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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 727 587 550
Rank change year-on-year
-140 -37
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 167 302 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 1.83% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 130 254 303
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,858 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
18437 16461 17185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 15.22% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15271 14027 14856
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -170 162 £40,000 - 21
South East -68 55 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Yorkshire -15 31 £32,500 -27.77% 4
London -80 28 £56,750 +13.50% 3
Berkshire +11 23 £45,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -15 23 £40,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire -13 18 £33,000 -26.66% 3
Hampshire -27 17 £45,000 +18.42% 1
South West 0 13 £36,000 +18.51% 4
South Yorkshire -3 13 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Sheffield - 13 £32,500 - 1
Leeds -19 10 £26,250 +31.25% 2
Slough +15 9 £40,000 -30.43%
Bedfordshire -1 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Luton - 9 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +7 8 £37,000 -22.91% 3
Cheltenham - 8 £37,000 - 3
City of London -9 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire -3 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Oxfordshire -9 6 £51,250 +50.73% 1
Wokingham - 6 £47,500 -
Farnborough -8 5 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands -12 5 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -20 5 £45,000 +9.09%
Oxford - 5 £52,500 - 1
Bristol - 5 £28,576 - 1
Southampton +8 4 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Cambridge -1 4 £45,000 +83.67%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £45,000 -30.76%
Norwich +5 3 £32,500 -45.83%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 281 (73.18%) .NET
2 254 (66.15%) SQL Server
3 227 (59.11%) C#
4 204 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 197 (51.30%) ASP.NET
6 187 (48.70%) XML
7 170 (44.27%) HTML
8 159 (41.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 153 (39.84%) JavaScript
10 140 (36.46%) SQL
11 133 (34.64%) Windows
12 125 (32.55%) MVC
13 124 (32.29%) Subversion
14 119 (30.99%) Visual Studio
15 110 (28.65%) CSS
16 100 (26.04%) jQuery
17 92 (23.96%) Software Engineering
18 90 (23.44%) Web Services
19 89 (23.18%) VB.NET
20 85 (22.14%) MS Excel
21 83 (21.61%) SQL Server 2008
22 82 (21.35%) Degree
22 82 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (19.53%) Oracle
24 72 (18.75%) Java
25 71 (18.49%) IIS
26 69 (17.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 68 (17.71%) Finance
28 67 (17.45%) .NET Framework
29 66 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (18.49%) IIS
2 32 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.29%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.43%) CMS
6 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.56%) Apache
8 6 (1.56%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.30%) SAS
9 5 (1.30%) Drupal
10 3 (0.78%) Site Server
11 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 85 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.56%) assyst
3 4 (1.04%) Advent Geneva
3 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.04%) PORTIA
4 3 (0.78%) AWD
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.60%) SaaS
2 5 (1.30%) PaaS
2 5 (1.30%) IaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.29%) Internet
2 25 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.21%) Firewall
4 19 (4.95%) Intranet
4 19 (4.95%) WAN
5 18 (4.69%) LAN
6 15 (3.91%) FTP
6 15 (3.91%) SSL
7 12 (3.13%) VPN
7 12 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 11 (2.86%) MPLS
8 11 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (2.34%) Network Security
9 9 (2.34%) OSPF
9 9 (2.34%) BGP
9 9 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.82%) HSRP
11 6 (1.56%) TACACS
11 6 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 83 (21.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (17.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (13.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (11.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 34 (8.85%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.08%) MySQL
14 7 (1.82%) MS Access
15 6 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.04%) DB2
17 3 (0.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 159 (41.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (32.29%) Subversion
3 119 (30.99%) Visual Studio
4 36 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 28 (7.29%) NUnit
5 28 (7.29%) Jenkins
6 26 (6.77%) JIRA
7 18 (4.69%) CruiseControl
7 18 (4.69%) MSI
8 17 (4.43%) WiX
9 14 (3.65%) MSBuild
10 11 (2.86%) Hudson
10 11 (2.86%) ClearCase
11 9 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (2.34%) SilkTest
11 9 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.34%) TestComplete
12 7 (1.82%) PVCS
12 7 (1.82%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 68 (17.71%) Finance
2 22 (5.73%) Retail
3 20 (5.21%) Banking
4 10 (2.60%) Marketing
5 9 (2.34%) Back Office
6 8 (2.08%) Legal
6 8 (2.08%) Front Office
7 6 (1.56%) Electronics
7 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.30%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 213 (55.47%) Developer
2 106 (27.60%) .NET Developer
3 68 (17.71%) Software Developer
4 58 (15.10%) C# Developer
5 50 (13.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (11.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (11.72%) Software Engineer
8 29 (7.55%) Analyst
9 28 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 26 (6.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (5.47%) Applications Developer
11 21 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (4.95%) VB.NET Developer
14 17 (4.43%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (4.17%) SQL Developer
16 15 (3.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 15 (3.91%) Graduate
16 15 (3.91%) Network Engineer
17 14 (3.65%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (73.18%) .NET
2 197 (51.30%) ASP.NET
3 187 (48.70%) XML
4 170 (44.27%) HTML
5 110 (28.65%) CSS
6 100 (26.04%) jQuery
7 90 (23.44%) Web Services
8 82 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (17.45%) .NET Framework
10 50 (13.02%) Ajax
11 47 (12.24%) HTML5
12 46 (11.98%) WCF
13 33 (8.59%) XSLT
14 32 (8.33%) ADO.NET
15 30 (7.81%) SOAP
15 30 (7.81%) WinForms
16 29 (7.55%) WPF
17 28 (7.29%) REST
18 26 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 25 (6.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 37 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.47%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.86%) Replication
5 11 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 11 (2.86%) Celerra
6 10 (2.60%) RIA
6 10 (2.60%) EMV
7 8 (2.08%) EFT
8 7 (1.82%) Clustering
8 7 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.30%) EPoS
9 5 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.30%) iPhone
10 4 (1.04%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.78%) GIS
11 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 133 (34.64%) Windows
2 40 (10.42%) Linux
3 17 (4.43%) Android
3 17 (4.43%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.65%) UNIX
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.82%) Windows CE
10 5 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.30%) HPUX
11 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (32.55%) MVC
2 92 (23.96%) Software Engineering
3 53 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (12.50%) OO
5 46 (11.98%) SOA
6 37 (9.64%) Workflow
7 36 (9.38%) Scrum
7 36 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 32 (8.33%) OOD
8 32 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.81%) Content Management
10 29 (7.55%) Web Development
11 25 (6.51%) Release Management
11 25 (6.51%) UML
12 23 (5.99%) Change Control
13 22 (5.73%) Project Management
14 20 (5.21%) Multithreading
15 17 (4.43%) OOP
16 16 (4.17%) Configuration Management
16 16 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 227 (59.11%) C#
2 153 (39.84%) JavaScript
3 140 (36.46%) SQL
4 89 (23.18%) VB.NET
5 72 (18.75%) Java
6 65 (16.93%) VB
7 58 (15.10%) C++
8 53 (13.80%) T-SQL
9 35 (9.11%) VB6
10 32 (8.33%) C
11 16 (4.17%) VBA
12 14 (3.65%) PL/SQL
13 13 (3.39%) VBScript
14 11 (2.86%) PHP
14 11 (2.86%) XPath
15 9 (2.34%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.82%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.82%) XQuery
17 6 (1.56%) Python
18 3 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (21.35%) Degree
2 22 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.60%) MCP
5 9 (2.34%) ISEB
5 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.82%) CCNP
6 7 (1.82%) CCNA
6 7 (1.82%) CFA
7 5 (1.30%) MCSE
8 4 (1.04%) CCIE
9 3 (0.78%) MCPD
9 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.52%) MCAD
10 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.33%) QA
2 12 (3.13%) GAMP
3 9 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) HL7
4 3 (0.78%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.86%) Xen
5 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) Legato
1 11 (2.86%) ARCserve
1 11 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) WMI
4 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 204 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 75 (19.53%) Oracle
3 23 (5.99%) Cisco
3 23 (5.99%) VMware
4 12 (3.13%) NetApp
5 11 (2.86%) Veritas
5 11 (2.86%) Infragistics
5 11 (2.86%) EMC
6 10 (2.60%) Telerik
6 10 (2.60%) DevExpress
7 9 (2.34%) EPiServer
7 9 (2.34%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.34%) Citrix
7 9 (2.34%) HP
8 8 (2.08%) SunGard
8 8 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.08%) Serena
8 8 (2.08%) VeriFone
8 8 (2.08%) BI-SAM
9 7 (1.82%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago