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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 212 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.10% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 3.06% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
852 654 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 17.85% 13.86% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 697 581 829
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 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
Woking -7 2 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Workflow
4 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (55.56%) SQL
7 9 (50.00%) ISEB
7 9 (50.00%) ODBC
7 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
7 9 (50.00%) Subversion
7 9 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (50.00%) TestComplete
7 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (50.00%) SilkTest
7 9 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (50.00%) QA
7 9 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (50.00%) Test Management
7 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (44.44%) Asset Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
2 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 9 (50.00%) SilkTest
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) MorphX
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Front Office
2 8 (44.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Senior QA Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) QA Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) ODBC
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 2 (11.11%) MFC
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Workflow
3 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Test Management
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Delphi
6 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) HL7
2 2 (11.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) SunGard
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix