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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
Rank 795 757 741
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -16
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 50 170 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.96% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 131 176
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,001 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -5.68%

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
16165 17668 16609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.23% 17.65% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13777 15115 14057
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -44 31 £46,000 +2.22% 3
South East +29 8 £55,000 +18.91%
East of England +27 8 £35,500 -35.45% 1
Hertfordshire +9 6 £46,000 -23.33% 1
Watford +4 6 £46,000 -3.15%
Hampshire +9 5 £55,000 -
London +4 5 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Basingstoke +3 5 £55,000 -15.38%
East Midlands +14 4 £37,500 -
Nottingham 0 4 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £37,500 -
Surrey +29 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Reigate +19 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Bristol +15 2 £50,000 +38.88% 1
South West +12 2 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £25,000 -50.00%
Yorkshire +1 2 £39,000 +18.18%
North West -25 2 £43,125 +10.57%
Cambridge - 2 £25,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds +9 1 £39,000 +19.08%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £39,000 +19.08%
North Yorkshire -6 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Merseyside -14 1 £37,500 -4.33%
Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Denbighshire - 1 - -
York - 1 £39,000 -
St Asaph - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £48,750 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 86 (67.19%) SQL
2 82 (64.06%) C#
3 71 (55.47%) .NET
4 62 (48.44%) Subversion
5 60 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 59 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (44.53%) Microsoft
8 56 (43.75%) HTML
9 53 (41.41%) CSS
10 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
11 45 (35.16%) Degree
12 43 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (33.59%) Oracle
13 40 (31.25%) ITIL
13 40 (31.25%) jQuery
14 39 (30.47%) MVC
15 38 (29.69%) Automated Testing
16 37 (28.91%) SharePoint
16 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
17 35 (27.34%) SOA
17 35 (27.34%) Git (software)
18 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
19 33 (25.78%) MS Excel
19 33 (25.78%) Xamarin
19 33 (25.78%) Office 365
19 33 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (25.78%) HTML5
20 32 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 32 (25.00%) CSS3
20 32 (25.00%) User Experience

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 37 (28.91%) SharePoint
2 32 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (21.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (25.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.78%) Office 365
2 31 (24.22%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) BGP
1 15 (11.72%) Firewall
2 14 (10.94%) MPLS
3 11 (8.59%) VPN
4 10 (7.81%) LAN
5 9 (7.03%) OSPF
5 9 (7.03%) Wireless
6 8 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 7 (5.47%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (5.47%) EIGRP
7 7 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (5.47%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.69%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.69%) WAN
9 5 (3.91%) FWSM
9 5 (3.91%) Multicast
9 5 (3.91%) WLAN
10 4 (3.13%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.91%) OLTP
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.56%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 62 (48.44%) Subversion
2 35 (27.34%) Git (software)
3 32 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (23.44%) Visual Studio
5 29 (22.66%) Jasmine
5 29 (22.66%) MSTest
5 29 (22.66%) NUnit
5 29 (22.66%) Selenium
6 23 (17.97%) TeamCity
7 11 (8.59%) TestComplete
8 9 (7.03%) Bugzilla
8 9 (7.03%) SpecFlow
9 8 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (5.47%) CruiseControl
10 7 (5.47%) Hudson
11 5 (3.91%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.56%) NetBeans
General
1 29 (22.66%) Advertising
2 19 (14.84%) Finance
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.91%) Electronics
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (55.47%) Developer
2 22 (17.19%) C# Developer
3 20 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.50%) Analyst
5 15 (11.72%) Applications Developer
5 15 (11.72%) Network Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.59%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Test Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) T-SQL Developer
10 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
10 8 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 7 (5.47%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (55.47%) .NET
2 60 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 56 (43.75%) HTML
4 53 (41.41%) CSS
5 40 (31.25%) jQuery
6 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
7 33 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (25.78%) HTML5
8 32 (25.00%) CSS3
9 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (23.44%) KnockoutJS
9 30 (23.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (21.88%) Middleware
11 22 (17.19%) PhoneGap
12 14 (10.94%) Web Services
13 10 (7.81%) XML
14 8 (6.25%) Ajax
15 7 (5.47%) WCF
15 7 (5.47%) WPF
16 6 (4.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 32 (25.00%) User Experience
2 31 (24.22%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.03%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.69%) Replication
6 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.56%) iSeries
7 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 23 (17.97%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (31.25%) ITIL
4 39 (30.47%) MVC
5 38 (29.69%) Automated Testing
6 35 (27.34%) SOA
7 32 (25.00%) OOD
7 32 (25.00%) SOLID
8 31 (24.22%) OO
9 30 (23.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 30 (23.44%) DevOps
10 29 (22.66%) Mobile Application Development
10 29 (22.66%) Refactoring
10 29 (22.66%) Translating Business Requirements
10 29 (22.66%) Web Development
11 24 (18.75%) Mobile Development
11 24 (18.75%) Open Source
12 19 (14.84%) SDLC
13 18 (14.06%) Issue Tracking
14 14 (10.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (67.19%) SQL
2 82 (64.06%) C#
3 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.84%) VB
5 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.81%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.47%) C++
9 4 (3.13%) Java
10 2 (1.56%) F#
10 2 (1.56%) Groovy
10 2 (1.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (35.16%) Degree
2 11 (8.59%) ISEB
2 11 (8.59%) ISTQB
2 11 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.69%) CCNP
3 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) CCSP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) Puppet
2 5 (3.91%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.59%) Oracle
3 33 (25.78%) Xamarin
4 30 (23.44%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (23.44%) Sitecore
5 19 (14.84%) Cisco
6 12 (9.38%) Juniper
7 10 (7.81%) F5
7 10 (7.81%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.69%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (4.69%) EqualLogic
8 6 (4.69%) VMware
9 5 (3.91%) CommVault
9 5 (3.91%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.91%) SAP
10 4 (3.13%) TOWER Software
11 3 (2.34%) Brocade
11 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.34%) Logi Analytics
12 2 (1.56%) MKS
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