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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 830 750 830
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +80
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 84 232 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.21% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 65 192 125
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £56,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
17984 19136 18985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.41% 17.44% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15675 16190 15771
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 £30,500
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -114 77 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +26 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East +8 23 £40,000 - 1
East of England +21 16 £67,500 +60.71%
Surrey +41 11 £38,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +24 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Berkshire +16 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Essex +6 8 - -
Brentwood 0 8 - -
Reigate - 7 £38,000 -
Reading +13 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £70,000 -
East Midlands +2 4 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Nottingham +2 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Hampshire -11 3 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -18 3 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -10 2 - -
Birmingham -14 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -30 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Manchester -36 1 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 129 (59.45%) SQL Server
2 118 (54.38%) SQL
3 100 (46.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (37.79%) .NET
5 78 (35.94%) C#
6 73 (33.64%) JavaScript
7 69 (31.80%) Microsoft
8 65 (29.95%) Subversion
9 57 (26.27%) HTML
10 56 (25.81%) XML
11 55 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (23.50%) CSS
13 48 (22.12%) T-SQL
14 47 (21.66%) MS Excel
14 47 (21.66%) Finance
15 46 (21.20%) Windows
16 44 (20.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (19.35%) MVC
18 41 (18.89%) Oracle
19 40 (18.43%) VB
19 40 (18.43%) Visual Studio
19 40 (18.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 36 (16.59%) QA
20 36 (16.59%) Web Services
20 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (15.67%) ASP.NET
22 33 (15.21%) SQL Server 2000
23 32 (14.75%) jQuery
23 32 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement

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 12 (5.53%) IIS
1 12 (5.53%) JBoss
2 9 (4.15%) Apache
2 9 (4.15%) GlassFish
3 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.30%) CMS
5 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.53%) MS Office
3 7 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.84%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (1.38%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.23%) Office 365
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.29%) Firewall
2 28 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (12.44%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (12.44%) DNS
4 24 (11.06%) VPN
5 21 (9.68%) DHCP
6 20 (9.22%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.83%) BGP
7 17 (7.83%) VLAN
8 16 (7.37%) OSPF
9 15 (6.91%) Wireless
10 12 (5.53%) Cisco ISE
10 12 (5.53%) EIGRP
11 9 (4.15%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (4.15%) WAN
12 8 (3.69%) FWSM
12 8 (3.69%) LAN
13 7 (3.23%) MPLS
14 6 (2.76%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (59.45%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (18.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (15.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 30 (13.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (6.91%) Oracle Database
8 14 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (5.07%) OLTP
10 10 (4.61%) MySQL
10 10 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (4.61%) Siebel EIM
11 9 (4.15%) MS Access
12 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.92%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (46.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (29.95%) Subversion
3 40 (18.43%) Visual Studio
4 29 (13.36%) Mercurial
5 26 (11.98%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.29%) JIRA
7 13 (5.99%) Selenium
8 12 (5.53%) CruiseControl
9 11 (5.07%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (5.07%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.61%) TestComplete
11 9 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (4.15%) NUnit
12 8 (3.69%) JIRA Agile
13 7 (3.23%) FinalBuilder
14 6 (2.76%) Selenium IDE
14 6 (2.76%) SoapUI
15 5 (2.30%) Bugzilla
16 4 (1.84%) Maven
16 4 (1.84%) NetBeans
General
1 47 (21.66%) Finance
2 7 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (1.38%) Retail
3 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.92%) Advertising
4 2 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (56.22%) Developer
2 44 (20.28%) SQL Developer
3 33 (15.21%) Network Engineer
4 31 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
5 30 (13.82%) .NET Developer
6 29 (13.36%) SSIS Developer
7 22 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 22 (10.14%) Software Developer
8 20 (9.22%) Senior Developer
9 16 (7.37%) Network Operations Engineer
9 16 (7.37%) Operations Engineer
10 15 (6.91%) Analyst
10 15 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (6.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (6.45%) Lead Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (5.07%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.79%) .NET
2 57 (26.27%) HTML
3 56 (25.81%) XML
4 51 (23.50%) CSS
5 36 (16.59%) Web Services
6 34 (15.67%) ASP.NET
7 32 (14.75%) jQuery
8 31 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 29 (13.36%) WCF
10 28 (12.90%) SOAP
11 23 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (9.68%) Entity Framework
13 20 (9.22%) HTML5
14 17 (7.83%) AngularJS
15 12 (5.53%) CSS3
16 11 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (5.07%) MFC
17 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 9 (4.15%) KnockoutJS
19 8 (3.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.91%) Mathematics
2 12 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.07%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.07%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.23%) iSeries
7 6 (2.76%) Clustering
7 6 (2.76%) User Experience
7 6 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.30%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.30%) Replication
9 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.20%) Windows
2 25 (11.52%) Linux
3 13 (5.99%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.35%) MVC
3 32 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (13.36%) ETL
5 28 (12.90%) Scrum
6 25 (11.52%) Web Development
7 24 (11.06%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.60%) SDLC
9 20 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.22%) SOA
10 19 (8.76%) Automated Testing
10 19 (8.76%) Software Testing
11 18 (8.29%) ITIL
11 18 (8.29%) System Testing
12 16 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.91%) Change Control
13 15 (6.91%) Software Delivery
14 14 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
14 14 (6.45%) Workflow
15 13 (5.99%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (54.38%) SQL
2 78 (35.94%) C#
3 73 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.12%) T-SQL
5 40 (18.43%) VB
6 23 (10.60%) VB.NET
7 17 (7.83%) C++
7 17 (7.83%) Java
8 16 (7.37%) VB6
9 14 (6.45%) VBScript
10 12 (5.53%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.61%) VC++
12 9 (4.15%) C
12 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.76%) Ruby
14 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (12.90%) CCNP
1 28 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (8.76%) Degree
3 17 (7.83%) CCNA
3 17 (7.83%) ISEB
3 17 (7.83%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.15%) CCIE
6 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.30%) CCDA
8 5 (2.30%) CCDP
9 4 (1.84%) CCSA
9 4 (1.84%) CCSP
9 4 (1.84%) CCVP
9 4 (1.84%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.84%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.59%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) GAMP
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) Firmware
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.84%) Nagios
2 4 (1.84%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.92%) SCOM
3 2 (0.92%) Simpana
3 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) Nessus
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (31.80%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.89%) Oracle
3 31 (14.29%) Cisco
4 14 (6.45%) MKS
5 12 (5.53%) Juniper
6 11 (5.07%) F5
7 10 (4.61%) Siebel
8 8 (3.69%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.23%) VMware
10 6 (2.76%) Citrix
10 6 (2.76%) CommVault
10 6 (2.76%) HP
10 6 (2.76%) NetScout
10 6 (2.76%) Xamarin
11 5 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (2.30%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.30%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.30%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.30%) TOWER Software
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