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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 684 617 502
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -115
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 220 278 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 1.70% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 201 248 373
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19049 16386 18053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.01% 14.83% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15735 13947 15897
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 24 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 24 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 -85 212 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South East +24 88 £40,000 -4.19% 3
London -49 73 £47,500 +3.26% 1
City of London +9 39 £50,000 -19.35% 1
East of England -12 30 £43,750 +25.00%
Berkshire +22 26 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey +11 20 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Midlands +2 18 £38,500 -3.75%
Reading +4 14 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £34,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +17 12 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -7 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Essex -19 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Hampshire -20 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Bedford - 9 £45,000 -
Chertsey - 9 £25,000 - 1
Southampton +3 8 £35,000 -10.82%
Scotland +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -7 7 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -11 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -47 7 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Coventry - 7 £45,000 - 1
Woking -16 6 £43,750 -12.50%
West Yorkshire -21 6 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Leeds -24 6 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Norfolk +6 5 £38,500 -
Leicestershire -2 5 £32,000 -20.00%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 264 (66.50%) .NET
2 242 (60.96%) SQL Server
3 214 (53.90%) Windows
4 197 (49.62%) Microsoft
5 191 (48.11%) C#
6 165 (41.56%) SQL
7 153 (38.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 148 (37.28%) XML
8 148 (37.28%) Subversion
9 139 (35.01%) JavaScript
10 136 (34.26%) HTML
11 135 (34.01%) ASP.NET
12 124 (31.23%) CSS
13 118 (29.72%) Degree
14 114 (28.72%) Visual Studio
15 92 (23.17%) Oracle
16 85 (21.41%) Linux
17 83 (20.91%) Software Engineering
18 81 (20.40%) jQuery
19 79 (19.90%) MVC
20 78 (19.65%) MS Excel
21 77 (19.40%) Java
22 75 (18.89%) .NET Framework
23 74 (18.64%) VB.NET
24 73 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
25 70 (17.63%) WCF
26 69 (17.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 69 (17.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 69 (17.38%) C++
27 65 (16.37%) SQL Server 2005

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 55 (13.85%) IIS
2 49 (12.34%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.28%) Apache
3 17 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.02%) Drupal
5 11 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.52%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.27%) CMS
8 6 (1.51%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.51%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.76%) Site Server
12 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 78 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.28%) MS Office
3 14 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 22 (5.54%) Oracle BRM
2 8 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.51%) assyst
5 3 (0.76%) Magento
6 2 (0.50%) AWD
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.25%) PORTIA
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.78%) GitHub
2 5 (1.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.50%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.11%) Firewall
2 40 (10.08%) SAN
3 28 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.54%) iSCSI
5 18 (4.53%) NAS
6 15 (3.78%) DHCP
7 11 (2.77%) DNS
8 10 (2.52%) Internet
8 10 (2.52%) SSL
9 9 (2.27%) LAN
9 9 (2.27%) FTP
10 8 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.02%) WAN
11 7 (1.76%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.26%) Intranet
12 5 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.76%) AMQP
14 3 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (60.96%) SQL Server
2 73 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (17.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (17.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (16.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (10.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 38 (9.57%) MySQL
7 19 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.78%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.27%) OLAP
10 9 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (2.02%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.76%) SQL CLR
12 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 153 (38.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 148 (37.28%) Subversion
3 114 (28.72%) Visual Studio
4 35 (8.82%) NUnit
5 34 (8.56%) JIRA
6 30 (7.56%) Jenkins
7 20 (5.04%) Git (software)
8 19 (4.79%) Ant
9 15 (3.78%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.78%) Hudson
10 14 (3.53%) FishEye
11 12 (3.02%) Xcode
12 10 (2.52%) ClearCase
13 9 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
13 9 (2.27%) Maven
14 8 (2.02%) PVCS
15 7 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (1.76%) MSI
15 7 (1.76%) SilkTest
15 7 (1.76%) TestComplete
General
1 55 (13.85%) Finance
2 21 (5.29%) Retail
3 17 (4.28%) Banking
4 15 (3.78%) Electronics
5 10 (2.52%) Back Office
6 7 (1.76%) Front Office
6 7 (1.76%) Publishing
7 6 (1.51%) Advertising
7 6 (1.51%) Marketing
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Law
9 4 (1.01%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 185 (46.60%) Developer
2 72 (18.14%) .NET Developer
3 67 (16.88%) Software Developer
4 45 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 42 (10.58%) Software Engineer
6 33 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (8.06%) Analyst
8 28 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (6.30%) Consultant
9 25 (6.30%) Applications Developer
9 25 (6.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 19 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.53%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (3.78%) Customer Engineer
12 15 (3.78%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.78%) .NET Applications Developer
13 13 (3.27%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.27%) VB.NET Developer
13 13 (3.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (66.50%) .NET
2 148 (37.28%) XML
3 136 (34.26%) HTML
4 135 (34.01%) ASP.NET
5 124 (31.23%) CSS
6 81 (20.40%) jQuery
7 75 (18.89%) .NET Framework
8 70 (17.63%) WCF
9 59 (14.86%) Web Services
10 56 (14.11%) WPF
11 54 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (12.34%) HTML5
13 47 (11.84%) XSLT
14 44 (11.08%) Ajax
15 43 (10.83%) WinForms
16 37 (9.32%) Silverlight
17 30 (7.56%) ADO.NET
18 27 (6.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (6.30%) CSS3
20 22 (5.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.29%) Replication
3 20 (5.04%) Client/Server
4 18 (4.53%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.02%) Celerra
7 10 (2.52%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.27%) Firmware
8 9 (2.27%) EMV
9 8 (2.02%) Clustering
10 7 (1.76%) Open Source
10 7 (1.76%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.76%) EFT
11 6 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.26%) EPoS
12 5 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.26%) iPhone
13 3 (0.76%) Kindle
13 3 (0.76%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 214 (53.90%) Windows
2 85 (21.41%) Linux
3 21 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (4.53%) Android
4 18 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.28%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (4.03%) UNIX
7 13 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.02%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.26%) HPUX
10 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.91%) Software Engineering
2 79 (19.90%) MVC
3 55 (13.85%) Time Management
4 54 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (11.59%) Scrum
6 37 (9.32%) UML
7 32 (8.06%) Information Management
7 32 (8.06%) OO
7 32 (8.06%) Workflow
8 27 (6.80%) Project Management
9 26 (6.55%) Web Development
10 25 (6.30%) Content Management
10 25 (6.30%) SOA
11 24 (6.05%) OOD
12 23 (5.79%) Multithreading
13 21 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 21 (5.29%) Change Control
14 20 (5.04%) Release Management
15 19 (4.79%) OOP
15 19 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 191 (48.11%) C#
2 165 (41.56%) SQL
3 139 (35.01%) JavaScript
4 77 (19.40%) Java
5 74 (18.64%) VB.NET
6 69 (17.38%) C++
7 51 (12.85%) C
8 35 (8.82%) VB
9 30 (7.56%) T-SQL
10 27 (6.80%) PHP
10 27 (6.80%) XQuery
11 19 (4.79%) XPath
12 18 (4.53%) Embedded C
13 17 (4.28%) VB6
14 16 (4.03%) VBScript
15 15 (3.78%) Embedded C++
16 9 (2.27%) PL/SQL
17 8 (2.02%) Assembly Language
17 8 (2.02%) VBA
18 7 (1.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 118 (29.72%) Degree
2 24 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.76%) MCP
3 7 (1.76%) ISEB
3 7 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.01%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.01%) MCSE
5 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.76%) CCNP
5 3 (0.76%) CFA
5 3 (0.76%) MCITP
5 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) CCNA
6 2 (0.50%) MCSA
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.58%) QA
2 20 (5.04%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.51%) GAMP
4 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) HL7
4 3 (0.76%) DICOM
System Software
1 31 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (7.05%) Hyper-V
3 25 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 18 (4.53%) Xen
5 3 (0.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (11.84%) Legato
1 47 (11.84%) ARCserve
2 11 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.25%) WMI
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 197 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 92 (23.17%) Oracle
3 51 (12.85%) Veritas
4 45 (11.34%) NetApp
5 40 (10.08%) EMC
6 32 (8.06%) VMware
7 30 (7.56%) HP
8 22 (5.54%) IBM
9 20 (5.04%) Citrix
10 18 (4.53%) JBoss
11 14 (3.53%) Atlassian
12 12 (3.02%) Adobe
13 10 (2.52%) Cisco
14 7 (1.76%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.76%) VeriFone
14 7 (1.76%) Lotus
14 7 (1.76%) SunGard
14 7 (1.76%) Perforce
15 6 (1.51%) EPiServer
15 6 (1.51%) Red Hat
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago