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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 827 761 785
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +24
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 85 214 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 161 154
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
17891 19318 18390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.71% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15490 16481 15160
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -79 73 £46,250 +2.77% 5
South East +29 24 £39,000 -1.26% 1
East of England +25 17 £58,750 +62.06% 2
London +1 14 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey +39 12 £38,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +27 11 £52,500 - 2
Reigate - 8 £39,000 -
Berkshire +15 6 £54,000 +30.90%
East Midlands -3 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottinghamshire -18 6 £37,500 -8.53%
Reading +25 5 £54,000 +44.00%
Essex +10 5 - -
Brentwood +4 5 - -
Nottingham -10 5 £37,500 -8.53%
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 £70,000 -
South West -20 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Watford - 3 £48,500 -
Chiswick - 3 £50,000 -
Bristol +10 2 £35,000 -18.60% 1
West Midlands -11 2 - -
Manchester -25 2 £47,625 -4.75%
Birmingham -28 2 - -
North West -32 2 £47,625 +0.26%
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +34 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +24 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 97 (52.72%) SQL
1 97 (52.72%) SQL Server
2 74 (40.22%) .NET
3 73 (39.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (37.50%) C#
4 69 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 64 (34.78%) Subversion
6 57 (30.98%) JavaScript
7 54 (29.35%) HTML
8 52 (28.26%) CSS
9 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (23.91%) ASP.NET
11 43 (23.37%) Windows
12 42 (22.83%) Visual Studio
13 40 (21.74%) MS Excel
14 39 (21.20%) XML
15 38 (20.65%) VB
15 38 (20.65%) Oracle
15 38 (20.65%) Finance
16 37 (20.11%) MVC
16 37 (20.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
18 31 (16.85%) jQuery
19 30 (16.30%) QA
19 30 (16.30%) Git (software)
20 29 (15.76%) ITIL
20 29 (15.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 28 (15.22%) Web Services
21 28 (15.22%) Cisco
21 28 (15.22%) Firewall

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 19 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.89%) IIS
3 8 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (3.80%) JBoss
5 6 (3.26%) Apache
5 6 (3.26%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.43%) MS Office
3 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.17%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) AWD
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Office 365
2 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.22%) Firewall
2 21 (11.41%) OSPF
3 20 (10.87%) BGP
3 20 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (10.87%) VPN
4 19 (10.33%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (10.33%) DNS
5 16 (8.70%) Wireless
6 14 (7.61%) DHCP
7 12 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (6.52%) EIGRP
7 12 (6.52%) MPLS
8 10 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.43%) WAN
9 9 (4.89%) Cisco Wireless
9 9 (4.89%) iSCSI
9 9 (4.89%) VLAN
10 8 (4.35%) FWSM
10 8 (4.35%) LAN
11 6 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (52.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (15.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (14.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.80%) OLTP
9 7 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (3.80%) Siebel EIM
10 6 (3.26%) MS Access
11 4 (2.17%) MySQL
12 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
13 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (39.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (34.78%) Subversion
3 42 (22.83%) Visual Studio
4 30 (16.30%) Git (software)
5 23 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 11 (5.98%) CruiseControl
6 11 (5.98%) SpecFlow
6 11 (5.98%) TestComplete
7 9 (4.89%) Jasmine
7 9 (4.89%) MSTest
7 9 (4.89%) NUnit
7 9 (4.89%) Selenium
7 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (3.26%) FinalBuilder
10 5 (2.72%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.17%) Hudson
11 4 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 38 (20.65%) Finance
2 9 (4.89%) Advertising
3 7 (3.80%) Back Office
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (57.07%) Developer
2 32 (17.39%) SQL Developer
3 30 (16.30%) Network Engineer
4 28 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 28 (15.22%) T-SQL Developer
5 23 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
6 18 (9.78%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.61%) Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Lead Developer
9 12 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.98%) Consultant
10 11 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.98%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.89%) Web Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (40.22%) .NET
2 54 (29.35%) HTML
3 52 (28.26%) CSS
4 44 (23.91%) ASP.NET
5 39 (21.20%) XML
6 31 (16.85%) jQuery
7 28 (15.22%) Web Services
8 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 23 (12.50%) HTML5
9 23 (12.50%) WCF
10 22 (11.96%) AngularJS
11 18 (9.78%) SOAP
12 17 (9.24%) Entity Framework
13 16 (8.70%) CSS3
14 15 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (5.98%) Middleware
16 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 10 (5.43%) MFC
16 10 (5.43%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.15%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 12 (6.52%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.52%) User Experience
4 11 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.89%) Replication
6 7 (3.80%) iSeries
6 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.09%) CMDB
10 2 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.54%) Clustering
11 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.37%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Linux
3 12 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.17%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.11%) MVC
3 29 (15.76%) ITIL
4 27 (14.67%) SOA
5 26 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (13.59%) Web Development
7 24 (13.04%) ETL
8 23 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.41%) SDLC
10 20 (10.87%) Automated Testing
11 19 (10.33%) Configuration Management
12 18 (9.78%) SOLID
13 15 (8.15%) Change Control
13 15 (8.15%) Issue Tracking
13 15 (8.15%) OO
14 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (7.61%) OOD
14 14 (7.61%) Scrum
14 14 (7.61%) Software Delivery
15 13 (7.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (52.72%) SQL
2 69 (37.50%) C#
3 57 (30.98%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.65%) VB
5 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
6 18 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 14 (7.61%) VB6
8 13 (7.07%) C++
9 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.89%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.35%) VC++
12 7 (3.80%) C
12 7 (3.80%) Java
13 5 (2.72%) VBScript
14 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (14.13%) Degree
2 20 (10.87%) CCNP
2 20 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.98%) ISEB
3 11 (5.98%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.89%) CCIE
4 9 (4.89%) CCNA
5 8 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.72%) CCDA
6 5 (2.72%) CCDP
6 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.17%) CCSA
7 4 (2.17%) CCSP
7 4 (2.17%) CCVP
7 4 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (2.17%) JNCIP
7 4 (2.17%) MCSE
7 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.30%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) GAMP
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) Puppet
2 8 (4.35%) NetVault Backup
3 7 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.17%) Nagios
5 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) Nessus
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.65%) Oracle
3 28 (15.22%) Cisco
4 17 (9.24%) Juniper
5 14 (7.61%) F5
6 12 (6.52%) Xamarin
7 10 (5.43%) MKS
7 10 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (5.43%) Sitecore
7 10 (5.43%) VMware
8 9 (4.89%) Dell Compellent
8 9 (4.89%) EqualLogic
9 8 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.35%) CommVault
10 7 (3.80%) Siebel
11 6 (3.26%) HP
11 6 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.72%) NetScout
12 5 (2.72%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.72%) SonicWALL
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