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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 198 219 203
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.36% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £27,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -
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
660 826 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 17.01% 18.46% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 624 752 598
Average salary £49,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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
(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
Reigate - 7 £27,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (75.00%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) MKS
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) TOWER Software
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Time Management
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) ASP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) BDD
1 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Time Management
1 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
2 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) MKS
1 9 (75.00%) TOWER Software
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft