The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 202 196 183
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.068% 0.094% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.65% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 25
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
815 614 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 18.34% 14.46% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 748 563 627
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Surrey

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Woking - 3 £60,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) WinForms
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Russian Language
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Tandem
4 3 (30.00%) Patsystems
4 3 (30.00%) GL TRADE
4 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (30.00%) Fedora
4 3 (30.00%) Equities
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
4 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) PVCS
4 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (40.00%) Russian Language
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (40.00%) Tandem
3 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (30.00%) Equities
3 3 (30.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (30.00%) Fedora
2 3 (30.00%) SUSE
2 3 (30.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Patsystems
1 3 (30.00%) GL TRADE
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) NYFIX
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle