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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 699 703 622
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -81
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 205 222 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.15% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 156 203 236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%

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
18041 19268 16416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.33% 16.07% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15129 16008 14001
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 2015. 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 +33 205 £45,000 - 26
London 0 56 £48,750 +2.63% 10
South East -12 54 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +29 37 £45,000 +28.57% 4
West Yorkshire +42 30 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Yorkshire +34 30 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East of England +7 24 £44,000 +3.52% 1
City of London +16 21 £50,000 -2.43% 3
South West 0 16 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Winchester -6 13 £40,000 +60.00%
Andover - 13 £48,000 -
Halifax - 13 £45,000 - 1
Leeds +6 11 £46,250 +68.18%
Norwich +9 8 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Norfolk +7 8 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Essex +4 8 - -
Brentwood -1 8 - -
West Midlands -13 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 7 - - 2
Cheltenham +9 7 £34,250 +14.16%
Cheshire +7 7 £33,500 +48.88% 3
Nottingham +2 7 - - 1
East Midlands -1 7 - - 2
North West -4 7 £33,500 +48.88% 3
Gloucestershire -9 7 £34,250 +14.16%
Berkshire -20 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey +1 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hertfordshire -3 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Crewe - 5 - - 2
Dorset +3 4 £45,000 +5.88%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 255 (60.71%) .NET
2 240 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 219 (52.14%) C#
4 215 (51.19%) SQL
4 215 (51.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 207 (49.29%) XML
6 205 (48.81%) JavaScript
7 181 (43.10%) HTML
8 170 (40.48%) Microsoft
9 159 (37.86%) ASP.NET
10 134 (31.90%) Subversion
11 132 (31.43%) jQuery
12 126 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 116 (27.62%) Windows
14 113 (26.90%) CSS
15 110 (26.19%) Oracle
15 110 (26.19%) Visual Studio
16 105 (25.00%) MVC
17 86 (20.48%) Web Services
18 84 (20.00%) Java
19 82 (19.52%) T-SQL
20 76 (18.10%) Finance
21 74 (17.62%) Software Engineering
21 74 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
22 72 (17.14%) MS Excel
23 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 68 (16.19%) WCF
25 67 (15.95%) Degree
26 63 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 46 (10.95%) IIS
2 36 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 35 (8.33%) Apache
4 33 (7.86%) Tomcat
5 27 (6.43%) JBoss
6 22 (5.24%) WebLogic
7 18 (4.29%) WebSphere
8 17 (4.05%) Drupal
9 15 (3.57%) GlassFish
10 12 (2.86%) CMS
11 9 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.95%) nginx
13 4 (0.95%) Facebook Platform
13 4 (0.95%) DNN
14 3 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 72 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.14%) MS Office
3 34 (8.10%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.62%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.71%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (2.14%) AWD
1 9 (2.14%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 41 (9.76%) Firewall
3 39 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
3 39 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (9.29%) WAN
3 39 (9.29%) VPN
4 38 (9.05%) BGP
5 35 (8.33%) LAN
6 32 (7.62%) EIGRP
7 29 (6.90%) Wireshark
8 28 (6.67%) FWSM
9 15 (3.57%) DNS
10 13 (3.10%) OSPF
11 11 (2.62%) NAS
11 11 (2.62%) SAN
12 9 (2.14%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.90%) Wireless
13 8 (1.90%) MPLS
13 8 (1.90%) Multicast
14 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 19 (4.52%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.81%) MySQL
11 15 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (3.10%) DTS
13 12 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.43%) OLTP
16 5 (1.19%) MS Access
16 5 (1.19%) DB2
16 5 (1.19%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 215 (51.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 134 (31.90%) Subversion
3 110 (26.19%) Visual Studio
4 55 (13.10%) Git (software)
5 26 (6.19%) CruiseControl
6 19 (4.52%) Maven
7 18 (4.29%) JUnit
7 18 (4.29%) Hudson
8 17 (4.05%) Bugzilla
9 16 (3.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (3.57%) NetBeans
10 15 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.57%) StarTeam
11 12 (2.86%) JIRA
12 10 (2.38%) ClearQuest
13 9 (2.14%) InstallShield
13 9 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.90%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.90%) MSI
14 8 (1.90%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (18.10%) Finance
2 45 (10.71%) Publishing
3 14 (3.33%) Marketing
4 13 (3.10%) Retail
5 11 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.43%) Automotive
7 5 (1.19%) Electronics
8 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Front Office
8 4 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.71%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 222 (52.86%) Developer
2 88 (20.95%) .NET Developer
3 70 (16.67%) Analyst
4 63 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 55 (13.10%) C# Developer
6 41 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 39 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (9.05%) Network Engineer
9 35 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 33 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
13 24 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
14 20 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
14 20 (4.76%) Programmer
15 19 (4.52%) Support Analyst
15 19 (4.52%) Architect
16 15 (3.57%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (60.71%) .NET
2 207 (49.29%) XML
3 181 (43.10%) HTML
4 159 (37.86%) ASP.NET
5 132 (31.43%) jQuery
6 113 (26.90%) CSS
7 86 (20.48%) Web Services
8 74 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (16.19%) WCF
10 57 (13.57%) XSLT
11 55 (13.10%) RESTful
12 53 (12.62%) Silverlight
13 51 (12.14%) .NET Framework
14 50 (11.90%) Ajax
14 50 (11.90%) SOAP
15 48 (11.43%) HTML5
16 34 (8.10%) JSON
16 34 (8.10%) WPF
17 33 (7.86%) REST
17 33 (7.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.81%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.10%) Client/Server
4 33 (7.86%) Kindle
5 20 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 18 (4.29%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.57%) Clustering
8 9 (2.14%) Celerra
9 8 (1.90%) CMDB
9 8 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.43%) Open Source
11 6 (1.43%) Social Media
11 6 (1.43%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.19%) Equities
12 5 (1.19%) Derivative
12 5 (1.19%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.19%) W3C
12 5 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (27.62%) Windows
2 43 (10.24%) Linux
3 31 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.38%) UNIX
7 9 (2.14%) Windows CE
8 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.19%) Debian
9 5 (1.19%) Fedora
9 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.19%) CentOS
10 4 (0.95%) SUSE
10 4 (0.95%) Solaris
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.00%) MVC
3 74 (17.62%) Software Engineering
4 61 (14.52%) Project Management
5 59 (14.05%) Scrum
6 54 (12.86%) TDD
7 43 (10.24%) ITIL
8 42 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (9.76%) UML
10 33 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (7.62%) Configuration Management
11 32 (7.62%) Service Management
11 32 (7.62%) Incident Management
12 31 (7.38%) Load Balancing
13 28 (6.67%) Change Management
13 28 (6.67%) ITIL V3
13 28 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (6.67%) Capacity Management
14 22 (5.24%) OO
15 21 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 219 (52.14%) C#
2 215 (51.19%) SQL
3 205 (48.81%) JavaScript
4 84 (20.00%) Java
5 82 (19.52%) T-SQL
6 58 (13.81%) VB
6 58 (13.81%) VB.NET
6 58 (13.81%) C++
7 30 (7.14%) PHP
8 21 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.00%) VB6
9 18 (4.29%) VBA
9 18 (4.29%) XQuery
10 14 (3.33%) C
11 9 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.67%) XAML
13 6 (1.43%) XPath
13 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.43%) Perl
13 6 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (15.95%) Degree
2 47 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 42 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (8.33%) CCNP
5 33 (7.86%) CCNA
6 32 (7.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.57%) OCPJP
8 15 (3.57%) OCMJD
9 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.43%) MCAD
11 4 (0.95%) HND
11 4 (0.95%) Siebel Certification
11 4 (0.95%) CCDP
12 3 (0.71%) CCSA
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.71%) CCSP
13 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.48%) CIMA
13 2 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.05%) QA
2 35 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 32 (7.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) WAI
5 2 (0.48%) HL7
5 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.24%) GAMP
System Software
1 33 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) Firmware
3 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.48%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) Varnish
5 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (8.33%) Nagios
2 28 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (6.67%) Cisco LMS
2 28 (6.67%) Opsview
3 9 (2.14%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.14%) Legato
4 6 (1.43%) OpenView
5 5 (1.19%) SCOM
6 3 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.71%) SCCM
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.48%) MOM
7 2 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.48%) Foglight
7 2 (0.48%) OPNET
Vendors
1 170 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 110 (26.19%) Oracle
3 48 (11.43%) Cisco
4 36 (8.57%) VMware
5 16 (3.81%) HP
6 15 (3.57%) Sun
6 15 (3.57%) MKS
7 14 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.62%) IBM
9 9 (2.14%) EMC
9 9 (2.14%) NetApp
9 9 (2.14%) Veritas
9 9 (2.14%) Brocade
9 9 (2.14%) Sitecore
9 9 (2.14%) Riverbed
10 7 (1.67%) F5
10 7 (1.67%) Facebook
10 7 (1.67%) Twitter
10 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.19%) Serena
Wembley, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: 6 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £42,000 - £58,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Croydon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago