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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 782 766 773
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 129 204 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 103 148 192
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £62,500 £58,850
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £44,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +15.58%

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
17693 18220 19480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 16.61% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15293 15211 16405
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -48 110 £52,500 +16.66% 7
London +39 50 £52,500 +1.94% 1
South East +4 23 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +5 12 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London +54 11 £56,000 +8.73%
East of England +18 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +14 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey +5 8 £59,250 +39.41%
Berkshire +21 7 £57,500 +27.77%
Nottinghamshire +6 7 - -
West Sussex +1 6 £41,500 -
Essex +11 5 - -
Brentwood +7 5 - -
Nottingham +4 5 - -
West Yorkshire -12 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
Reading +22 4 - -
Leeds +13 4 £55,000 +46.66%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £40,000 +16.78% 2
South West -10 4 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Cheltenham -14 4 £40,000 +16.78% 2
Sheffield - 4 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 3 £55,000 - 1
Horsham +8 3 £41,500 -
Wokingham -18 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Hampshire -18 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -18 3 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £50,000 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 165 (58.30%) SQL Server
2 148 (52.30%) SQL
3 122 (43.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 113 (39.93%) .NET
5 109 (38.52%) JavaScript
6 90 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (30.74%) Microsoft
8 85 (30.04%) C#
9 83 (29.33%) XML
10 82 (28.98%) HTML
11 66 (23.32%) CSS
11 66 (23.32%) Finance
12 65 (22.97%) VB
13 61 (21.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 60 (21.20%) Visual Studio
15 59 (20.85%) Windows
16 58 (20.49%) MVC
17 57 (20.14%) Web Services
17 57 (20.14%) Subversion
18 54 (19.08%) VB.NET
19 53 (18.73%) Cisco
20 51 (18.02%) ASP.NET
21 49 (17.31%) MS Excel
21 49 (17.31%) Firewall
22 48 (16.96%) T-SQL
22 48 (16.96%) DNS
23 47 (16.61%) Cisco Certification
24 46 (16.25%) CCNP
25 44 (15.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 44 (15.55%) SQL Server 2008

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 (5.30%) JBoss
2 13 (4.59%) Apache
3 12 (4.24%) GlassFish
4 11 (3.89%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.53%) CMS
5 10 (3.53%) IIS
6 9 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.18%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.47%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.77%) Confluence
8 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) CICS
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 49 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.24%) MS Office
3 6 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.41%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (7.42%) Siebel Analytics
2 5 (1.77%) AWD
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.06%) IaaS
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.31%) Firewall
2 48 (16.96%) DNS
3 43 (15.19%) VPN
4 41 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 40 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (13.07%) DHCP
7 33 (11.66%) VLAN
8 30 (10.60%) TCP/IP
9 25 (8.83%) OSPF
10 21 (7.42%) BGP
11 18 (6.36%) Wireless
12 17 (6.01%) LAN
13 15 (5.30%) EIGRP
13 15 (5.30%) WAN
14 14 (4.95%) HSRP
15 13 (4.59%) Internet
16 12 (4.24%) Cisco ISE
17 11 (3.89%) BIG-IP
17 11 (3.89%) Cisco Wireless
18 10 (3.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (58.30%) SQL Server
2 61 (21.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 44 (15.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (15.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (12.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (7.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 21 (7.42%) Siebel EIM
8 13 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 13 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.18%) MS Access
10 8 (2.83%) MySQL
10 8 (2.83%) OLTP
11 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 122 (43.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (21.20%) Visual Studio
3 57 (20.14%) Subversion
4 35 (12.37%) Git (software)
5 27 (9.54%) Mercurial
6 26 (9.19%) JIRA
7 12 (4.24%) NUnit
8 11 (3.89%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (3.89%) Selenium
8 11 (3.89%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.18%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.18%) JUnit
9 9 (3.18%) Maven
9 9 (3.18%) NetBeans
9 9 (3.18%) StarTeam
10 8 (2.83%) JIRA Agile
11 6 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.12%) FinalBuilder
11 6 (2.12%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (2.12%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (23.32%) Finance
2 14 (4.95%) Back Office
3 9 (3.18%) Retail
4 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (58.66%) Developer
2 59 (20.85%) .NET Developer
3 52 (18.37%) SQL Developer
4 40 (14.13%) Network Engineer
5 32 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 28 (9.89%) Software Developer
7 27 (9.54%) C# Developer
7 27 (9.54%) SSIS Developer
7 27 (9.54%) T-SQL Developer
8 23 (8.13%) Network Operations Engineer
8 23 (8.13%) Operations Engineer
9 22 (7.77%) Analyst
10 18 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (6.36%) Siebel Developer
11 17 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (5.30%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
12 15 (5.30%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (39.93%) .NET
2 83 (29.33%) XML
3 82 (28.98%) HTML
4 66 (23.32%) CSS
5 57 (20.14%) Web Services
6 51 (18.02%) ASP.NET
7 39 (13.78%) jQuery
8 37 (13.07%) .NET Framework
9 35 (12.37%) WCF
10 32 (11.31%) SOAP
11 26 (9.19%) HTML5
12 20 (7.07%) Entity Framework
13 19 (6.71%) WinForms
14 18 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (6.01%) JSON
16 16 (5.65%) 802.1X
16 16 (5.65%) Ajax
17 14 (4.95%) XSL
18 12 (4.24%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.36%) N-Tier
3 16 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.89%) Clustering
5 9 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.12%) PKI
8 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.06%) CMDB
9 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) iSeries
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.85%) Windows
2 24 (8.48%) Linux
3 15 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.18%) Unix
4 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.49%) MVC
3 43 (15.19%) Scrum
4 37 (13.07%) SDLC
5 35 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (11.31%) Configuration Management
7 28 (9.89%) Change Management
8 27 (9.54%) ETL
9 26 (9.19%) Web Development
10 25 (8.83%) Workflow
11 24 (8.48%) TDD
12 23 (8.13%) Analytics
13 22 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.42%) EAI
15 20 (7.07%) Load Balancing
15 20 (7.07%) System Testing
16 19 (6.71%) Mentoring
17 18 (6.36%) ITIL
17 18 (6.36%) Release Management
17 18 (6.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (52.30%) SQL
2 109 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 85 (30.04%) C#
4 65 (22.97%) VB
5 54 (19.08%) VB.NET
6 48 (16.96%) T-SQL
7 33 (11.66%) VBScript
8 25 (8.83%) Java
8 25 (8.83%) VB6
9 19 (6.71%) C++
10 17 (6.01%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.89%) VC++
12 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.12%) Ruby
14 5 (1.77%) C
15 2 (0.71%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.71%) X++
16 1 (0.35%) COBOL
16 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.61%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (16.25%) CCNP
3 27 (9.54%) CCNA
4 24 (8.48%) Degree
5 17 (6.01%) ISEB
5 17 (6.01%) ISTQB
6 16 (5.65%) CCIE
7 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.59%) Security Cleared
9 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.77%) CCDA
12 4 (1.41%) CCDP
12 4 (1.41%) CCSA
12 4 (1.41%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.06%) CCSP
13 3 (1.06%) CCVP
13 3 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.35%) CCIP
14 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.19%) QA
2 6 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.77%) GAMP
4 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.41%) Firmware
5 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (7.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.41%) Nagios
4 2 (0.71%) Simpana
4 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.35%) Nessus
5 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.35%) QRadar
5 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 87 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 53 (18.73%) Cisco
3 41 (14.49%) Oracle
4 23 (8.13%) F5
5 21 (7.42%) Siebel
6 19 (6.71%) MKS
7 13 (4.59%) Juniper
7 13 (4.59%) VMware
8 11 (3.89%) NetScout
8 11 (3.89%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.89%) TOWER Software
9 9 (3.18%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.18%) CommVault
10 7 (2.47%) Brocade
10 7 (2.47%) Palo Alto
10 7 (2.47%) Symantec
11 6 (2.12%) HP
11 6 (2.12%) Tandberg
12 5 (1.77%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
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