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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 713 619 557
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -62
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 190 263 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.62% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 145 224 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend

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 19 September 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 19 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
England -94 181 £40,000 - 26
South East -41 66 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Yorkshire +2 40 £33,000 -26.66% 7
East of England -13 27 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Berkshire +7 26 £45,000 +9.75% 1
West Yorkshire -10 26 £33,000 -26.66% 5
Hampshire -23 22 £43,750 +9.37% 2
London -81 22 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Sheffield - 14 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 14 £32,500 - 1
South West -19 12 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Leeds - 11 £33,000 - 2
Slough +14 9 £40,000 -30.43%
Bedfordshire -7 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Luton - 9 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 8 £37,000 -22.91% 5
Cheltenham - 8 £37,000 - 5
Oxfordshire 0 7 £51,250 +50.73%
Surrey -10 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands -26 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire - 7 £47,500 -
Southampton +6 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Wokingham - 6 £47,500 -
Oxford - 6 £52,500 -
Halifax - 6 £45,000 - 1
Norfolk +12 5 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Norwich +8 5 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Farnborough -10 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £45,000 -30.76% 2

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 265 (70.67%) .NET
2 233 (62.13%) SQL Server
3 225 (60.00%) C#
4 185 (49.33%) ASP.NET
5 181 (48.27%) Microsoft
6 171 (45.60%) XML
7 159 (42.40%) HTML
7 159 (42.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 143 (38.13%) SQL
9 140 (37.33%) JavaScript
10 126 (33.60%) Visual Studio
11 119 (31.73%) Subversion
12 117 (31.20%) Windows
13 115 (30.67%) MVC
14 109 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
15 98 (26.13%) CSS
16 95 (25.33%) jQuery
17 88 (23.47%) Web Services
18 87 (23.20%) MS Excel
19 86 (22.93%) Oracle
20 84 (22.40%) VB.NET
21 81 (21.60%) Software Engineering
22 76 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
23 73 (19.47%) Degree
24 72 (19.20%) VB
24 72 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
25 70 (18.67%) IIS
26 66 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 63 (16.80%) Java
28 60 (16.00%) Finance

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (18.67%) IIS
2 34 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 29 (7.73%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (6.40%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.73%) CMS
6 9 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.33%) SAS
10 3 (0.80%) Site Server
11 2 (0.53%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.27%) DNN
12 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 87 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.80%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.07%) PORTIA
1 4 (1.07%) Advent Geneva
2 3 (0.80%) AWD
2 3 (0.80%) assyst
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.20%) SaaS
2 5 (1.33%) PaaS
2 5 (1.33%) IaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.93%) Internet
2 22 (5.87%) WAN
3 21 (5.60%) LAN
3 21 (5.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.07%) Firewall
5 18 (4.80%) Intranet
6 15 (4.00%) VPN
6 15 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 12 (3.20%) SSL
7 12 (3.20%) FTP
8 11 (2.93%) MPLS
8 11 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (2.93%) HSRP
9 9 (2.40%) VRRP
9 9 (2.40%) Network Security
9 9 (2.40%) OSPF
9 9 (2.40%) BGP
9 9 (2.40%) VoIP
10 8 (2.13%) SAN
10 8 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (62.13%) SQL Server
2 76 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (12.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (9.60%) Oracle Database
6 35 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (5.07%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
8 18 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (4.27%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.67%) MS Access
13 9 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.60%) MySQL
16 5 (1.33%) OLTP
17 4 (1.07%) DB2
Development Applications
1 159 (42.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (33.60%) Visual Studio
3 119 (31.73%) Subversion
4 40 (10.67%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.40%) Jenkins
6 23 (6.13%) CruiseControl
7 21 (5.60%) JIRA
8 18 (4.80%) NUnit
9 17 (4.53%) MSI
10 16 (4.27%) WiX
11 15 (4.00%) MSBuild
12 13 (3.47%) Hudson
12 13 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (2.93%) ClearCase
14 10 (2.67%) Toad
14 10 (2.67%) Bugzilla
14 10 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (2.40%) TestComplete
15 9 (2.40%) SilkTest
General
1 60 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.00%) Retail
3 14 (3.73%) Marketing
3 14 (3.73%) Banking
4 9 (2.40%) Back Office
5 8 (2.13%) Front Office
5 8 (2.13%) Legal
6 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.07%) Law
7 4 (1.07%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (60.00%) Developer
2 103 (27.47%) .NET Developer
3 64 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 60 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 51 (13.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (12.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (10.13%) Software Engineer
8 32 (8.53%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (6.40%) Analyst
11 17 (4.53%) Network Engineer
12 16 (4.27%) Junior
12 16 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (4.27%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.73%) VB.NET Developer
13 14 (3.73%) Graduate
13 14 (3.73%) Build Manager
14 13 (3.47%) Applications Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Systems Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (70.67%) .NET
2 185 (49.33%) ASP.NET
3 171 (45.60%) XML
4 159 (42.40%) HTML
5 98 (26.13%) CSS
6 95 (25.33%) jQuery
7 88 (23.47%) Web Services
8 72 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (14.93%) .NET Framework
10 50 (13.33%) Ajax
11 41 (10.93%) HTML5
11 41 (10.93%) WCF
12 34 (9.07%) REST
12 34 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 33 (8.80%) SOAP
14 28 (7.47%) XSLT
15 24 (6.40%) ADO.NET
16 23 (6.13%) WinForms
16 23 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.47%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 18 (4.80%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.67%) RIA
7 9 (2.40%) User Experience
8 8 (2.13%) Celerra
8 8 (2.13%) Replication
8 8 (2.13%) Clustering
9 7 (1.87%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.87%) EMV
10 6 (1.60%) Social Media
11 5 (1.33%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.33%) EFT
11 5 (1.33%) iPhone
12 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.07%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 117 (31.20%) Windows
2 34 (9.07%) Linux
3 18 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.27%) Android
5 14 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.47%) UNIX
7 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.40%) Windows CE
9 7 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.33%) HPUX
10 5 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (30.67%) MVC
2 109 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.60%) Software Engineering
4 43 (11.47%) OO
5 41 (10.93%) SOA
6 35 (9.33%) Workflow
7 34 (9.07%) Scrum
8 31 (8.27%) Unit Testing
8 31 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.47%) Web Development
10 23 (6.13%) OOD
11 22 (5.87%) UML
11 22 (5.87%) Project Management
11 22 (5.87%) Release Management
11 22 (5.87%) Content Management
12 20 (5.33%) Change Control
13 19 (5.07%) MVVM
13 19 (5.07%) System Testing
13 19 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 18 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (60.00%) C#
2 143 (38.13%) SQL
3 140 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.40%) VB.NET
5 72 (19.20%) VB
6 63 (16.80%) Java
7 59 (15.73%) T-SQL
8 55 (14.67%) C++
9 39 (10.40%) VB6
10 27 (7.20%) C
11 22 (5.87%) PL/SQL
12 17 (4.53%) VBA
13 11 (2.93%) VBScript
14 8 (2.13%) XPath
15 7 (1.87%) Python
15 7 (1.87%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.60%) PHP
17 4 (1.07%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.80%) Perl
18 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (19.47%) Degree
2 17 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.67%) CCNA
4 9 (2.40%) ISEB
4 9 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.87%) CFA
5 7 (1.87%) CCNP
6 6 (1.60%) MCP
6 6 (1.60%) MCSE
7 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.07%) CCIE
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.80%) MCAD
9 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) MCPD
10 2 (0.53%) CCA
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.13%) QA
2 12 (3.20%) GAMP
3 11 (2.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) HL7
4 2 (0.53%) DICOM
System Software
1 20 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.40%) Xen
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.53%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.13%) Legato
2 8 (2.13%) ARCserve
3 5 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.27%) WMI
6 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 181 (48.27%) Microsoft
2 86 (22.93%) Oracle
3 26 (6.93%) Cisco
4 20 (5.33%) VMware
5 12 (3.20%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.93%) Infragistics
6 11 (2.93%) Citrix
7 10 (2.67%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.67%) Telerik
7 10 (2.67%) DevExpress
8 9 (2.40%) NetApp
8 9 (2.40%) HP
9 8 (2.13%) SunGard
9 8 (2.13%) EMC
9 8 (2.13%) IBM
9 8 (2.13%) Veritas
10 7 (1.87%) Serena
10 7 (1.87%) Avaya
10 7 (1.87%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.87%) BI-SAM
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Beckenham, Kent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Circa £36,540
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £23,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Almonds-bury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + package
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago