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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 662 780 581
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -199
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 238 147 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.77% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 195 114 273
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
18835 19188 16537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 16.25% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15856 16118 14080
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,724 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +121 237 £45,000 - 19
London +38 67 £52,500 -11.01% 4
South East +21 49 £41,250 -2.36% 1
North West +32 38 £42,500 +21.42% 3
South West -1 28 £44,250 +19.59% 1
East of England +13 27 £42,500 -5.55%
Manchester - 24 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +9 22 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire +4 22 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Hampshire +17 20 £40,000 -5.88% 1
City of London +26 17 £54,000 -8.47% 1
Halifax +9 17 £45,000 -
Essex +8 13 £50,000 -
Cheshire +18 12 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Milton Keynes 0 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Brentwood -1 12 - -
Salisbury - 11 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -5 9 £42,500 +45.11%
East Midlands +8 8 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Berkshire -1 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire -6 8 £37,500 +1.35%
Bedfordshire +5 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Leeds +6 5 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Nottingham -2 5 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Wokingham -3 5 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire -8 5 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Wembley - 5 £45,000 -
Crewe - 5 - -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 279 (63.55%) .NET
2 255 (58.09%) SQL
3 253 (57.63%) SQL Server
4 231 (52.62%) C#
5 226 (51.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 186 (42.37%) HTML
7 180 (41.00%) XML
8 174 (39.64%) JavaScript
9 162 (36.90%) ASP.NET
10 153 (34.85%) Microsoft
11 139 (31.66%) jQuery
11 139 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
12 134 (30.52%) Oracle
13 132 (30.07%) Subversion
14 128 (29.16%) CSS
15 115 (26.20%) MVC
16 105 (23.92%) Visual Studio
17 101 (23.01%) Windows
18 90 (20.50%) SDLC
19 88 (20.05%) Web Services
19 88 (20.05%) SQL Server 2008
20 81 (18.45%) T-SQL
21 80 (18.22%) MS Excel
22 77 (17.54%) Java
23 71 (16.17%) SQL Server 2005
23 71 (16.17%) WCF
24 69 (15.72%) Finance
25 68 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
26 67 (15.26%) HTML5
26 67 (15.26%) MS Office

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 59 (13.44%) IIS
2 52 (11.85%) SharePoint
3 36 (8.20%) Apache
4 30 (6.83%) JBoss
5 25 (5.69%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.19%) Drupal
7 12 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.28%) CMS
8 10 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.82%) DNN
10 8 (1.82%) Facebook Platform
11 6 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.91%) Liferay
12 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.91%) Jetty
13 3 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 80 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 67 (15.26%) MS Office
3 24 (5.47%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.05%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) MS Project
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (4.10%) AWD
2 6 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.91%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Staffware
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 38 (8.66%) BGP
3 33 (7.52%) Cisco IOS
3 33 (7.52%) LAN
4 32 (7.29%) WAN
4 32 (7.29%) EIGRP
5 31 (7.06%) Firewall
6 27 (6.15%) VPN
7 26 (5.92%) Wireshark
8 25 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (4.78%) Wireless
10 20 (4.56%) OSPF
11 15 (3.42%) FWSM
12 14 (3.19%) TCP/IP
13 12 (2.73%) DNS
14 11 (2.51%) MPLS
14 11 (2.51%) VoIP
15 8 (1.82%) DHCP
15 8 (1.82%) LDAP
15 8 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 88 (20.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (16.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 57 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (12.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 37 (8.43%) Oracle Database
7 35 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (4.56%) MySQL
9 18 (4.10%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (2.28%) DB2
11 10 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.28%) OLTP
12 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.59%) SSDT
15 6 (1.37%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 226 (51.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 132 (30.07%) Subversion
3 105 (23.92%) Visual Studio
4 43 (9.79%) Git (software)
5 29 (6.61%) Jenkins
6 28 (6.38%) JIRA
7 22 (5.01%) Mercurial
8 19 (4.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (4.10%) CruiseControl
10 17 (3.87%) Selenium
11 16 (3.64%) WebDriver
11 16 (3.64%) Cucumber
11 16 (3.64%) Mockito
11 16 (3.64%) SoapUI
12 14 (3.19%) ReSharper
13 12 (2.73%) Maven
13 12 (2.73%) Hudson
14 10 (2.28%) Toad
14 10 (2.28%) Bugzilla
15 8 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 69 (15.72%) Finance
2 32 (7.29%) Publishing
3 15 (3.42%) Marketing
4 14 (3.19%) Retail
5 12 (2.73%) Back Office
6 10 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.37%) Automotive
8 5 (1.14%) Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Games
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (56.26%) Developer
2 85 (19.36%) .NET Developer
3 71 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 64 (14.58%) Software Developer
5 58 (13.21%) C# Developer
6 42 (9.57%) Analyst
7 38 (8.66%) Senior Software Developer
8 34 (7.74%) Network Engineer
8 34 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.69%) Architect
10 23 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 22 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (4.78%) Senior Network Engineer
13 18 (4.10%) SQL Developer
13 18 (4.10%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.87%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.64%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.64%) Test Specialist
15 16 (3.64%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (63.55%) .NET
2 186 (42.37%) HTML
3 180 (41.00%) XML
4 162 (36.90%) ASP.NET
5 139 (31.66%) jQuery
6 128 (29.16%) CSS
7 88 (20.05%) Web Services
8 71 (16.17%) WCF
9 68 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (15.26%) HTML5
11 52 (11.85%) .NET Framework
12 49 (11.16%) Ajax
12 49 (11.16%) XSLT
13 42 (9.57%) Silverlight
14 41 (9.34%) CSS3
14 41 (9.34%) WPF
15 37 (8.43%) RESTful
16 34 (7.74%) Entity Framework
17 26 (5.92%) SOAP
18 25 (5.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.24%) Kindle
4 22 (5.01%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.10%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.28%) User Experience
7 10 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.82%) Social Media
9 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.37%) W3C
10 6 (1.37%) Replication
10 6 (1.37%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.37%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.91%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.68%) ASTM
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.01%) Windows
2 49 (11.16%) Linux
3 32 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.28%) UNIX
8 5 (1.14%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.23%) Fedora
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (26.20%) MVC
3 90 (20.50%) SDLC
4 64 (14.58%) Project Management
4 64 (14.58%) Software Engineering
5 56 (12.76%) Scrum
6 46 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (10.02%) ITIL
8 41 (9.34%) TDD
9 35 (7.97%) OO
9 35 (7.97%) Configuration Management
10 32 (7.29%) Unit Testing
11 31 (7.06%) Incident Management
12 29 (6.61%) Service Management
13 28 (6.38%) UML
14 27 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (5.92%) Change Management
16 25 (5.69%) ETL
16 25 (5.69%) Security Patching
16 25 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (58.09%) SQL
2 231 (52.62%) C#
3 174 (39.64%) JavaScript
4 81 (18.45%) T-SQL
5 77 (17.54%) Java
6 64 (14.58%) VB
6 64 (14.58%) VB.NET
7 35 (7.97%) PL/SQL
8 29 (6.61%) C++
9 28 (6.38%) C
10 23 (5.24%) PHP
11 20 (4.56%) VB6
12 17 (3.87%) Groovy
13 14 (3.19%) XQuery
14 9 (2.05%) XPath
14 9 (2.05%) VBScript
15 8 (1.82%) VBA
15 8 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (10.93%) Degree
2 38 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 35 (7.97%) CCNP
5 21 (4.78%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.56%) CCNA
7 17 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.96%) MCAD
9 11 (2.51%) HND
10 5 (1.14%) CCDP
10 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.91%) Siebel Certification
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.68%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.68%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.46%) CIMA
13 2 (0.46%) ISEB
13 2 (0.46%) CISSP
13 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.02%) QA
2 32 (7.29%) SLA
3 23 (5.24%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.14%) GAMP
6 3 (0.68%) HL7
7 2 (0.46%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.68%) Firmware
5 3 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (5.69%) Cisco LMS
1 25 (5.69%) Opsview
2 17 (3.87%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (3.42%) Nagios
5 9 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.37%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.91%) SCCM
7 4 (0.91%) SCOM
8 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.68%) MOM
8 3 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.46%) Foglight
9 2 (0.46%) OPNET
9 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 153 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 134 (30.52%) Oracle
3 41 (9.34%) Cisco
4 21 (4.78%) MKS
5 20 (4.56%) VMware
6 18 (4.10%) Sitecore
7 13 (2.96%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.73%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.51%) F5
10 9 (2.05%) Telerik
10 9 (2.05%) Google
10 9 (2.05%) LANDesk
11 8 (1.82%) HP
11 8 (1.82%) Siebel
11 8 (1.82%) Facebook
11 8 (1.82%) Twitter
12 7 (1.59%) Riverbed
12 7 (1.59%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.37%) NetScout
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standards
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: standard
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £43000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 58k per year + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Human Recognition Systems
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago