The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
London / City of London
Rank 215 260 290
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.70% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 29
Median salary £45,000 £54,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.43% +11.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27%  

VSS/SourceSafe is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 987 1283 1376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.45% 18.14% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1159 1209
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London.

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ICMP
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) ICMP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Go
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) FireEye
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) Tripwire