The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 712 648 589
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -59
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 190 240 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.45% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 151 203 266
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +9.58%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17938 16518 16982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.77% 15.09% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15117 13939 14921
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
England -74 183 £45,000 +5.88% 23
South East -44 53 £45,000 - 5
London -20 38 £46,000 -3.15% 5
East of England -1 37 £44,000 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire -17 28 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Hampshire -8 27 £45,000 +16.88% 3
West Yorkshire -1 25 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Norfolk +21 14 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Halifax - 14 £45,000 - 1
Norwich +14 11 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Essex +3 10 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Berkshire -27 10 £52,500 +16.66%
City of London +24 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Southampton +10 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -14 8 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Reading -33 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Brentwood - 8 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Cambridge +5 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Bristol - 7 £32,500 -
West Midlands -13 6 £36,250 +39.42%
Surrey -14 6 £35,000 -15.66%
North West -20 6 £23,500 -32.85%
Andover - 6 £45,000 -
Leeds -17 5 £33,000 +40.42%
Hertfordshire -21 5 £47,500 +5.55%
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £47,500 -
Winchester -4 4 £40,000 +5.96%
Birmingham -14 4 £35,000 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 244 (68.35%) .NET
2 219 (61.34%) C#
3 216 (60.50%) SQL Server
4 172 (48.18%) ASP.NET
5 171 (47.90%) XML
6 154 (43.14%) HTML
6 154 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 153 (42.86%) SQL
8 146 (40.90%) JavaScript
9 135 (37.82%) Microsoft
10 111 (31.09%) Windows
10 111 (31.09%) MVC
11 104 (29.13%) Oracle
11 104 (29.13%) Visual Studio
12 101 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (27.45%) Subversion
14 88 (24.65%) jQuery
15 85 (23.81%) Web Services
16 82 (22.97%) CSS
17 79 (22.13%) Software Engineering
18 78 (21.85%) VB
19 75 (21.01%) MS Excel
20 73 (20.45%) VB.NET
21 71 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 66 (18.49%) IIS
23 62 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 61 (17.09%) Degree
25 59 (16.53%) T-SQL
26 57 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
27 55 (15.41%) C++

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 66 (18.49%) IIS
2 32 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.76%) JBoss
5 15 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.36%) Apache
7 9 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.52%) GlassFish
7 9 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.24%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.84%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) Site Server
12 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 75 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.92%) MS Office
3 15 (4.20%) AutoCAD
4 9 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.40%) Revit
6 4 (1.12%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.24%) AWD
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.28%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.88%) SAN
2 20 (5.60%) WAN
2 20 (5.60%) EIGRP
3 19 (5.32%) Internet
4 18 (5.04%) LAN
5 16 (4.48%) Firewall
6 15 (4.20%) VPN
7 14 (3.92%) NAS
7 14 (3.92%) HSRP
8 13 (3.64%) BGP
8 13 (3.64%) DNS
9 12 (3.36%) VRRP
9 12 (3.36%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.80%) Wireless
11 9 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.52%) Intranet
11 9 (2.52%) VoIP
11 9 (2.52%) DHCP
12 8 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (60.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (9.80%) Oracle Database
7 22 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (6.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 21 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (5.04%) Relational Database
10 18 (5.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (3.08%) MS Access
12 11 (3.08%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.52%) OLTP
14 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.68%) TKPROF
15 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 154 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (29.13%) Visual Studio
3 98 (27.45%) Subversion
4 42 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.72%) CruiseControl
6 15 (4.20%) Bugzilla
6 15 (4.20%) JIRA
7 14 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.36%) Hudson
9 10 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (2.80%) Toad
10 9 (2.52%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.52%) Maven
11 8 (2.24%) StarTeam
11 8 (2.24%) NetBeans
11 8 (2.24%) JUnit
12 7 (1.96%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.68%) NUnit
13 6 (1.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (9.80%) Finance
2 14 (3.92%) Retail
2 14 (3.92%) Marketing
3 9 (2.52%) Banking
4 6 (1.68%) Publishing
5 5 (1.40%) Legal
5 5 (1.40%) Electronics
6 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 225 (63.03%) Developer
2 105 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 71 (19.89%) C# Developer
4 65 (18.21%) Software Developer
5 63 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (15.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (12.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (10.92%) Software Engineer
9 37 (10.36%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.00%) Senior Software Developer
11 24 (6.72%) Analyst
12 21 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (4.76%) Network Engineer
14 15 (4.20%) Junior
15 14 (3.92%) Programmer
16 13 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
17 12 (3.36%) Junior Developer
18 11 (3.08%) Systems Developer
19 10 (2.80%) Graduate
19 10 (2.80%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (68.35%) .NET
2 172 (48.18%) ASP.NET
3 171 (47.90%) XML
4 154 (43.14%) HTML
5 88 (24.65%) jQuery
6 85 (23.81%) Web Services
7 82 (22.97%) CSS
8 71 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (15.13%) Ajax
10 50 (14.01%) SOAP
11 48 (13.45%) WCF
12 47 (13.17%) .NET Framework
13 43 (12.04%) REST
14 38 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 33 (9.24%) JSON
16 32 (8.96%) HTML5
17 21 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (5.88%) XSLT
18 20 (5.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 17 (4.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.20%) Clustering
5 15 (4.20%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.36%) RIA
6 12 (3.36%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.24%) Social Media
8 7 (1.96%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.40%) Tandem
9 5 (1.40%) Open Source
10 4 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.12%) Celerra
10 4 (1.12%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.84%) Kindle
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (31.09%) Windows
2 32 (8.96%) Linux
3 24 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.20%) Windows CE
6 15 (4.20%) Android
6 15 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.68%) UNIX
8 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.84%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Debian
10 1 (0.28%) Fedora
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.09%) MVC
2 101 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.13%) Software Engineering
4 49 (13.73%) OO
5 34 (9.52%) Scrum
6 33 (9.24%) Project Management
7 29 (8.12%) Unit Testing
8 28 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (7.84%) SOA
9 27 (7.56%) UML
9 27 (7.56%) TDD
10 26 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.88%) Web Development
12 21 (5.88%) MVVM
13 20 (5.60%) System Testing
13 20 (5.60%) Change Management
14 19 (5.32%) Workflow
14 19 (5.32%) Mentoring
15 18 (5.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 219 (61.34%) C#
2 153 (42.86%) SQL
3 146 (40.90%) JavaScript
4 78 (21.85%) VB
5 73 (20.45%) VB.NET
6 59 (16.53%) T-SQL
7 55 (15.41%) C++
8 48 (13.45%) Java
9 42 (11.76%) VB6
10 24 (6.72%) PL/SQL
11 18 (5.04%) C
12 16 (4.48%) VBA
13 11 (3.08%) Python
14 9 (2.52%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.24%) VBScript
16 7 (1.96%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.68%) PHP
18 5 (1.40%) Embedded C
19 3 (0.84%) Embedded C++
19 3 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (17.09%) Degree
2 19 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.08%) CCNA
7 8 (2.24%) OCPJP
7 8 (2.24%) OCMJD
7 8 (2.24%) CCNP
8 7 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.40%) MCAD
9 5 (1.40%) HND
10 4 (1.12%) MCSE
10 4 (1.12%) CCA
10 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.84%) MCSA
11 3 (0.84%) MCITP
11 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCIE
12 2 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.76%) QA
2 14 (3.92%) GAMP
3 13 (3.64%) SLA
4 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.24%) XenServer
4 7 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.96%) XenApp
4 7 (1.96%) Xen
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.28%) UAG
8 1 (0.28%) Varnish
8 1 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (3.36%) Nagios
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (1.68%) Cisco LMS
2 6 (1.68%) Opsview
3 5 (1.40%) OpenView
4 4 (1.12%) Legato
4 4 (1.12%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.84%) SCOM
5 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.28%) MOM
7 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 135 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 104 (29.13%) Oracle
3 24 (6.72%) Cisco
4 15 (4.20%) Citrix
5 12 (3.36%) IBM
5 12 (3.36%) CheckPoint
5 12 (3.36%) MKS
6 10 (2.80%) Infragistics
6 10 (2.80%) Telerik
6 10 (2.80%) VMware
6 10 (2.80%) DevExpress
6 10 (2.80%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.80%) HP
7 9 (2.52%) Sun
8 8 (2.24%) Facebook
8 8 (2.24%) Twitter
9 7 (1.96%) Avaya
10 6 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.40%) Autodesk
11 5 (1.40%) EMC
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Map Careers
Posted: 15 days ago
England
Map Careers
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago