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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 824 769 773
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 132 212 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 1.17% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 109 165 203
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +10.76%

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
18716 18191 19243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.38% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16080 15259 15932
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -92 115 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London -7 43 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South East +1 24 £42,000 -6.66% 5
Yorkshire 0 15 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England -3 14 £51,000 +15.90%
West Sussex -1 11 £41,500 +18.57%
City of London +38 10 £56,000 +12.00%
West Yorkshire -10 9 £45,000 -
Leeds +4 8 £45,000 -2.70%
Surrey 0 8 £27,500 -35.29% 3
East Midlands -2 8 £45,000 -
North West +14 7 £27,000 -19.40% 2
Essex +11 7 - -
Hertfordshire +9 7 £51,000 -7.27%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 - -
Brentwood +7 7 - -
Horsham +15 6 £46,500 +32.85%
Berkshire +9 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Nottingham +9 5 - -
Reigate - 5 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Manchester - 4 £25,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £55,000 -
Watford - 4 £49,750 -
Rochdale - 4 £25,000 -
Reading +24 3 £42,500 -
South West -15 3 £51,500 +28.75% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire +23 2 £27,000 -19.40%
Macclesfield +7 2 £27,000 -19.40%

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 185 (62.93%) SQL Server
2 161 (54.76%) SQL
3 128 (43.54%) .NET
4 125 (42.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 122 (41.50%) JavaScript
6 97 (32.99%) C#
7 94 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (30.61%) XML
9 83 (28.23%) HTML
10 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
11 76 (25.85%) Finance
12 70 (23.81%) Subversion
13 69 (23.47%) VB
13 69 (23.47%) Visual Studio
14 68 (23.13%) CSS
15 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET
15 64 (21.77%) MVC
16 61 (20.75%) Web Services
16 61 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 60 (20.41%) VB.NET
18 57 (19.39%) Windows
19 50 (17.01%) Cisco
20 49 (16.67%) T-SQL
20 49 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
21 48 (16.33%) Scrum
21 48 (16.33%) SDLC
22 47 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 46 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 46 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (14.97%) QA

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (5.78%) JBoss
2 14 (4.76%) Apache
2 14 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.42%) IIS
4 12 (4.08%) GlassFish
5 10 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.06%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.72%) CMS
8 7 (2.38%) Confluence
8 7 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.38%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.68%) CICS
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.68%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.34%) Node.js
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (8.50%) Siebel Analytics
2 5 (1.70%) AWD
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.70%) IaaS
1 5 (1.70%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.97%) DNS
2 39 (13.27%) Firewall
2 39 (13.27%) VPN
3 38 (12.93%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (11.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 34 (11.56%) DHCP
5 29 (9.86%) VLAN
6 26 (8.84%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.80%) OSPF
8 18 (6.12%) BGP
9 17 (5.78%) Internet
9 17 (5.78%) LAN
10 15 (5.10%) WAN
10 15 (5.10%) Wireless
11 13 (4.42%) EIGRP
12 12 (4.08%) BIG-IP
12 12 (4.08%) HSRP
12 12 (4.08%) MPLS
13 10 (3.40%) Cisco Wireless
14 9 (3.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (62.93%) SQL Server
2 61 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (8.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (8.50%) Siebel EIM
9 15 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.06%) MySQL
10 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.04%) OLTP
12 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.36%) MS Access
12 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 125 (42.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (23.81%) Subversion
3 69 (23.47%) Visual Studio
4 37 (12.59%) Git (software)
5 31 (10.54%) JIRA
6 28 (9.52%) Mercurial
7 13 (4.42%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (4.08%) Maven
8 12 (4.08%) NUnit
8 12 (4.08%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.74%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.74%) Selenium
10 10 (3.40%) JUnit
10 10 (3.40%) NetBeans
10 10 (3.40%) StarTeam
11 8 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.72%) JIRA Agile
12 7 (2.38%) CruiseControl
12 7 (2.38%) Toad
13 6 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (25.85%) Finance
2 10 (3.40%) Back Office
3 8 (2.72%) Retail
4 7 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 182 (61.90%) Developer
2 63 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 56 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 34 (11.56%) Senior Developer
5 30 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 28 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 28 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
6 28 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
7 27 (9.18%) C# Developer
8 25 (8.50%) Analyst
9 23 (7.82%) Operations Engineer
10 22 (7.48%) Siebel Developer
11 20 (6.80%) Network Operations Engineer
12 19 (6.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (5.78%) Cisco Engineer
13 17 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 15 (5.10%) Lead Developer
14 15 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
15 14 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (43.54%) .NET
2 90 (30.61%) XML
3 83 (28.23%) HTML
4 68 (23.13%) CSS
5 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET
6 61 (20.75%) Web Services
7 44 (14.97%) jQuery
8 41 (13.95%) WCF
9 35 (11.90%) SOAP
10 34 (11.56%) .NET Framework
11 24 (8.16%) HTML5
12 20 (6.80%) JSON
13 19 (6.46%) Entity Framework
14 17 (5.78%) Ajax
15 16 (5.44%) WinForms
16 15 (5.10%) 802.1X
16 15 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (4.76%) CSS3
17 14 (4.76%) DHTML
18 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 11 (3.74%) Clustering
4 10 (3.40%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.06%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.04%) PKI
7 4 (1.36%) CMDB
7 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.02%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) VSAM
10 1 (0.34%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.39%) Windows
2 22 (7.48%) Linux
3 17 (5.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.06%) Unix
6 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.77%) MVC
3 48 (16.33%) Scrum
3 48 (16.33%) SDLC
4 35 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (11.22%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.20%) Change Management
7 28 (9.52%) ETL
8 27 (9.18%) Analytics
8 27 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (8.50%) EAI
9 25 (8.50%) Web Development
9 25 (8.50%) Workflow
10 24 (8.16%) TDD
11 23 (7.82%) Release Management
12 22 (7.48%) ITIL
12 22 (7.48%) Mentoring
13 21 (7.14%) Load Balancing
14 19 (6.46%) TOGAF
15 18 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 161 (54.76%) SQL
2 122 (41.50%) JavaScript
3 97 (32.99%) C#
4 69 (23.47%) VB
5 60 (20.41%) VB.NET
6 49 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 40 (13.61%) VBScript
8 38 (12.93%) Java
9 21 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 21 (7.14%) VB6
10 16 (5.44%) C++
11 6 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.04%) Ruby
12 5 (1.70%) Perl
13 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.36%) VC++
14 3 (1.02%) C
15 2 (0.68%) COBOL
15 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (12.93%) CCNP
3 25 (8.50%) CCNA
4 19 (6.46%) Degree
5 18 (6.12%) ISEB
5 18 (6.12%) ISTQB
6 14 (4.76%) CCIE
7 12 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.40%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.02%) CCDA
10 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) CCDP
11 2 (0.68%) CCSA
12 1 (0.34%) CCSP
12 1 (0.34%) CCVP
12 1 (0.34%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.97%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.02%) GAMP
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.36%) Firmware
4 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.68%) Simpana
4 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) QRadar
5 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.01%) Cisco
3 40 (13.61%) Oracle
4 25 (8.50%) Siebel
5 20 (6.80%) F5
5 20 (6.80%) MKS
6 13 (4.42%) VMware
7 12 (4.08%) TOWER Software
8 9 (3.06%) CommVault
9 8 (2.72%) NetScout
9 8 (2.72%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.38%) IBM
10 7 (2.38%) Juniper
10 7 (2.38%) Palo Alto
10 7 (2.38%) Symantec
11 6 (2.04%) Brocade
11 6 (2.04%) Google
11 6 (2.04%) Tandberg
12 4 (1.36%) Aruba
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Unspecified ,salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, 33 days paid holiday, Free Breakfast
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum , salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 27 days ago