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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 818 754 834
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +80
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 98 216 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 1.16% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 166 136
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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
17654 18599 19286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 16.79% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15316 15610 16354
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -67 93 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +41 45 £50,000 -2.91% 3
South East -10 18 £59,250 +39.41% 1
East of England +24 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +53 8 £56,000 +8.73%
Berkshire +12 8 £61,250 +36.11%
Brentwood +7 6 - -
Essex +7 6 - -
South West -5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Surrey +28 5 £60,000 +41.17%
Nottinghamshire +9 5 - -
East Midlands +9 5 - -
Gloucestershire -4 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -6 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Cheltenham -10 5 £40,000 -
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
Reading +8 4 - -
Hampshire -26 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +24 3 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham +11 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 - 1
North West +4 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -12 2 £40,000 -
Wokingham -18 2 £58,750 +30.55%
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
Lancashire +9 1 £35,000 -2.77%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 138 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 121 (50.42%) SQL
3 112 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 88 (36.67%) .NET
6 76 (31.67%) XML
7 75 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 71 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (28.33%) C#
10 67 (27.92%) HTML
11 56 (23.33%) Finance
12 54 (22.50%) Windows
13 53 (22.08%) T-SQL
14 51 (21.25%) CSS
14 51 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 48 (20.00%) Subversion
15 48 (20.00%) Web Services
16 47 (19.58%) MS Excel
16 47 (19.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (18.33%) VB
18 43 (17.92%) Visual Studio
18 43 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 41 (17.08%) Oracle
21 40 (16.67%) Firewall
22 39 (16.25%) Cisco
23 38 (15.83%) DNS
23 38 (15.83%) MVC
24 37 (15.42%) SQL Server 2000
25 36 (15.00%) CCNP

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 15 (6.25%) JBoss
2 13 (5.42%) IIS
3 12 (5.00%) Apache
3 12 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 8 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.08%) CMS
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (19.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.67%) MS Project
5 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.25%) Siebel Analytics
2 5 (2.08%) AWD
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.67%) Firewall
2 38 (15.83%) DNS
3 34 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (13.33%) VPN
5 30 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (11.67%) DHCP
7 24 (10.00%) VLAN
8 23 (9.58%) TCP/IP
9 22 (9.17%) OSPF
10 17 (7.08%) BGP
11 16 (6.67%) Wireless
12 14 (5.83%) LAN
13 13 (5.42%) WAN
14 12 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
14 12 (5.00%) EIGRP
15 10 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (4.17%) HSRP
16 9 (3.75%) TACACS
16 9 (3.75%) VoIP
17 8 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 47 (19.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (15.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 34 (14.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (6.25%) Siebel EIM
10 11 (4.58%) OLTP
11 10 (4.17%) MS Access
11 10 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.33%) MySQL
13 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 112 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (20.00%) Subversion
3 43 (17.92%) Visual Studio
4 30 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 24 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 18 (7.50%) JIRA
7 11 (4.58%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (4.58%) Selenium
8 9 (3.75%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
9 8 (3.33%) JUnit
9 8 (3.33%) Maven
9 8 (3.33%) NetBeans
9 8 (3.33%) StarTeam
10 7 (2.92%) FinalBuilder
11 6 (2.50%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.50%) NUnit
11 6 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.58%) Back Office
3 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.67%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (57.50%) Developer
2 51 (21.25%) SQL Developer
3 39 (16.25%) .NET Developer
4 33 (13.75%) Network Engineer
5 30 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
5 30 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
6 28 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 26 (10.83%) C# Developer
8 22 (9.17%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.92%) Network Operations Engineer
9 19 (7.92%) Operations Engineer
10 18 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (6.67%) Analyst
12 15 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (5.00%) Siebel Developer
15 11 (4.58%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (4.58%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.67%) .NET
2 76 (31.67%) XML
3 67 (27.92%) HTML
4 51 (21.25%) CSS
5 48 (20.00%) Web Services
6 34 (14.17%) ASP.NET
7 33 (13.75%) jQuery
8 32 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 31 (12.92%) SOAP
10 25 (10.42%) WCF
11 20 (8.33%) HTML5
12 19 (7.92%) Entity Framework
13 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (6.25%) Ajax
15 15 (6.25%) WinForms
16 14 (5.83%) 802.1X
17 11 (4.58%) XSL
18 10 (4.17%) JSON
18 10 (4.17%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.42%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.17%) Clustering
5 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.08%) CMDB
8 5 (2.08%) PKI
9 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.25%) iSeries
10 3 (1.25%) Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.50%) Windows
2 27 (11.25%) Linux
3 13 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.92%) Unix
5 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.83%) MVC
3 33 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 30 (12.50%) ETL
4 30 (12.50%) Scrum
4 30 (12.50%) SDLC
5 22 (9.17%) Web Development
6 20 (8.33%) System Testing
7 19 (7.92%) Change Management
7 19 (7.92%) Workflow
8 18 (7.50%) ITIL
9 17 (7.08%) Analytics
9 17 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 16 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 15 (6.25%) EAI
11 15 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.42%) SQL
2 90 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 68 (28.33%) C#
4 53 (22.08%) T-SQL
5 44 (18.33%) VB
6 33 (13.75%) VB.NET
7 22 (9.17%) Java
7 22 (9.17%) VBScript
8 21 (8.75%) C++
9 19 (7.92%) VB6
10 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.00%) VC++
11 9 (3.75%) C
12 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.50%) Ruby
14 1 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 36 (15.00%) CCNP
1 36 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (8.75%) Degree
3 19 (7.92%) CCNA
4 15 (6.25%) ISEB
4 15 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 13 (5.42%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.00%) CCIE
6 12 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.08%) CCDA
9 5 (2.08%) CCDP
10 4 (1.67%) CCSA
10 4 (1.67%) CCSP
10 4 (1.67%) CCVP
10 4 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (1.67%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.17%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) GAMP
2 5 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.67%) Nagios
4 3 (1.25%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) Simpana
5 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.42%) Nessus
6 1 (0.42%) QRadar
6 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 75 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.08%) Oracle
3 39 (16.25%) Cisco
4 21 (8.75%) MKS
5 18 (7.50%) F5
6 15 (6.25%) Siebel
7 12 (5.00%) Juniper
8 10 (4.17%) VMware
9 9 (3.75%) NetScout
9 9 (3.75%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.75%) TOWER Software
10 8 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.50%) CommVault
11 6 (2.50%) HP
11 6 (2.50%) Palo Alto
11 6 (2.50%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.08%) Brocade
12 5 (2.08%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.08%) Tandberg
13 4 (1.67%) DevExpress
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