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 6 (14.29%) Replication
4 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.19%) BDD
4 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
4 11 (26.19%) SDLC
5 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.29%) MOF
8 6 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (14.29%) Time Management
8 6 (14.29%) UML
9 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
9 5 (11.90%) OO
9 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) VB
4 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.90%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) VC++
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) VB6
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ISEB
1 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
1 11 (26.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCIP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) GAMP
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) CommVault
2 6 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
2 6 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) NetScout
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) DevExpress
4 4 (9.52%) Telerik
4 4 (9.52%) TOWER Software
5 2 (4.76%) CA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk