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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 670 729 577
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -152
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 211 164 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 1.00% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 184 144 285
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%

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
17100 16352 16726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 15.94% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14503 13422 14587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +55 208 £45,000 - 35
South East -14 70 £45,500 -9.00% 11
London +13 52 £49,000 +3.15% 10
Hampshire - 39 £45,000 - 7
East of England +5 33 £44,000 +10.00% 5
City of London +15 23 £49,000 -12.88% 7
Norfolk +17 19 £44,000 +8.64% 4
West Yorkshire +11 18 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Yorkshire +6 18 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Norwich +15 15 £44,000 +8.64% 4
South West 0 15 £32,750 -27.22%
Andover - 14 £45,500 - 1
Berkshire -46 12 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Halifax - 12 £45,000 - 1
Southampton - 11 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -1 9 £30,750 -
Reading -31 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -1 7 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Manchester -6 7 £30,000 -42.85%
North West -9 7 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Cheltenham -10 7 £30,750 -
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Leeds +4 6 £21,500 -39.43% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £35,250 +35.57%
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Isle of Wight - 5 £35,590 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £30,000 -
Yarmouth - 5 £35,590 -
Bristol -2 4 £33,750 -25.00%
Brentwood - 4 £45,000 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 256 (62.75%) .NET
2 224 (54.90%) C#
2 224 (54.90%) SQL Server
3 197 (48.28%) SQL
4 193 (47.30%) XML
5 181 (44.36%) JavaScript
6 180 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 168 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 156 (38.24%) HTML
9 149 (36.52%) Microsoft
10 133 (32.60%) Windows
11 120 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (28.68%) Subversion
13 116 (28.43%) Oracle
14 110 (26.96%) Visual Studio
15 107 (26.23%) MVC
16 96 (23.53%) Software Engineering
16 96 (23.53%) jQuery
17 86 (21.08%) CSS
17 86 (21.08%) Web Services
18 75 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 74 (18.14%) T-SQL
20 73 (17.89%) VB
21 71 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 70 (17.16%) MS Excel
23 69 (16.91%) C++
23 69 (16.91%) Degree
24 65 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 65 (15.93%) Java
24 65 (15.93%) VB.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (13.48%) IIS
2 33 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.35%) Apache
4 26 (6.37%) JBoss
5 24 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.90%) WebLogic
7 19 (4.66%) Tomcat
8 17 (4.17%) GlassFish
9 9 (2.21%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.96%) CMS
10 8 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.23%) Drupal
14 3 (0.74%) nginx
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 70 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.25%) MS Office
3 21 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.90%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.98%) Revit
5 4 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) AWD
1 9 (2.21%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.33%) Firewall
2 33 (8.09%) WAN
3 27 (6.62%) VPN
3 27 (6.62%) EIGRP
3 27 (6.62%) SAN
4 26 (6.37%) LAN
5 21 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (4.90%) NAS
6 20 (4.90%) BGP
6 20 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 16 (3.92%) DNS
9 15 (3.68%) VRRP
9 15 (3.68%) Wireshark
9 15 (3.68%) FWSM
10 11 (2.70%) HSRP
10 11 (2.70%) Internet
10 11 (2.70%) Wireless
11 9 (2.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 71 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (10.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (7.60%) Oracle Database
7 22 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 21 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 21 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.94%) OLTP
11 12 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (2.70%) DTS
12 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.21%) TKPROF
13 9 (2.21%) MS Access
14 8 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 180 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 117 (28.68%) Subversion
3 110 (26.96%) Visual Studio
4 59 (14.46%) Git (software)
5 30 (7.35%) CruiseControl
6 21 (5.15%) Bugzilla
7 18 (4.41%) Hudson
8 16 (3.92%) StarTeam
8 16 (3.92%) Maven
8 16 (3.92%) Eclipse
8 16 (3.92%) JUnit
8 16 (3.92%) NetBeans
9 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (3.43%) Mercurial
10 13 (3.19%) JIRA
11 12 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (2.45%) Toad
13 9 (2.21%) InstallShield
14 7 (1.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 49 (12.01%) Finance
2 24 (5.88%) Publishing
3 14 (3.43%) Retail
4 13 (3.19%) Marketing
5 6 (1.47%) Banking
5 6 (1.47%) Electronics
6 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.98%) Russian Language
7 4 (0.98%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 234 (57.35%) Developer
2 105 (25.74%) .NET Developer
3 60 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 57 (13.97%) Senior Developer
5 55 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 52 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 47 (11.52%) Analyst
9 46 (11.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (10.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (7.60%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (6.86%) Network Engineer
13 27 (6.62%) Senior Software Developer
14 21 (5.15%) Programmer
15 16 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
15 16 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
16 14 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (3.19%) ASP.NET Programmer
17 13 (3.19%) .NET Programmer
18 12 (2.94%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (62.75%) .NET
2 193 (47.30%) XML
3 168 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 156 (38.24%) HTML
5 96 (23.53%) jQuery
6 86 (21.08%) CSS
6 86 (21.08%) Web Services
7 75 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (15.20%) WCF
9 56 (13.73%) SOAP
10 47 (11.52%) .NET Framework
11 46 (11.27%) Ajax
12 45 (11.03%) JSON
13 43 (10.54%) REST
14 39 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 38 (9.31%) RESTful
16 30 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (7.11%) HTML5
18 27 (6.62%) XSLT
18 27 (6.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.62%) Client/Server
4 23 (5.64%) Clustering
5 20 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 18 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.92%) Kindle
8 15 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.21%) Celerra
10 8 (1.96%) Social Media
10 8 (1.96%) RIA
11 7 (1.72%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.72%) Open Source
12 5 (1.23%) W3C
12 5 (1.23%) CMDB
12 5 (1.23%) Tandem
13 4 (0.98%) Derivative
13 4 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 133 (32.60%) Windows
2 50 (12.25%) Linux
3 28 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.66%) Windows CE
6 10 (2.45%) UNIX
7 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.47%) Android
9 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.98%) CentOS
9 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.98%) Debian
9 4 (0.98%) Fedora
10 3 (0.74%) SUSE
10 3 (0.74%) Solaris
10 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (26.23%) MVC
3 96 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 47 (11.52%) TDD
5 46 (11.27%) Project Management
6 44 (10.78%) UML
6 44 (10.78%) OO
7 43 (10.54%) Scrum
7 43 (10.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (7.35%) Change Management
9 28 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (6.37%) Configuration Management
10 26 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 24 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 23 (5.64%) Load Balancing
12 23 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.39%) Web Application Development
14 21 (5.15%) ETL
14 21 (5.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 224 (54.90%) C#
2 197 (48.28%) SQL
3 181 (44.36%) JavaScript
4 74 (18.14%) T-SQL
5 73 (17.89%) VB
6 69 (16.91%) C++
7 65 (15.93%) Java
7 65 (15.93%) VB.NET
8 29 (7.11%) VB6
9 24 (5.88%) VBA
10 23 (5.64%) PL/SQL
11 21 (5.15%) C
12 18 (4.41%) PHP
13 12 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.94%) Python
14 10 (2.45%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.21%) VBScript
16 7 (1.72%) XAML
17 6 (1.47%) XQuery
17 6 (1.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 69 (16.91%) Degree
2 38 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.13%) DV Cleared
5 22 (5.39%) CCNA
6 16 (3.92%) OCPJP
6 16 (3.92%) OCMJD
6 16 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.92%) CCNP
7 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.23%) HND
9 4 (0.98%) CCA
9 4 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.98%) MCAD
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.74%) MCSE
10 3 (0.74%) MCSA
10 3 (0.74%) MCITP
11 2 (0.49%) HNC
12 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (15.69%) QA
2 20 (4.90%) SLA
3 18 (4.41%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.21%) GAMP
5 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.96%) XenServer
2 8 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.72%) XenApp
3 7 (1.72%) Xen
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.49%) UAG
5 2 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (5.39%) Nagios
2 15 (3.68%) Opsview
2 15 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (3.68%) Cisco LMS
3 9 (2.21%) Legato
3 9 (2.21%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.47%) OpenView
5 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.98%) SCOM
7 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.49%) MOM
8 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.25%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 149 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 116 (28.43%) Oracle
3 35 (8.58%) Cisco
4 19 (4.66%) VMware
5 17 (4.17%) IBM
6 16 (3.92%) Sun
6 16 (3.92%) HP
7 15 (3.68%) MKS
8 14 (3.43%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.19%) Citrix
10 10 (2.45%) EMC
11 9 (2.21%) Facebook
11 9 (2.21%) Twitter
11 9 (2.21%) NetApp
11 9 (2.21%) Veritas
11 9 (2.21%) Brocade
12 8 (1.96%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.72%) Avaya
14 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25 – £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago