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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 392 339 343
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 51 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 3.49% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 86
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
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
3397 2898 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.26% 13.25% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2798 2510 2982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -3 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -22 15 £45,500 +21.33% 2
Surrey -27 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £30,000 -22.07% 1
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 2
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 87 (69.05%) .NET
2 83 (65.87%) Microsoft
3 80 (63.49%) C#
4 78 (61.90%) SQL Server
5 71 (56.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (54.76%) ASP.NET
7 60 (47.62%) MVC
8 57 (45.24%) Windows
9 54 (42.86%) VB.NET
10 50 (39.68%) JavaScript
10 50 (39.68%) Degree
11 49 (38.89%) HTML
12 47 (37.30%) XML
13 45 (35.71%) Software Engineering
14 42 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (30.16%) Subversion
16 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (29.37%) SQL
17 36 (28.57%) Web Services
18 35 (27.78%) jQuery
19 34 (26.98%) CSS
20 33 (26.19%) .NET Framework
21 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
22 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
23 26 (20.63%) Workflow
24 23 (18.25%) Linux
24 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
25 22 (17.46%) C++
25 22 (17.46%) Enterprise Software
26 21 (16.67%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (12.70%) IIS
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.79%) DNN
Applications
1 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 12 (9.52%) Firewall
2 10 (7.94%) SSL
2 10 (7.94%) FTP
3 9 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (3.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database
6 11 (8.73%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (8.73%) RDBMS
6 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.38%) DTS
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (56.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (30.16%) Subversion
3 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.14%) SilkTest
4 9 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 9 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (7.14%) TestComplete
5 6 (4.76%) JIRA
6 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.17%) Hudson
7 4 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.17%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.17%) NUnit
7 4 (3.17%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.79%) MorphX
General
1 12 (9.52%) Retail
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 9 (7.14%) Back Office
4 8 (6.35%) Front Office
5 6 (4.76%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (61.90%) Developer
2 51 (40.48%) .NET Developer
3 42 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (19.84%) C# Developer
6 22 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (15.87%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (12.70%) Software Engineer
9 15 (11.90%) Applications Developer
9 15 (11.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 15 (11.90%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (10.32%) .NET Applications Developer
10 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (10.32%) SQL Developer
11 10 (7.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Analyst
11 10 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.35%) QA Analyst
12 8 (6.35%) Senior QA Analyst
12 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (69.05%) .NET
2 69 (54.76%) ASP.NET
3 49 (38.89%) HTML
4 47 (37.30%) XML
5 42 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (28.57%) Web Services
7 35 (27.78%) jQuery
8 34 (26.98%) CSS
9 33 (26.19%) .NET Framework
10 15 (11.90%) Ajax
11 13 (10.32%) WCF
11 13 (10.32%) HTML5
11 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (9.52%) WinForms
13 11 (8.73%) REST
13 11 (8.73%) WPF
13 11 (8.73%) SOAP
13 11 (8.73%) ADO.NET
14 9 (7.14%) COM
14 9 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.52%) Celerra
3 12 (9.52%) Replication
4 10 (7.94%) EMV
4 10 (7.94%) Cryptography
5 9 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 9 (7.14%) RIA
6 8 (6.35%) EFT
7 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.17%) EPoS
8 3 (2.38%) GIS
8 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.24%) Windows
2 23 (18.25%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.94%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Android
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) MVC
2 45 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.63%) Workflow
5 19 (15.08%) OO
6 16 (12.70%) SOA
6 16 (12.70%) Scrum
7 14 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 14 (11.11%) OOD
7 14 (11.11%) Build Automation
8 13 (10.32%) Time Management
8 13 (10.32%) BDD
9 12 (9.52%) V-Model
9 12 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.52%) Information Management
10 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.14%) Test Management
11 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (63.49%) C#
2 54 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 50 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 37 (29.37%) SQL
5 22 (17.46%) C++
6 18 (14.29%) Java
7 17 (13.49%) T-SQL
8 13 (10.32%) C
9 11 (8.73%) VB
10 7 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 6 (4.76%) VB6
12 5 (3.97%) VBScript
13 3 (2.38%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.59%) VC++
15 1 (0.79%) X++
15 1 (0.79%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.79%) Perl
15 1 (0.79%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 50 (39.68%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.14%) ISEB
3 9 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.76%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) GAMP
2 10 (7.94%) QA
3 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.59%) HL7
4 2 (1.59%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.52%) Xen
4 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) Legato
1 12 (9.52%) ARCserve
2 9 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (65.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) VMware
3 17 (13.49%) Oracle
4 12 (9.52%) EMC
4 12 (9.52%) NetApp
4 12 (9.52%) Veritas
5 9 (7.14%) Telerik
5 9 (7.14%) DevExpress
5 9 (7.14%) Infragistics
6 8 (6.35%) VeriFone
6 8 (6.35%) SunGard
7 5 (3.97%) IBM
8 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
10 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago