The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 816 746
Rank change year-on-year +41 -70  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 87 98 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.58% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 76 76 161
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17564 16842 17600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.97% 18.23% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14608 14785 14888
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London -5 26 £51,250 +2.50% 6
East of England +9 18 £58,750 +6.81%
South West +19 14 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +46 10 £52,500 -10.25% 2
West Midlands +19 7 £40,000 -
East Midlands +17 6 £38,750 -13.88%
North West -37 5 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £32,500 -40.90%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 82 (58.16%) SQL
2 75 (53.19%) C#
3 69 (48.94%) .NET
4 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 60 (42.55%) HTML
6 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
7 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (34.75%) CSS
8 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
9 46 (32.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (31.91%) jQuery
10 45 (31.91%) Degree
11 44 (31.21%) Subversion
11 44 (31.21%) Oracle
12 42 (29.79%) OO
13 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
14 40 (28.37%) Web Development
14 40 (28.37%) Git (software)
15 39 (27.66%) Linux
16 38 (26.95%) Windows
16 38 (26.95%) Cisco
16 38 (26.95%) AngularJS
17 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
17 37 (26.24%) MVC
18 36 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
20 34 (24.11%) Open Source
20 34 (24.11%) HTML5

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 29 (20.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (19.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (4.26%) Confluence
5 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (19.86%) Office 365
3 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.13%) GitHub
4 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 3 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) IaaS
5 2 (1.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) LAN
2 23 (16.31%) BGP
3 22 (15.60%) WAN
4 20 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (14.18%) Firewall
5 18 (12.77%) EIGRP
5 18 (12.77%) Wireless
6 17 (12.06%) VPN
7 15 (10.64%) SSL
8 14 (9.93%) OSPF
9 13 (9.22%) IPsec
9 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
10 12 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (8.51%) Multicast
11 11 (7.80%) DNS
11 11 (7.80%) Network Security
12 10 (7.09%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (6.38%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (6.38%) DHCP
13 9 (6.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.84%) MySQL
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.13%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) MS Access
9 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (32.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (31.21%) Subversion
3 40 (28.37%) Git (software)
4 31 (21.99%) NUnit
5 28 (19.86%) Visual Studio
6 27 (19.15%) Jasmine
6 27 (19.15%) MSTest
6 27 (19.15%) Selenium
7 18 (12.77%) TeamCity
8 15 (10.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
10 9 (6.38%) JIRA
11 8 (5.67%) Hudson
11 8 (5.67%) TestComplete
12 7 (4.96%) Bugzilla
13 5 (3.55%) CruiseControl
14 4 (2.84%) Mercurial
15 3 (2.13%) FxCop
15 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (2.13%) StyleCop
General
1 27 (19.15%) Advertising
2 23 (16.31%) Finance
3 7 (4.96%) Automotive
4 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) French Language
6 2 (1.42%) German Language
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (49.65%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) C# Developer
3 25 (17.73%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.31%) .NET Developer
5 21 (14.89%) Network Engineer
6 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (10.64%) Software Developer
8 14 (9.93%) Analyst
9 13 (9.22%) Web Developer
10 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (8.51%) SQL Developer
11 10 (7.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (48.94%) .NET
2 60 (42.55%) HTML
3 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
4 49 (34.75%) CSS
5 45 (31.91%) jQuery
6 38 (26.95%) AngularJS
7 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (24.11%) HTML5
9 32 (22.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (21.99%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (21.28%) Middleware
12 28 (19.86%) CSS3
12 28 (19.86%) XML
13 27 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (14.89%) Web Services
15 14 (9.93%) Ajax
16 12 (8.51%) PhoneGap
17 9 (6.38%) MFC
18 7 (4.96%) .NET Framework
18 7 (4.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.15%) User Experience
3 13 (9.22%) Client/Server
3 13 (9.22%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.13%) CMDB
8 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.71%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.71%) iSeries
10 1 (0.71%) SCORM
10 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Linux
2 38 (26.95%) Windows
3 9 (6.38%) Unix
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) OO
3 40 (28.37%) Web Development
4 37 (26.24%) MVC
4 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
5 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (24.11%) Open Source
7 33 (23.40%) DevOps
7 33 (23.40%) OOD
8 31 (21.99%) Refactoring
8 31 (21.99%) SOLID
9 30 (21.28%) ITIL
10 29 (20.57%) SOA
11 27 (19.15%) Continuous Deployment
11 27 (19.15%) Mobile Development
11 27 (19.15%) Translating Business Requirements
12 19 (13.48%) SDLC
13 14 (9.93%) Migration
14 13 (9.22%) Issue Tracking
14 13 (9.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.16%) SQL
2 75 (53.19%) C#
3 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.86%) T-SQL
5 19 (13.48%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.35%) Python
7 12 (8.51%) VB
8 11 (7.80%) C++
9 8 (5.67%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.96%) Java
11 3 (2.13%) Go
11 3 (2.13%) Perl
11 3 (2.13%) Ruby
11 3 (2.13%) VB6
11 3 (2.13%) VC++
12 2 (1.42%) F#
12 2 (1.42%) Groovy
12 2 (1.42%) Lisp
12 2 (1.42%) Scala
13 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 35 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (21.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (19.15%) CCNP
5 15 (10.64%) CCIE
6 10 (7.09%) CCNA
7 8 (5.67%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.67%) ISEB
7 8 (5.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 9 (6.38%) SLA
3 3 (2.13%) Basel II
3 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Docker
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Puppet
2 8 (5.67%) Cisco LMS
2 8 (5.67%) Nagios
2 8 (5.67%) Opsview
3 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) Ansible
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.13%) Terraform
5 1 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.21%) Oracle
3 38 (26.95%) Cisco
4 27 (19.15%) Xamarin
5 14 (9.93%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (9.22%) F5
7 12 (8.51%) Sitecore
8 9 (6.38%) Juniper
8 9 (6.38%) Palo Alto
9 8 (5.67%) Riverbed
9 8 (5.67%) TOWER Software
9 8 (5.67%) VMware
10 6 (4.26%) Avaya
10 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.84%) Brocade
11 4 (2.84%) Google
11 4 (2.84%) McAfee
11 4 (2.84%) SAP
12 3 (2.13%) Perforce
12 3 (2.13%) Tripwire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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