Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1028 859
Rank change year-on-year +51 -169 +109
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 182 157 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.088% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.47% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 147 127 341
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34206 33432 36310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.39% 18.66% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28110 29160 30959
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 79 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +20 40 £45,000 +20.00%
South East +37 35 £52,500 +16.67% 1
East of England -17 20 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North of England +4 5 £42,000 -11.58% 1
Yorkshire +35 4 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Midlands +19 3 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +18 3 £37,500 - 1
North West -22 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 112 (61.54%) SQL
2 95 (52.20%) SQL Server
3 83 (45.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (41.76%) Microsoft
5 73 (40.11%) C#
6 60 (32.97%) .NET
7 59 (32.42%) HTML
8 54 (29.67%) Cisco
9 52 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (28.02%) LAN
11 49 (26.92%) CSS
11 49 (26.92%) MVC
12 46 (25.27%) WAN
12 46 (25.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (24.73%) XML
14 43 (23.63%) T-SQL
14 43 (23.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (23.63%) HTML5
15 42 (23.08%) JavaScript
16 39 (21.43%) CCNP
16 39 (21.43%) SLA
16 39 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
17 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (20.88%) NX-OS
17 38 (20.88%) VMware
17 38 (20.88%) Service Management
18 37 (20.33%) Nagios
18 37 (20.33%) Windows
18 37 (20.33%) Incident Management
18 37 (20.33%) Cisco LMS

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 25 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.30%) Apache
6 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.20%) Confluence
7 4 (2.20%) Mule
7 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.65%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.65%) JBoss
8 3 (1.65%) Jetty
8 3 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.99%) Office 365
4 12 (6.59%) SaaS
5 9 (4.95%) GitHub
6 8 (4.40%) Datadog
7 7 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.75%) IaaS
8 5 (2.75%) PaaS
9 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.02%) LAN
2 46 (25.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 46 (25.27%) WAN
3 38 (20.88%) NX-OS
4 36 (19.78%) BGP
5 35 (19.23%) EIGRP
6 25 (13.74%) Cisco IOS
6 25 (13.74%) Wireshark
7 23 (12.64%) VPN
8 18 (9.89%) Firewall
9 16 (8.79%) TCP/IP
10 14 (7.69%) VoIP
11 13 (7.14%) DNS
11 13 (7.14%) Wireless
12 12 (6.59%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (6.59%) ICMP
12 12 (6.59%) IPsec
12 12 (6.59%) OSPF
12 12 (6.59%) WLAN
13 9 (4.95%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (52.20%) SQL Server
2 43 (23.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (18.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 31 (17.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (8.24%) MySQL
7 15 (8.24%) NoSQL
8 12 (6.59%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.20%) DB2
14 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (1.10%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 83 (45.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (17.58%) Git (software)
3 31 (17.03%) Visual Studio
4 30 (16.48%) Subversion
5 24 (13.19%) Mercurial
6 21 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 21 (11.54%) NUnit
7 17 (9.34%) Selenium
8 15 (8.24%) Jasmine
8 15 (8.24%) MSTest
9 13 (7.14%) Hudson
10 12 (6.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (4.40%) Artifactory
11 8 (4.40%) Bugzilla
11 8 (4.40%) CruiseControl
11 8 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (4.40%) TeamCity
12 7 (3.85%) JIRA
13 3 (1.65%) Ant
13 3 (1.65%) Maven
General
1 15 (8.24%) Advertising
2 10 (5.49%) Back Office
3 9 (4.95%) Finance
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) French Language
5 2 (1.10%) German Language
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (53.85%) Developer
2 51 (28.02%) Network Engineer
3 42 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 39 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 28 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 26 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 22 (12.09%) C# Developer
8 20 (10.99%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (10.99%) SSIS Developer
9 19 (10.44%) SSRS Developer
9 19 (10.44%) T-SQL Developer
9 19 (10.44%) XML Developer
10 14 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.59%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) VB Developer
13 9 (4.95%) VB6 Developer
13 9 (4.95%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.97%) .NET
2 59 (32.42%) HTML
3 49 (26.92%) CSS
4 45 (24.73%) XML
5 43 (23.63%) HTML5
6 33 (18.13%) ASP.NET
7 31 (17.03%) jQuery
7 31 (17.03%) Web Services
8 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 22 (12.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (10.44%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (8.79%) Middleware
14 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
14 15 (8.24%) CSS3
15 11 (6.04%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (6.04%) WinForms
16 10 (5.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.44%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.59%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.59%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.49%) User Experience
6 9 (4.95%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.20%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.65%) CMDB
9 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) PKI
10 2 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.33%) Windows
2 30 (16.48%) Linux
3 19 (10.44%) Unix
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) CentOS
6 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.92%) MVC
2 39 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 38 (20.88%) Service Management
4 37 (20.33%) Capacity Management
4 37 (20.33%) Incident Management
4 37 (20.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (20.33%) Security Patching
5 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (14.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (13.19%) Defect Management
7 24 (13.19%) DevOps
7 24 (13.19%) Test Automation
8 23 (12.64%) Mathematics
8 23 (12.64%) OO
9 22 (12.09%) SOA
10 19 (10.44%) Open Source
10 19 (10.44%) Web Development
11 18 (9.89%) Performance Improvement
12 16 (8.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 112 (61.54%) SQL
2 73 (40.11%) C#
3 43 (23.63%) T-SQL
4 42 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.78%) Python
6 17 (9.34%) VB
7 14 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.59%) Go
8 12 (6.59%) Ruby
9 11 (6.04%) VB6
10 9 (4.95%) C++
10 9 (4.95%) Java
10 9 (4.95%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.65%) Perl
11 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 2 (1.10%) VC++
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (21.43%) CCNP
3 37 (20.33%) DV Cleared
3 37 (20.33%) Security Cleared
4 28 (15.38%) Degree
5 24 (13.19%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (7.14%) CCNA
8 8 (4.40%) CCIE
8 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.10%) CCIE Security
9 2 (1.10%) CCSA
9 2 (1.10%) CCSE
9 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.55%) ISEB
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.43%) SLA
2 12 (6.59%) QA
3 3 (1.65%) GAMP
System Software
1 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.14%) Docker
3 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.10%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (20.33%) Cisco LMS
1 37 (20.33%) Nagios
1 37 (20.33%) Opsview
2 15 (8.24%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.14%) Puppet
4 12 (6.59%) Ansible
4 12 (6.59%) Terraform
5 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 76 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (29.67%) Cisco
3 38 (20.88%) VMware
4 33 (18.13%) Oracle
5 15 (8.24%) Xamarin
6 10 (5.49%) Google
6 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.49%) Sitecore
7 7 (3.85%) Perforce
7 7 (3.85%) Sybase
8 6 (3.30%) Avaya
8 6 (3.30%) Meraki
8 6 (3.30%) Solace
9 5 (2.75%) DevExpress
10 4 (2.20%) F5
10 4 (2.20%) Juniper
10 4 (2.20%) Telerik
11 3 (1.65%) CA
11 3 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.65%) Informatica