The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 761 564 520
Rank change year-on-year
-197 -44
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 146 323 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 1.98% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 116 274 334
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19019 16311 16915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.27% 15.00% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15997 13882 14647
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -200 144 £45,000 +7.14% 15
London -83 46 £59,500 +25.26% 2
South East -63 33 £42,250 +5.62% 2
East of England -16 24 £43,000 -1.14% 1
City of London -18 18 £59,000 +7.27% 2
Yorkshire -39 17 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Berkshire +9 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -6 12 £37,000 +25.42% 4
Hertfordshire -4 11 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire -34 11 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Hampshire -19 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Leeds -32 9 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 £37,000 -22.91% 3
Bedfordshire -1 7 £40,000 -
Luton - 7 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £37,000 - 3
East Midlands +3 6 £30,000 -4.76% 1
South Yorkshire -10 6 £32,500 -24.41% 2
Surrey -41 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Sheffield - 6 £32,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +12 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Slough +6 5 £40,000 -30.43%
Watford - 5 £57,500 -
Nottingham +3 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Bristol +2 4 £29,288 -16.32% 1
Welwyn Garden City +10 3 £46,250 +8.82%
Southampton +1 3 £42,500 -
Cambridge -2 3 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £45,000 -29.41% 1
Reading -6 3 £50,000 +14.28%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 267 (71.97%) .NET
2 245 (66.04%) SQL Server
3 208 (56.06%) C#
4 204 (54.99%) Microsoft
5 175 (47.17%) XML
6 163 (43.94%) HTML
7 161 (43.40%) ASP.NET
8 152 (40.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 149 (40.16%) JavaScript
10 148 (39.89%) Windows
11 136 (36.66%) SQL
12 133 (35.85%) Subversion
13 112 (30.19%) CSS
14 111 (29.92%) Visual Studio
15 99 (26.68%) MVC
16 96 (25.88%) Degree
17 92 (24.80%) jQuery
18 82 (22.10%) Software Engineering
19 75 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
20 74 (19.95%) Java
21 73 (19.68%) Web Services
22 72 (19.41%) Finance
23 71 (19.14%) MS Excel
24 69 (18.60%) VB.NET
25 67 (18.06%) IIS
25 67 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 66 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
27 64 (17.25%) Oracle
27 64 (17.25%) C++
28 63 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (18.06%) IIS
2 29 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.82%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (4.85%) CMS
3 18 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.70%) Drupal
4 10 (2.70%) Apache
5 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.35%) Site Server
7 4 (1.08%) SAS
8 3 (0.81%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.54%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 71 (19.14%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.55%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.62%) assyst
3 5 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.08%) PORTIA
4 4 (1.08%) Advent Geneva
5 3 (0.81%) AWD
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) SaaS
2 6 (1.62%) GitHub
3 5 (1.35%) IaaS
3 5 (1.35%) PaaS
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.47%) Internet
2 24 (6.47%) Firewall
3 14 (3.77%) SSL
3 14 (3.77%) LAN
3 14 (3.77%) WAN
3 14 (3.77%) FTP
4 13 (3.50%) Intranet
5 12 (3.23%) SAN
6 11 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (2.70%) MPLS
8 9 (2.43%) OSPF
8 9 (2.43%) BGP
8 9 (2.43%) Network Security
9 8 (2.16%) EIGRP
9 8 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.16%) Ethernet
9 8 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.89%) VPN
11 6 (1.62%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (66.04%) SQL Server
2 75 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 57 (15.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (10.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (5.66%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.96%) MySQL
10 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.89%) MS Access
14 6 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 152 (40.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 133 (35.85%) Subversion
3 111 (29.92%) Visual Studio
4 31 (8.36%) NUnit
5 29 (7.82%) Jenkins
6 26 (7.01%) JIRA
7 24 (6.47%) Git (software)
8 19 (5.12%) MSI
9 18 (4.85%) WiX
10 15 (4.04%) CruiseControl
11 14 (3.77%) MSBuild
12 11 (2.96%) ClearCase
13 9 (2.43%) PVCS
13 9 (2.43%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (2.43%) TestComplete
13 9 (2.43%) SilkTest
13 9 (2.43%) Hudson
14 8 (2.16%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.89%) Ant
15 7 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 72 (19.41%) Finance
2 22 (5.93%) Retail
3 21 (5.66%) Banking
4 11 (2.96%) Back Office
5 8 (2.16%) Front Office
6 6 (1.62%) Publishing
6 6 (1.62%) Marketing
6 6 (1.62%) Electronics
6 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.35%) Law
7 5 (1.35%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 179 (48.25%) Developer
2 83 (22.37%) .NET Developer
3 57 (15.36%) Software Developer
4 48 (12.94%) C# Developer
5 42 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 38 (10.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (9.70%) Analyst
8 35 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (6.47%) Applications Developer
10 23 (6.20%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (5.39%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) SQL Developer
14 15 (4.04%) VB.NET Developer
14 15 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 15 (4.04%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.77%) .NET Applications Developer
15 14 (3.77%) Build Manager
16 13 (3.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (71.97%) .NET
2 175 (47.17%) XML
3 163 (43.94%) HTML
4 161 (43.40%) ASP.NET
5 112 (30.19%) CSS
6 92 (24.80%) jQuery
7 73 (19.68%) Web Services
8 66 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (16.71%) .NET Framework
10 51 (13.75%) WCF
11 49 (13.21%) HTML5
12 45 (12.13%) Ajax
13 42 (11.32%) XSLT
14 40 (10.78%) WPF
15 37 (9.97%) WinForms
16 32 (8.63%) ADO.NET
16 32 (8.63%) Silverlight
17 31 (8.36%) CSS3
18 23 (6.20%) XSD
19 21 (5.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.40%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.39%) Mathematics
4 19 (5.12%) Replication
5 15 (4.04%) Celerra
6 14 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.96%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.70%) EMV
9 8 (2.16%) EFT
10 7 (1.89%) Clustering
10 7 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.62%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.35%) EPoS
12 5 (1.35%) iPhone
12 5 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.08%) RIA
14 3 (0.81%) Open Source
14 3 (0.81%) GIS
15 2 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 148 (39.89%) Windows
2 47 (12.67%) Linux
3 15 (4.04%) UNIX
4 14 (3.77%) Android
4 14 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.35%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.35%) HPUX
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (26.68%) MVC
2 82 (22.10%) Software Engineering
3 52 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.86%) OO
5 40 (10.78%) SOA
6 37 (9.97%) Content Management
7 35 (9.43%) Scrum
8 34 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (8.36%) Unit Testing
10 30 (8.09%) OOD
11 29 (7.82%) Workflow
12 28 (7.55%) Release Management
13 26 (7.01%) Web Development
13 26 (7.01%) Project Management
13 26 (7.01%) UML
14 23 (6.20%) Change Control
15 19 (5.12%) Multithreading
16 18 (4.85%) Time Management
17 16 (4.31%) Configuration Management
18 15 (4.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 208 (56.06%) C#
2 149 (40.16%) JavaScript
3 136 (36.66%) SQL
4 74 (19.95%) Java
5 69 (18.60%) VB.NET
6 64 (17.25%) C++
7 47 (12.67%) VB
8 45 (12.13%) T-SQL
9 36 (9.70%) C
10 26 (7.01%) VB6
11 16 (4.31%) XQuery
11 16 (4.31%) XPath
12 14 (3.77%) PHP
13 13 (3.50%) VBA
14 11 (2.96%) Embedded C
15 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.16%) VBScript
17 7 (1.89%) Embedded C++
18 5 (1.35%) Python
19 3 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (25.88%) Degree
2 23 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.43%) MCP
3 9 (2.43%) ISEB
3 9 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.89%) CCNP
4 7 (1.89%) CFA
5 6 (1.62%) MCSE
6 4 (1.08%) CCIE
7 3 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) MCPD
9 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) PhD
9 1 (0.27%) MCAD
9 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.24%) QA
2 16 (4.31%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.16%) SLA
4 6 (1.62%) GAMP
5 3 (0.81%) HL7
5 3 (0.81%) DICOM
System Software
1 30 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.01%) Hyper-V
3 18 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.85%) Xen
4 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.85%) Legato
1 18 (4.85%) ARCserve
2 12 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 204 (54.99%) Microsoft
2 64 (17.25%) Oracle
3 31 (8.36%) VMware
4 21 (5.66%) Veritas
5 20 (5.39%) NetApp
6 19 (5.12%) EMC
7 18 (4.85%) Cisco
8 11 (2.96%) Adobe
9 10 (2.70%) EPiServer
10 9 (2.43%) JBoss
10 9 (2.43%) Citrix
10 9 (2.43%) HP
10 9 (2.43%) Infragistics
11 8 (2.16%) Serena
11 8 (2.16%) SunGard
11 8 (2.16%) Perforce
11 8 (2.16%) VeriFone
11 8 (2.16%) BI-SAM
12 6 (1.62%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.62%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago