The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 814 733 850
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +117
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 98 237 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 1.26% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77 192 116
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.52% +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
17882 18791 19054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.15% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15533 15784 16028
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -115 91 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London +16 38 £50,000 -6.10% 1
South East 0 23 £56,250 +32.35% 2
East of England +24 14 £70,000 +64.70%
Berkshire -1 10 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Surrey +33 7 £57,500 +35.29%
Hertfordshire +28 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Essex 0 7 - -
Brentwood -1 7 - -
South West -17 7 £40,000 -8.04%
Reading +7 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 5 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -13 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheltenham - 5 £40,000 -
Redhill - 4 £59,250 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate - 3 £38,000 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -4 2 £40,000 +28.00%
Wokingham -20 2 £58,750 +30.55%
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
City of London +55 1 £40,000 -24.88%
Nottingham +7 1 - - 3

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 136 (59.13%) SQL Server
2 113 (49.13%) SQL
3 103 (44.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (37.83%) .NET
5 81 (35.22%) JavaScript
6 73 (31.74%) C#
7 71 (30.87%) Microsoft
8 67 (29.13%) XML
9 63 (27.39%) HTML
10 59 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (23.48%) Subversion
12 53 (23.04%) CSS
12 53 (23.04%) Windows
13 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
13 49 (21.30%) Finance
13 49 (21.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 46 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 43 (18.70%) Visual Studio
15 43 (18.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (18.26%) Oracle
16 42 (18.26%) MVC
17 40 (17.39%) VB
17 40 (17.39%) Web Services
18 39 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (16.52%) Firewall
20 37 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (15.65%) Cisco
21 36 (15.65%) SQL Server 2000
21 36 (15.65%) jQuery
22 35 (15.22%) .NET Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.09%) JBoss
2 13 (5.65%) IIS
3 11 (4.78%) Apache
3 11 (4.78%) GlassFish
4 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.17%) CMS
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.65%) MS Office
3 8 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.74%) MS Project
5 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (1.74%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.52%) Firewall
2 33 (14.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (14.35%) DNS
3 32 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (12.61%) VPN
5 26 (11.30%) DHCP
6 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
7 20 (8.70%) VLAN
8 19 (8.26%) BGP
9 18 (7.83%) OSPF
10 15 (6.52%) Wireless
11 14 (6.09%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (6.09%) EIGRP
12 11 (4.78%) WAN
13 10 (4.35%) LAN
14 9 (3.91%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (3.48%) FWSM
16 7 (3.04%) HSRP
16 7 (3.04%) MPLS
17 6 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (59.13%) SQL Server
2 49 (21.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (18.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (15.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database
9 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (4.78%) OLTP
11 10 (4.35%) MS Access
11 10 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (4.35%) Siebel EIM
12 8 (3.48%) MySQL
13 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.43%) DTS
15 1 (0.43%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 103 (44.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (23.48%) Subversion
3 43 (18.70%) Visual Studio
4 31 (13.48%) Mercurial
5 26 (11.30%) Git (software)
6 18 (7.83%) JIRA
7 12 (5.22%) CruiseControl
8 11 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.78%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (4.78%) Selenium
9 8 (3.48%) JIRA Agile
9 8 (3.48%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.04%) FinalBuilder
11 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.61%) Maven
11 6 (2.61%) NetBeans
11 6 (2.61%) NUnit
11 6 (2.61%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (2.61%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.61%) StarTeam
General
1 49 (21.30%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Back Office
3 4 (1.74%) Retail
3 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (56.52%) Developer
2 46 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 37 (16.09%) .NET Developer
4 36 (15.65%) Network Engineer
5 31 (13.48%) SSIS Developer
5 31 (13.48%) T-SQL Developer
6 27 (11.74%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.43%) C# Developer
8 22 (9.57%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.26%) Network Operations Engineer
9 19 (8.26%) Operations Engineer
10 18 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Analyst
12 12 (5.22%) Lead Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (4.78%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.83%) .NET
2 67 (29.13%) XML
3 63 (27.39%) HTML
4 53 (23.04%) CSS
5 40 (17.39%) Web Services
6 36 (15.65%) jQuery
7 35 (15.22%) .NET Framework
8 34 (14.78%) ASP.NET
8 34 (14.78%) SOAP
9 31 (13.48%) WCF
10 24 (10.43%) Entity Framework
11 23 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (7.83%) HTML5
13 13 (5.65%) AngularJS
13 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (5.22%) NHibernate
15 10 (4.35%) Ajax
15 10 (4.35%) MFC
15 10 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.65%) N-Tier
2 12 (5.22%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) Clustering
6 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.61%) iSeries
6 6 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.61%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.74%) CMDB
7 4 (1.74%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.74%) Replication
8 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.04%) Windows
2 26 (11.30%) Linux
3 17 (7.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.04%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.26%) MVC
3 34 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 31 (13.48%) ETL
5 26 (11.30%) Scrum
6 24 (10.43%) Configuration Management
6 24 (10.43%) SDLC
7 20 (8.70%) Web Development
8 19 (8.26%) System Testing
9 17 (7.39%) SOA
10 16 (6.96%) Automated Testing
10 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.52%) Change Control
11 15 (6.52%) ITIL
11 15 (6.52%) Software Delivery
11 15 (6.52%) Software Testing
11 15 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.09%) Change Management
12 14 (6.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.13%) SQL
2 81 (35.22%) JavaScript
3 73 (31.74%) C#
4 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
5 40 (17.39%) VB
6 30 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 20 (8.70%) C++
7 20 (8.70%) Java
8 18 (7.83%) VB6
9 14 (6.09%) VBScript
10 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.78%) VC++
12 10 (4.35%) C
13 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.61%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (14.35%) CCNP
1 33 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.70%) CCNA
3 16 (6.96%) Degree
4 14 (6.09%) ISEB
4 14 (6.09%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.78%) CCIE
5 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.17%) CCDA
8 5 (2.17%) CCDP
9 4 (1.74%) CCSA
9 4 (1.74%) CCSP
9 4 (1.74%) CCVP
9 4 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.74%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.30%) MCSE
10 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.91%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) GAMP
2 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (5.65%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.74%) Nagios
3 3 (1.30%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
4 2 (0.87%) Simpana
4 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.26%) Oracle
3 36 (15.65%) Cisco
4 19 (8.26%) MKS
5 13 (5.65%) F5
6 12 (5.22%) Juniper
7 10 (4.35%) Siebel
8 9 (3.91%) VMware
9 8 (3.48%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.48%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.48%) TOWER Software
10 6 (2.61%) Citrix
10 6 (2.61%) HP
10 6 (2.61%) NetScout
10 6 (2.61%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.17%) CommVault
11 5 (2.17%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.17%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.74%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.74%) Telerik
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