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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 809 770 788
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 74 197 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.03% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 129 150
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,001 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,625 £37,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -13.29%

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
17140 19065 18127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.16% 17.72% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14606 16166 15290
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 £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -38 52 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +23 13 £46,000 +31.42% 2
London +30 12 £50,000 -
South East +46 11 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Hertfordshire +14 10 £46,000 -14.41% 2
Chiswick - 7 £50,000 -
South West +7 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Hampshire +3 6 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke -6 6 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East Midlands -17 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottingham -20 5 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -22 5 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Bristol +17 4 £35,000 -2.77%
Watford -5 4 £46,000 -3.15%
North West -24 4 £47,750 +24.02% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 4 - -
Manchester -11 3 £47,750 -4.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £25,000 -
Brentford - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire +50 1 £54,000 -
Reading +42 1 £54,000 -
City of London +23 1 £70,000 +28.44%
Wiltshire +23 1 £42,500 -
Surrey +12 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Bedfordshire -2 1 £65,500 +87.14%
Cheltenham -11 1 £46,500 +48.80%
Gloucestershire -21 1 £46,500 +32.85%
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 93 (61.59%) SQL
2 83 (54.97%) C#
3 75 (49.67%) .NET
4 71 (47.02%) Subversion
5 61 (40.40%) Microsoft
6 60 (39.74%) ASP.NET
7 58 (38.41%) SQL Server
8 56 (37.09%) HTML
9 55 (36.42%) CSS
10 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (32.45%) JavaScript
12 45 (29.80%) Oracle
13 44 (29.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 43 (28.48%) ITIL
14 43 (28.48%) jQuery
15 42 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (27.15%) MVC
17 40 (26.49%) SOA
18 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
19 37 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
20 36 (23.84%) Windows
20 36 (23.84%) Degree
21 35 (23.18%) SOLID
22 34 (22.52%) Visual Studio
23 33 (21.85%) MS Excel
23 33 (21.85%) SharePoint
24 32 (21.19%) Automated Testing
24 32 (21.19%) HTML5
25 31 (20.53%) CSS3

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 33 (21.85%) SharePoint
2 30 (19.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 24 (15.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (4.64%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (1.99%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.99%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
2 3 (1.99%) MS Project
2 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.21%) Office 365
2 27 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) Firewall
2 14 (9.27%) BGP
3 13 (8.61%) VPN
4 12 (7.95%) MPLS
4 12 (7.95%) OSPF
5 9 (5.96%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (5.96%) iSCSI
6 8 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (5.30%) IP Telephony
7 7 (4.64%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (4.64%) LAN
7 7 (4.64%) Wireless
8 6 (3.97%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.31%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (3.31%) DNS
9 5 (3.31%) WAN
9 5 (3.31%) WLAN
10 4 (2.65%) DHCP
10 4 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (11.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (4.64%) OLTP
10 4 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.32%) MySQL
12 2 (1.32%) ZAP BI
13 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (47.02%) Subversion
2 44 (29.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
4 34 (22.52%) Visual Studio
5 25 (16.56%) Jasmine
5 25 (16.56%) MSTest
5 25 (16.56%) NUnit
5 25 (16.56%) Selenium
6 21 (13.91%) TeamCity
7 15 (9.93%) CruiseControl
8 14 (9.27%) Mercurial
9 11 (7.28%) SpecFlow
9 11 (7.28%) TestComplete
10 8 (5.30%) Bugzilla
10 8 (5.30%) Hudson
10 8 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (4.64%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (16.56%) Advertising
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Electronics
3 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (58.94%) Developer
2 25 (16.56%) SQL Developer
3 22 (14.57%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.25%) C# Developer
4 20 (13.25%) T-SQL Developer
5 17 (11.26%) Network Engineer
6 15 (9.93%) Applications Developer
7 14 (9.27%) SSIS Developer
8 13 (8.61%) Analyst
8 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.95%) Lead Developer
10 11 (7.28%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Consultant
11 9 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Applications Support
12 8 (5.30%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (5.30%) Test Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (49.67%) .NET
2 60 (39.74%) ASP.NET
3 56 (37.09%) HTML
4 55 (36.42%) CSS
5 43 (28.48%) jQuery
6 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
6 37 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (21.19%) HTML5
8 31 (20.53%) CSS3
9 27 (17.88%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (17.22%) Middleware
10 26 (17.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (13.91%) XML
12 20 (13.25%) PhoneGap
13 17 (11.26%) SOAP
14 15 (9.93%) WCF
14 15 (9.93%) Web Services
15 12 (7.95%) .NET Framework
16 8 (5.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Computer Science
1 28 (18.54%) User Experience
2 27 (17.88%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.95%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.28%) Mathematics
5 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.96%) Replication
7 5 (3.31%) iSeries
8 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) CMDB
9 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) PKI
10 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.84%) Windows
2 26 (17.22%) Linux
3 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.48%) ITIL
3 42 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (27.15%) MVC
5 40 (26.49%) SOA
6 35 (23.18%) SOLID
7 32 (21.19%) Automated Testing
8 28 (18.54%) DevOps
9 27 (17.88%) OO
9 27 (17.88%) OOD
10 26 (17.22%) Continuous Deployment
11 25 (16.56%) Mobile Application Development
11 25 (16.56%) Refactoring
11 25 (16.56%) Translating Business Requirements
11 25 (16.56%) Web Development
12 22 (14.57%) Mobile Development
12 22 (14.57%) Open Source
13 21 (13.91%) SDLC
14 19 (12.58%) Issue Tracking
15 15 (9.93%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 93 (61.59%) SQL
2 83 (54.97%) C#
3 49 (32.45%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.22%) T-SQL
5 22 (14.57%) VB
6 11 (7.28%) C++
6 11 (7.28%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.31%) Java
10 4 (2.65%) C
11 2 (1.32%) VB6
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (23.84%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) ISEB
2 11 (7.28%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.97%) CCNP
4 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.65%) CCIE
5 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.99%) CCNA
6 3 (1.99%) MCSE
7 2 (1.32%) CCSP
8 1 (0.66%) CCDA
8 1 (0.66%) CCDP
8 1 (0.66%) CCSA
8 1 (0.66%) CCVP
8 1 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (13.91%) Puppet
2 8 (5.30%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (29.80%) Oracle
3 28 (18.54%) Xamarin
4 26 (17.22%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (17.22%) Sitecore
5 18 (11.92%) Cisco
6 10 (6.62%) Juniper
6 10 (6.62%) Palo Alto
7 9 (5.96%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (5.96%) EqualLogic
7 9 (5.96%) VMware
8 8 (5.30%) CommVault
8 8 (5.30%) F5
9 7 (4.64%) MKS
10 4 (2.65%) Citrix
10 4 (2.65%) IBM
10 4 (2.65%) SAP
10 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.65%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.99%) HP
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