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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 733 594 544
Rank change year-on-year
-139 -50
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 174 288 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.77% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 244 299
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
18646 16312 17053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.19% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15426 13913 14731
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 -133 168 £40,000 - 25
South East -57 56 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire -17 36 £33,000 -25.00% 5
London -70 28 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +2 23 £45,000 +9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -5 23 £33,000 -26.66% 4
East of England -26 23 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -21 18 £43,750 +9.37% 3
South Yorkshire +1 13 £32,500 -24.41%
South West -16 13 £36,000 +10.76% 4
Sheffield - 13 £32,500 -
Leeds -19 12 £31,500 +57.50% 2
Slough +12 9 £40,000 -30.43%
Bedfordshire -4 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Luton - 9 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire +5 8 £37,000 -22.91% 3
Cheltenham - 8 £37,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +2 6 £51,250 +50.73% 2
Hertfordshire -5 6 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London -14 6 £59,500 +8.18%
Wokingham - 6 £47,500 -
Farnborough -6 5 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands -15 5 £37,500 - 4
Surrey -26 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxford - 5 £52,500 - 2
Bristol - 5 £28,576 - 1
Southampton +7 4 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Cambridge -6 4 £45,000 +83.67%
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £45,000 -30.76%
Halifax - 4 £46,250 - 1

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 270 (72.39%) .NET
2 242 (64.88%) SQL Server
3 223 (59.79%) C#
4 194 (52.01%) Microsoft
5 191 (51.21%) ASP.NET
6 178 (47.72%) XML
7 165 (44.24%) HTML
8 155 (41.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 145 (38.87%) JavaScript
10 136 (36.46%) SQL
11 124 (33.24%) Windows
12 122 (32.71%) Visual Studio
13 119 (31.90%) MVC
14 117 (31.37%) Subversion
15 106 (28.42%) CSS
16 97 (26.01%) jQuery
17 88 (23.59%) Software Engineering
18 87 (23.32%) Web Services
19 86 (23.06%) VB.NET
19 86 (23.06%) MS Excel
20 80 (21.45%) SQL Server 2008
21 77 (20.64%) Degree
22 76 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (20.11%) Oracle
24 69 (18.50%) VB
25 68 (18.23%) IIS
26 67 (17.96%) Finance
26 67 (17.96%) Java
27 65 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 62 (16.62%) .NET Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 68 (18.23%) IIS
2 31 (8.31%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (6.17%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.29%) CMS
6 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.61%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.34%) SAS
10 4 (1.07%) Apache
11 3 (0.80%) Site Server
11 3 (0.80%) Drupal
12 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.27%) Liferay
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) DNN
12 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (23.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) assyst
3 4 (1.07%) Advent Geneva
3 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.07%) PORTIA
4 3 (0.80%) AWD
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.68%) SaaS
2 5 (1.34%) PaaS
2 5 (1.34%) IaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.24%) Internet
2 25 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.09%) WAN
3 19 (5.09%) Firewall
4 18 (4.83%) LAN
4 18 (4.83%) Intranet
5 15 (4.02%) SSL
5 15 (4.02%) FTP
6 12 (3.22%) VPN
6 12 (3.22%) EIGRP
7 11 (2.95%) MPLS
7 11 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.41%) Network Security
8 9 (2.41%) OSPF
8 9 (2.41%) BGP
8 9 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.88%) HSRP
10 6 (1.61%) TACACS
10 6 (1.61%) IPsec
10 6 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (64.88%) SQL Server
2 80 (21.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (16.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (11.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 34 (9.12%) Oracle Database
8 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (4.29%) RDBMS
11 15 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.88%) MySQL
15 7 (1.88%) MS Access
16 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.07%) DB2
18 3 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 155 (41.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (32.71%) Visual Studio
3 117 (31.37%) Subversion
4 36 (9.65%) Git (software)
5 26 (6.97%) Jenkins
6 24 (6.43%) NUnit
7 23 (6.17%) JIRA
8 18 (4.83%) CruiseControl
9 17 (4.56%) MSI
10 16 (4.29%) WiX
11 14 (3.75%) MSBuild
12 11 (2.95%) Hudson
12 11 (2.95%) ClearCase
13 10 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.41%) TestComplete
14 9 (2.41%) SilkTest
14 9 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (1.88%) Toad
15 7 (1.88%) Bugzilla
15 7 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 67 (17.96%) Finance
2 20 (5.36%) Retail
3 18 (4.83%) Banking
4 11 (2.95%) Marketing
5 9 (2.41%) Back Office
6 8 (2.14%) Front Office
6 8 (2.14%) Legal
7 6 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.34%) Law
8 5 (1.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 212 (56.84%) Developer
2 105 (28.15%) .NET Developer
3 68 (18.23%) Software Developer
4 58 (15.55%) C# Developer
5 50 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (12.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (11.53%) Software Engineer
8 30 (8.04%) Senior Developer
9 27 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (6.97%) Analyst
11 19 (5.09%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (4.83%) Applications Developer
12 18 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (4.83%) VB.NET Developer
13 16 (4.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.02%) Network Engineer
15 14 (3.75%) Graduate
15 14 (3.75%) Junior
15 14 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 14 (3.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (72.39%) .NET
2 191 (51.21%) ASP.NET
3 178 (47.72%) XML
4 165 (44.24%) HTML
5 106 (28.42%) CSS
6 97 (26.01%) jQuery
7 87 (23.32%) Web Services
8 76 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (16.62%) .NET Framework
10 49 (13.14%) Ajax
11 44 (11.80%) WCF
11 44 (11.80%) HTML5
12 31 (8.31%) XSLT
13 30 (8.04%) SOAP
14 29 (7.77%) ADO.NET
14 29 (7.77%) REST
15 27 (7.24%) WPF
15 27 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 27 (7.24%) WinForms
16 23 (6.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.72%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.63%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.75%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.68%) EMV
5 10 (2.68%) Replication
5 10 (2.68%) Cryptography
5 10 (2.68%) RIA
5 10 (2.68%) Celerra
6 8 (2.14%) EFT
7 7 (1.88%) Clustering
7 7 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.34%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.34%) iPhone
8 5 (1.34%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.07%) Social Media
9 4 (1.07%) EPoS
9 4 (1.07%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.80%) GIS
10 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.24%) Windows
2 38 (10.19%) Linux
3 16 (4.29%) Android
3 16 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.49%) UNIX
6 12 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.88%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.34%) HPUX
9 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (31.90%) MVC
2 88 (23.59%) Software Engineering
3 47 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.80%) OO
5 43 (11.53%) SOA
6 36 (9.65%) Workflow
7 34 (9.12%) Scrum
7 34 (9.12%) Unit Testing
8 30 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.77%) OOD
10 28 (7.51%) Web Development
11 26 (6.97%) Content Management
12 24 (6.43%) Release Management
13 23 (6.17%) Change Control
14 22 (5.90%) UML
15 21 (5.63%) Project Management
16 17 (4.56%) Multithreading
17 16 (4.29%) System Testing
17 16 (4.29%) Configuration Management
18 15 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 223 (59.79%) C#
2 145 (38.87%) JavaScript
3 136 (36.46%) SQL
4 86 (23.06%) VB.NET
5 69 (18.50%) VB
6 67 (17.96%) Java
7 55 (14.75%) C++
8 52 (13.94%) T-SQL
9 38 (10.19%) VB6
10 31 (8.31%) C
11 16 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.29%) VBA
12 12 (3.22%) VBScript
13 9 (2.41%) PHP
13 9 (2.41%) XPath
14 8 (2.14%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.88%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.61%) Python
17 4 (1.07%) XQuery
18 3 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (20.64%) Degree
2 20 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.41%) ISEB
4 9 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.14%) MCP
6 7 (1.88%) CCNP
6 7 (1.88%) CCNA
6 7 (1.88%) CFA
7 5 (1.34%) MCSE
8 4 (1.07%) CCIE
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.80%) MCAD
9 3 (0.80%) MCPD
10 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.27%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.31%) QA
2 12 (3.22%) GAMP
3 9 (2.41%) SLA
4 6 (1.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.80%) HL7
5 3 (0.80%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.68%) Legato
2 10 (2.68%) ARCserve
3 5 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 194 (52.01%) Microsoft
2 75 (20.11%) Oracle
3 23 (6.17%) Cisco
4 22 (5.90%) VMware
5 11 (2.95%) Infragistics
5 11 (2.95%) NetApp
6 10 (2.68%) Veritas
6 10 (2.68%) Telerik
6 10 (2.68%) EMC
6 10 (2.68%) DevExpress
7 9 (2.41%) Citrix
7 9 (2.41%) HP
7 9 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.14%) SunGard
8 8 (2.14%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.14%) EPiServer
8 8 (2.14%) VeriFone
9 7 (1.88%) BI-SAM
9 7 (1.88%) IBM
9 7 (1.88%) Serena
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29240 - £36120 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 19 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago