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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 771 728 777
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +49
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 163 223 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 1.29% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 127 193 143
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -

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
18154 17330 16597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.27% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14698 13610
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -75 143 £45,000 - 8
London +5 58 £51,500 +5.10% 2
South East -25 30 £50,000 +9.89% 4
City of London +54 17 £54,500 +11.22%
Yorkshire +6 17 £41,250 -8.33%
Leeds +14 14 £33,000 +53.48%
West Yorkshire +8 14 £33,000 -26.66%
Isle of Man - 14 - -
North West +25 13 £36,500 +21.66%
East of England -22 12 £60,000 +36.36% 2
Berkshire -2 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West -7 9 £32,500 -1.51%
Surrey +21 7 £27,500 -54.16%
Reading -1 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire -3 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Reigate - 7 £27,500 -
Cheshire +28 5 £40,000 +26.98%
West Sussex +1 5 £51,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Horsham +6 4 £51,500 -
Hampshire -30 4 £48,750 +7.14% 1
Merseyside - 4 £39,200 -
Manchester +21 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Welwyn Garden City +10 3 £60,000 -
Cheltenham +5 3 £32,500 +5.69%
Brentwood +1 3 - -
Essex -4 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -5 3 £32,500 +5.69%
Rochdale - 3 £25,000 -
West Malling - 3 £52,500 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 237 (65.65%) SQL Server
2 195 (54.02%) SQL
3 187 (51.80%) .NET
4 181 (50.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 152 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 152 (42.11%) C#
6 137 (37.95%) XML
7 122 (33.80%) Subversion
8 117 (32.41%) HTML
9 95 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 95 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (25.76%) Microsoft
11 90 (24.93%) Analytical Skills
12 89 (24.65%) CSS
13 85 (23.55%) Visual Studio
14 81 (22.44%) Windows
15 80 (22.16%) MVC
16 78 (21.61%) Web Services
17 76 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (19.94%) T-SQL
19 71 (19.67%) Finance
20 70 (19.39%) Java
20 70 (19.39%) SQL Server 2005
21 69 (19.11%) SQL Server 2012
22 68 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 67 (18.56%) VB
24 65 (18.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 65 (18.01%) SDLC
25 63 (17.45%) WCF
26 62 (17.17%) VB.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.16%) JBoss
4 13 (3.60%) IIS
5 10 (2.77%) Apache
6 9 (2.49%) CMS
6 9 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.94%) Confluence
7 7 (1.94%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.94%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.55%) CICS
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.43%) MS Office
3 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.37%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.83%) AWD
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.39%) IaaS
1 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.39%) SaaS
2 4 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.25%) Firewall
2 33 (9.14%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (8.59%) LAN
4 30 (8.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (7.76%) VPN
6 24 (6.65%) DNS
7 22 (6.09%) Internet
8 21 (5.82%) BGP
9 20 (5.54%) OSPF
9 20 (5.54%) WAN
10 17 (4.71%) DHCP
10 17 (4.71%) VLAN
11 15 (4.16%) EIGRP
11 15 (4.16%) Wireless
12 14 (3.88%) MPLS
13 13 (3.60%) BIG-IP
14 12 (3.32%) HSRP
14 12 (3.32%) Network Security
14 12 (3.32%) TCP/IP
15 9 (2.49%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (65.65%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (19.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 69 (19.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 65 (18.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (12.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 23 (6.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (6.37%) Siebel EIM
9 18 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database
12 11 (3.05%) OLTP
13 8 (2.22%) MySQL
13 8 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.94%) TKPROF
15 6 (1.66%) MS Access
15 6 (1.66%) Pentaho
16 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (50.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (33.80%) Subversion
3 85 (23.55%) Visual Studio
4 45 (12.47%) Mercurial
5 29 (8.03%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.99%) JIRA
7 16 (4.43%) CruiseControl
8 14 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.60%) Maven
10 12 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (2.77%) SpecFlow
11 10 (2.77%) Toad
12 9 (2.49%) Bugzilla
12 9 (2.49%) Hudson
13 8 (2.22%) MSTest
13 8 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.94%) NUnit
14 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.66%) StarTeam
General
1 71 (19.67%) Finance
2 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
3 7 (1.94%) Back Office
3 7 (1.94%) Publishing
3 7 (1.94%) Retail
3 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 228 (63.16%) Developer
2 81 (22.44%) .NET Developer
3 66 (18.28%) SQL Developer
4 43 (11.91%) Analyst
5 42 (11.63%) T-SQL Developer
6 36 (9.97%) C# Developer
7 35 (9.70%) Senior Developer
8 34 (9.42%) Software Developer
9 27 (7.48%) Software Engineer
10 24 (6.65%) Network Engineer
11 23 (6.37%) Siebel Developer
12 17 (4.71%) C# Software Engineer
12 17 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (4.71%) Support Analyst
13 15 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Environment Analyst
14 14 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (3.60%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (51.80%) .NET
2 137 (37.95%) XML
3 117 (32.41%) HTML
4 95 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 89 (24.65%) CSS
6 78 (21.61%) Web Services
7 63 (17.45%) WCF
8 50 (13.85%) jQuery
9 40 (11.08%) .NET Framework
10 36 (9.97%) Entity Framework
11 26 (7.20%) HTML5
12 24 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 24 (6.65%) SOAP
12 24 (6.65%) WinForms
13 23 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (5.82%) Ajax
15 20 (5.54%) JSON
16 18 (4.99%) WPF
17 15 (4.16%) 802.1X
17 15 (4.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.82%) Mathematics
3 18 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.94%) Kindle
5 7 (1.94%) PKI
6 5 (1.39%) Clustering
6 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) PMI
7 4 (1.11%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.11%) Replication
7 4 (1.11%) W3C
8 3 (0.83%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 81 (22.44%) Windows
2 32 (8.86%) Linux
3 30 (8.31%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.32%) Unix
7 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.11%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.16%) MVC
3 65 (18.01%) SDLC
4 53 (14.68%) Configuration Management
4 53 (14.68%) ETL
5 45 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (11.36%) Scrum
7 34 (9.42%) Software Engineering
7 34 (9.42%) UML
8 32 (8.86%) ITIL
9 31 (8.59%) Change Management
10 27 (7.48%) Analytics
10 27 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.20%) Release Management
12 25 (6.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (6.93%) TDD
13 23 (6.37%) OO
13 23 (6.37%) Project Management
13 23 (6.37%) TOGAF
14 22 (6.09%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 195 (54.02%) SQL
2 152 (42.11%) C#
2 152 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 72 (19.94%) T-SQL
4 70 (19.39%) Java
5 67 (18.56%) VB
6 62 (17.17%) VB.NET
7 36 (9.97%) VBScript
8 31 (8.59%) C++
9 27 (7.48%) PL/SQL
10 21 (5.82%) VB6
11 20 (5.54%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.66%) C
14 5 (1.39%) Perl
15 4 (1.11%) PHP
15 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.11%) XPath
16 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (9.97%) Degree
2 35 (9.70%) CCNP
3 20 (5.54%) CCIE
4 19 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.32%) CCNA
5 12 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.49%) ISEB
6 9 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.94%) CCSP
8 7 (1.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.55%) HND
11 2 (0.55%) MCAD
12 1 (0.28%) CCDA
12 1 (0.28%) CCSA
12 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.40%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.11%) SCCM
3 4 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.83%) QRadar
4 3 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (0.83%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.55%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) OpenView
5 2 (0.55%) Opsview
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.30%) Cisco
3 46 (12.74%) Oracle
4 24 (6.65%) Siebel
5 22 (6.09%) F5
6 16 (4.43%) Palo Alto
7 13 (3.60%) MKS
7 13 (3.60%) SolarWinds
7 13 (3.60%) VMware
8 9 (2.49%) NetScout
8 9 (2.49%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.22%) IBM
10 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.94%) CommVault
10 7 (1.94%) Juniper
10 7 (1.94%) Symantec
10 7 (1.94%) Tandberg
11 6 (1.66%) Aruba
11 6 (1.66%) Brocade
11 6 (1.66%) HP
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago