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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 721 601 497
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -104
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 217 300 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.78% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 204 268 385
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £27,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19702 16814 18435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 14.87% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 14305 16261
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -112 213 £45,000 +12.50% 22
South East +26 92 £43,750 +6.70% 8
London -64 71 £47,500 +3.26% 8
City of London +14 37 £47,500 -23.38% 5
Berkshire +25 34 £50,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +2 31 £41,250 +17.85%
Reading +18 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -5 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey -8 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +23 13 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £34,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -4 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Northamptonshire - 10 £45,000 -
Northampton - 10 £45,000 -
Bedford - 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -17 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Essex -27 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Southampton +9 8 £35,000 -10.82%
Yorkshire -54 8 £34,000 +7.93%
Southend-on-Sea -5 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Leeds -13 7 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -26 7 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Yorkshire -28 7 £32,500 +44.44%
Coventry - 7 £45,000 - 2
Norfolk +6 6 £38,500 +35.08%
Woking -11 6 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Chertsey - 6 £25,000 -
Norwich - 6 £38,500 -
Reigate - 5 £35,000 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 270 (65.53%) .NET
2 250 (60.68%) SQL Server
3 222 (53.88%) Windows
4 200 (48.54%) Microsoft
5 197 (47.82%) C#
6 179 (43.45%) SQL
7 154 (37.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 148 (35.92%) XML
9 146 (35.44%) Subversion
10 144 (34.95%) JavaScript
11 140 (33.98%) HTML
12 137 (33.25%) ASP.NET
13 130 (31.55%) CSS
14 121 (29.37%) Degree
15 117 (28.40%) Visual Studio
16 100 (24.27%) Oracle
17 91 (22.09%) Linux
18 89 (21.60%) jQuery
19 81 (19.66%) Software Engineering
19 81 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
20 78 (18.93%) MVC
21 77 (18.69%) MS Excel
21 77 (18.69%) .NET Framework
22 75 (18.20%) Java
22 75 (18.20%) VB.NET
23 73 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 73 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
24 71 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 69 (16.75%) C++
25 69 (16.75%) WCF

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 53 (12.86%) IIS
3 19 (4.61%) Apache
4 18 (4.37%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.16%) Drupal
6 8 (1.94%) CMS
6 8 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.94%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.46%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 77 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.85%) MS Office
3 15 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 26 (6.31%) Oracle BRM
2 8 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.46%) assyst
4 4 (0.97%) Magento
5 3 (0.73%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.49%) AWD
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.64%) GitHub
2 3 (0.73%) PaaS
2 3 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.29%) Firewall
2 42 (10.19%) SAN
3 27 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 26 (6.31%) iSCSI
5 19 (4.61%) NAS
6 16 (3.88%) DHCP
7 12 (2.91%) DNS
8 10 (2.43%) Internet
8 10 (2.43%) SSL
9 9 (2.18%) FTP
10 8 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.70%) LAN
11 7 (1.70%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.46%) WAN
13 5 (1.21%) Intranet
14 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.97%) AMQP
15 3 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (0.73%) VPN
15 3 (0.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (60.68%) SQL Server
2 81 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 71 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (10.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 40 (9.71%) MySQL
7 20 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (4.13%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.18%) MS Access
13 9 (2.18%) OLAP
13 9 (2.18%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (1.94%) SQL CLR
14 8 (1.94%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 154 (37.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 146 (35.44%) Subversion
3 117 (28.40%) Visual Studio
4 34 (8.25%) NUnit
5 32 (7.77%) JIRA
6 26 (6.31%) Jenkins
7 21 (5.10%) Git (software)
8 19 (4.61%) Ant
9 16 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.40%) Hudson
11 12 (2.91%) FishEye
11 12 (2.91%) Xcode
12 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (2.18%) Apache Ivy
12 9 (2.18%) Maven
13 8 (1.94%) PVCS
14 7 (1.70%) ClearCase
15 6 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.46%) Gradle
15 6 (1.46%) MSTest
General
1 61 (14.81%) Finance
2 22 (5.34%) Retail
3 18 (4.37%) Banking
4 15 (3.64%) Electronics
5 8 (1.94%) Publishing
6 7 (1.70%) Back Office
7 6 (1.46%) Marketing
7 6 (1.46%) Advertising
8 4 (0.97%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.97%) Front Office
9 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 197 (47.82%) Developer
2 75 (18.20%) .NET Developer
3 70 (16.99%) Software Developer
4 49 (11.89%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.44%) Software Engineer
6 36 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.77%) Analyst
8 28 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (6.55%) Consultant
10 24 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
10 24 (5.83%) Applications Developer
11 19 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (4.37%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.13%) Customer Engineer
14 16 (3.88%) SQL Developer
15 14 (3.40%) .NET Applications Developer
15 14 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (3.40%) VB.NET Developer
16 13 (3.16%) Support Analyst
16 13 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (65.53%) .NET
2 148 (35.92%) XML
3 140 (33.98%) HTML
4 137 (33.25%) ASP.NET
5 130 (31.55%) CSS
6 89 (21.60%) jQuery
7 77 (18.69%) .NET Framework
8 69 (16.75%) WCF
9 59 (14.32%) Web Services
10 57 (13.83%) WPF
11 54 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (11.89%) HTML5
13 47 (11.41%) XSLT
14 46 (11.17%) WinForms
14 46 (11.17%) Ajax
15 38 (9.22%) Silverlight
16 29 (7.04%) ADO.NET
17 26 (6.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 25 (6.07%) CSS3
19 23 (5.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.83%) Client/Server
3 22 (5.34%) Replication
4 17 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.91%) Celerra
6 12 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.43%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.18%) Firmware
8 9 (2.18%) EMV
9 7 (1.70%) Open Source
9 7 (1.70%) EFT
10 6 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.21%) EPoS
11 5 (1.21%) Clustering
11 5 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.73%) Kindle
12 3 (0.73%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.73%) SCADA
12 3 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 222 (53.88%) Windows
2 91 (22.09%) Linux
3 23 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.85%) UNIX
5 18 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.37%) Android
6 17 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.91%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.73%) HPUX
12 2 (0.49%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.66%) Software Engineering
2 78 (18.93%) MVC
3 62 (15.05%) Time Management
4 56 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (10.68%) Scrum
6 37 (8.98%) OO
7 36 (8.74%) UML
8 34 (8.25%) Information Management
9 32 (7.77%) Workflow
10 28 (6.80%) SOA
10 28 (6.80%) Project Management
11 27 (6.55%) Web Development
12 26 (6.31%) Unit Testing
12 26 (6.31%) Content Management
13 24 (5.83%) Multithreading
14 23 (5.58%) OOD
15 20 (4.85%) OOP
16 18 (4.37%) Release Management
16 18 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 197 (47.82%) C#
2 179 (43.45%) SQL
3 144 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.20%) Java
4 75 (18.20%) VB.NET
5 69 (16.75%) C++
6 49 (11.89%) C
7 36 (8.74%) VB
8 35 (8.50%) T-SQL
9 29 (7.04%) PHP
10 28 (6.80%) XQuery
11 19 (4.61%) XPath
12 18 (4.37%) Embedded C
12 18 (4.37%) VBScript
13 17 (4.13%) VBA
14 16 (3.88%) VB6
15 15 (3.64%) Embedded C++
16 8 (1.94%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.94%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (29.37%) Degree
2 23 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.70%) MCP
4 5 (1.21%) ISEB
5 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.97%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.73%) MCSE
6 3 (0.73%) CCNP
6 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.73%) MCITP
6 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) CCNA
7 2 (0.49%) MCSA
8 1 (0.24%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CFA
8 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.98%) QA
2 22 (5.34%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.46%) GAMP
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.73%) HL7
4 3 (0.73%) DICOM
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.31%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 19 (4.61%) Xen
5 3 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (12.86%) Legato
1 53 (12.86%) ARCserve
2 15 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.21%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 200 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 100 (24.27%) Oracle
3 58 (14.08%) Veritas
4 52 (12.62%) NetApp
5 45 (10.92%) EMC
6 32 (7.77%) HP
7 30 (7.28%) VMware
8 26 (6.31%) IBM
9 18 (4.37%) JBoss
10 17 (4.13%) Citrix
11 13 (3.16%) Adobe
12 12 (2.91%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.18%) Lotus
14 8 (1.94%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.94%) Cisco
15 7 (1.70%) Sitecore
15 7 (1.70%) VeriFone
15 7 (1.70%) Siebel
15 7 (1.70%) Perforce
16 6 (1.46%) EPiServer
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Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: 40k-50k+ Benefits
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £300 - £425 per day
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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