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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 682 728 626
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -102
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 204 199 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 1.03% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 148 176 240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
17813 19350 16036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 16.21% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 16324 13650
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 3 June 2015 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 3 June 2015. 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 +51 203 £45,000 - 27
London +39 59 £51,500 -6.36% 13
South East +8 51 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +23 29 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire +32 23 £45,000 +100.00% 4
West Yorkshire +23 23 £45,000 +100.00% 3
East of England -2 21 £45,000 +2.27% 1
City of London +20 19 £51,500 -6.36% 3
South West +5 17 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Halifax - 13 £45,000 - 2
North West +17 12 £51,250 +127.77% 3
Essex +12 10 - -
Brentwood -1 10 - -
Andover - 10 £48,000 -
Cheshire +8 9 £40,000 +77.77% 1
West Midlands -4 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottingham +8 8 £42,500 +41.66%
East Midlands -3 8 £42,500 +32.81%
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £42,500 +41.66%
Gloucestershire -6 8 £34,250 +14.16%
Leeds +15 7 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Cheltenham +11 7 £34,250 +14.16%
Berkshire -11 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey +13 6 £42,500 -2.85%
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Milton Keynes -19 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol -3 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Birmingham - 5 £47,500 -
Crewe - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 265 (62.35%) .NET
2 242 (56.94%) SQL Server
3 229 (53.88%) C#
4 215 (50.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 214 (50.35%) SQL
6 198 (46.59%) XML
7 194 (45.65%) JavaScript
8 183 (43.06%) HTML
9 165 (38.82%) Microsoft
10 161 (37.88%) ASP.NET
11 140 (32.94%) jQuery
12 136 (32.00%) Subversion
13 132 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
14 123 (28.94%) CSS
15 120 (28.24%) Oracle
16 114 (26.82%) MVC
17 109 (25.65%) Windows
18 102 (24.00%) Visual Studio
19 83 (19.53%) SDLC
20 82 (19.29%) Java
21 80 (18.82%) Web Services
22 77 (18.12%) MS Excel
23 76 (17.88%) T-SQL
23 76 (17.88%) Finance
24 75 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
25 73 (17.18%) WCF
26 69 (16.24%) Software Engineering
27 67 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
28 66 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
29 64 (15.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 50 (11.76%) IIS
2 40 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 34 (8.00%) Apache
4 28 (6.59%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.88%) JBoss
6 18 (4.24%) WebLogic
7 16 (3.76%) Drupal
8 15 (3.53%) CMS
9 14 (3.29%) WebSphere
10 13 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (2.59%) GlassFish
12 9 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.88%) Facebook Platform
13 8 (1.88%) DNN
14 4 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.94%) nginx
15 3 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 77 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 54 (12.71%) MS Office
3 30 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.41%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.94%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.71%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.47%) MS Project
7 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.59%) AWD
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 42 (9.88%) Firewall
3 40 (9.41%) BGP
4 39 (9.18%) WAN
4 39 (9.18%) Cisco IOS
5 37 (8.71%) VPN
5 37 (8.71%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (8.24%) LAN
7 33 (7.76%) EIGRP
8 28 (6.59%) Wireshark
9 25 (5.88%) FWSM
10 19 (4.47%) OSPF
11 14 (3.29%) DNS
12 11 (2.59%) TCP/IP
12 11 (2.59%) Wireless
13 9 (2.12%) MPLS
14 8 (1.88%) Multicast
14 8 (1.88%) SAN
14 8 (1.88%) VoIP
14 8 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (56.94%) SQL Server
2 67 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 66 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (15.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (9.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 28 (6.59%) Oracle Database
8 23 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.47%) MySQL
9 19 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.35%) DTS
13 9 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (2.12%) DB2
14 8 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.88%) OLTP
14 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 215 (50.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 136 (32.00%) Subversion
3 102 (24.00%) Visual Studio
4 55 (12.94%) Git (software)
5 26 (6.12%) CruiseControl
6 17 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (3.76%) Hudson
8 15 (3.53%) Maven
8 15 (3.53%) JIRA
9 14 (3.29%) JUnit
10 13 (3.06%) Bugzilla
11 11 (2.59%) StarTeam
11 11 (2.59%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.59%) NetBeans
12 10 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.12%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.12%) Selenium
13 9 (2.12%) ClearQuest
13 9 (2.12%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (17.88%) Finance
2 43 (10.12%) Publishing
3 14 (3.29%) Marketing
4 10 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.88%) Retail
6 6 (1.41%) Automotive
6 6 (1.41%) Back Office
7 4 (0.94%) Electronics
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.94%) Front Office
7 4 (0.94%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (53.41%) Developer
2 88 (20.71%) .NET Developer
3 68 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 61 (14.35%) C# Developer
5 58 (13.65%) Analyst
6 45 (10.59%) Software Developer
7 38 (8.94%) Network Engineer
8 37 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (7.53%) Senior Software Developer
10 31 (7.29%) Software Engineer
11 29 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (5.41%) Architect
14 21 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
15 20 (4.71%) Support Analyst
16 19 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (4.47%) Web Developer
17 16 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
18 15 (3.53%) Analyst Programmer
18 15 (3.53%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (62.35%) .NET
2 198 (46.59%) XML
3 183 (43.06%) HTML
4 161 (37.88%) ASP.NET
5 140 (32.94%) jQuery
6 123 (28.94%) CSS
7 80 (18.82%) Web Services
8 75 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (17.18%) WCF
10 58 (13.65%) HTML5
11 56 (13.18%) XSLT
12 55 (12.94%) Ajax
13 50 (11.76%) .NET Framework
14 49 (11.53%) Silverlight
15 46 (10.82%) RESTful
16 45 (10.59%) SOAP
17 42 (9.88%) CSS3
18 33 (7.76%) REST
19 30 (7.06%) Entity Framework
19 30 (7.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.53%) Client/Server
3 31 (7.29%) Kindle
4 20 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.59%) Clustering
7 9 (2.12%) Social Media
8 8 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.41%) W3C
10 6 (1.41%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.41%) CMDB
11 5 (1.18%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.18%) Celerra
11 5 (1.18%) Equities
11 5 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.18%) Derivative
11 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (25.65%) Windows
2 45 (10.59%) Linux
3 32 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.82%) UNIX
6 9 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.65%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.94%) Fedora
8 4 (0.94%) SUSE
8 4 (0.94%) Debian
8 4 (0.94%) Solaris
8 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.94%) CentOS
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (26.82%) MVC
3 83 (19.53%) SDLC
4 69 (16.24%) Software Engineering
5 61 (14.35%) Project Management
6 57 (13.41%) Scrum
7 47 (11.06%) TDD
8 46 (10.82%) ITIL
9 41 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (8.71%) UML
11 36 (8.47%) Configuration Management
12 33 (7.76%) Incident Management
13 31 (7.29%) Service Management
14 30 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
15 27 (6.35%) Capacity Management
15 27 (6.35%) Security Patching
15 27 (6.35%) Change Management
16 26 (6.12%) OO
17 25 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 229 (53.88%) C#
2 214 (50.35%) SQL
3 194 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 82 (19.29%) Java
5 76 (17.88%) T-SQL
6 62 (14.59%) VB.NET
7 56 (13.18%) VB
8 48 (11.29%) C++
9 28 (6.59%) PL/SQL
10 27 (6.35%) PHP
11 21 (4.94%) VB6
12 17 (4.00%) C
13 16 (3.76%) XQuery
14 13 (3.06%) VBA
15 11 (2.59%) Groovy
16 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.88%) XPath
18 7 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
19 5 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (13.65%) Degree
2 44 (10.35%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 37 (8.71%) CCNP
5 34 (8.00%) CCNA
6 30 (7.06%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.59%) OCPJP
9 11 (2.59%) OCMJD
10 10 (2.35%) MCAD
11 8 (1.88%) HND
12 5 (1.18%) CCDP
12 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.94%) Siebel Certification
14 3 (0.71%) CCSP
14 3 (0.71%) CCSA
15 2 (0.47%) CIMA
15 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (12.47%) QA
2 33 (7.76%) ISO 9001
3 32 (7.53%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.71%) HL7
6 2 (0.47%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.47%) GAMP
6 2 (0.47%) WAI
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.71%) Firmware
4 3 (0.71%) UAG
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.35%) Opsview
1 27 (6.35%) Cisco LMS
2 25 (5.88%) Nagios
2 25 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.18%) Legato
3 5 (1.18%) ARCserve
3 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.94%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.94%) SCCM
4 4 (0.94%) SCOM
5 3 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.71%) MOM
5 3 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 165 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 120 (28.24%) Oracle
3 47 (11.06%) Cisco
4 33 (7.76%) VMware
5 17 (4.00%) Sitecore
6 16 (3.76%) CheckPoint
7 15 (3.53%) MKS
8 11 (2.59%) Sun
9 10 (2.35%) Twitter
9 10 (2.35%) Facebook
10 9 (2.12%) Riverbed
10 9 (2.12%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.12%) F5
11 8 (1.88%) Telerik
11 8 (1.88%) Google
12 7 (1.65%) IBM
12 7 (1.65%) HP
13 6 (1.41%) Tableau
13 6 (1.41%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.18%) SolarWinds
London
Operations Resources
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 58k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Emerson Chase
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 7 days ago
United Kingdom
CDK Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago