Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 941 1039 995
Rank change year-on-year +98 -44 -107
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 220 111 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.35% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 186 83 239
England median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £38,000 £28,950 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £58,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,375 £49,000
% change year-on-year -3.80% +0.77% +8.89%

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 34,371 31,558 34,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.77% 19.71% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28,240 26,979 29,955
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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
South West +52 63 £42,500 -15.00% 7
London +19 56 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South East +21 49 £47,500 +19.50% 1
East of England -35 27 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +16 20 £57,500 +43.75%
Midlands -1 20 £57,500 +53.33%
North of England +5 5 £23,000 -38.67%
Yorkshire +17 4 £23,000 -41.03%
North West -18 1 £52,500 +40.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 120 (54.55%) SQL
2 105 (47.73%) C#
3 92 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 87 (39.55%) Microsoft
5 84 (38.18%) Cisco
6 83 (37.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 82 (37.27%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (37.27%) .NET
8 81 (36.82%) HTML
9 78 (35.45%) Network Monitoring
10 73 (33.18%) CSS
11 70 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 70 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 66 (30.00%) Oracle
13 65 (29.55%) Service Management
14 62 (28.18%) MVC
14 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (27.27%) jQuery
16 59 (26.82%) ITIL
17 58 (26.36%) ASP.NET
17 58 (26.36%) VB
17 58 (26.36%) CCNP
18 57 (25.91%) Degree
19 54 (24.55%) Test Automation
19 54 (24.55%) CSS3
19 54 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
20 53 (24.09%) XML
21 50 (22.73%) LAN
21 50 (22.73%) WAN
21 50 (22.73%) VMware

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 32 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 31 (14.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.91%) Apache
5 2 (0.91%) Confluence
5 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (8.18%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.82%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.91%) Revit
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.82%) Office 365
3 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.73%) SaaS
5 4 (1.82%) Datadog
5 4 (1.82%) IaaS
5 4 (1.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 50 (22.73%) LAN
2 50 (22.73%) WAN
3 49 (22.27%) NX-OS
4 46 (20.91%) BGP
5 42 (19.09%) Firewall
6 41 (18.64%) VPN
7 38 (17.27%) DNS
7 38 (17.27%) Wireshark
8 36 (16.36%) OSPF
9 35 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (15.45%) IPsec
11 31 (14.09%) DHCP
12 27 (12.27%) VoIP
13 25 (11.36%) EIGRP
14 24 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (8.64%) FWSM
15 19 (8.64%) SNMP
16 17 (7.73%) Software-Defined Networking
17 16 (7.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.36%) Siebel EIM
3 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.64%) MySQL
5 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.91%) DB2
11 2 (0.91%) DTS
11 2 (0.91%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 83 (37.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 42 (19.09%) Subversion
4 30 (13.64%) NUnit
5 26 (11.82%) MSTest
6 23 (10.45%) Selenium
7 22 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 21 (9.55%) Jasmine
9 18 (8.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (5.91%) Jenkins
11 9 (4.09%) Hudson
12 7 (3.18%) Bugzilla
12 7 (3.18%) CruiseControl
12 7 (3.18%) Gemini Tracker
13 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
13 5 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.82%) Mercurial
15 3 (1.36%) Artifactory
15 3 (1.36%) JIRA
General
1 23 (10.45%) Advertising
1 23 (10.45%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.45%) Back Office
4 5 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (44.09%) Developer
2 68 (30.91%) Network Engineer
3 65 (29.55%) C# Developer
4 60 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 50 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (15.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (12.73%) Senior Developer
8 27 (12.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (12.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (10.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 23 (10.45%) Software Developer
10 19 (8.64%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (7.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 17 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (7.73%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 17 (7.73%) Senior Network Specialist
12 16 (7.27%) Network Specialist
13 13 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) Security Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.27%) .NET
2 81 (36.82%) HTML
3 73 (33.18%) CSS
4 60 (27.27%) jQuery
5 58 (26.36%) ASP.NET
6 54 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (24.55%) CSS3
7 53 (24.09%) XML
8 47 (21.36%) HTML5
9 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 35 (15.91%) WCF
12 30 (13.64%) Ajax
13 28 (12.73%) JSON
14 26 (11.82%) KnockoutJS
14 26 (11.82%) Razor View Engine
15 25 (11.36%) .NET Framework
16 23 (10.45%) AngularJS
17 22 (10.00%) Middleware
18 21 (9.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 22 (10.00%) User Experience
4 20 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 20 (9.09%) PKI
5 19 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (6.82%) N-Tier
7 13 (5.91%) Cyberattack
7 13 (5.91%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (5.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.18%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.73%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) W3C
12 2 (0.91%) Fintech
13 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.55%) Windows
2 34 (15.45%) Linux
3 25 (11.36%) Unix
4 18 (8.18%) Windows Phone
4 18 (8.18%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.45%) Network Monitoring
2 65 (29.55%) Service Management
3 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.18%) MVC
4 59 (26.82%) ITIL
5 54 (24.55%) Test Automation
6 48 (21.82%) Capacity Management
6 48 (21.82%) Incident Management
6 48 (21.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 48 (21.82%) Security Patching
7 37 (16.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (15.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 35 (15.91%) SOA
9 34 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (15.00%) Migration
11 31 (14.09%) DevOps
11 31 (14.09%) OO
12 27 (12.27%) OOD
13 26 (11.82%) Continuous Deployment
13 26 (11.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (54.55%) SQL
2 105 (47.73%) C#
3 92 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 58 (26.36%) VB
5 46 (20.91%) VB.NET
6 44 (20.00%) VB6
7 33 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 32 (14.55%) Python
9 30 (13.64%) T-SQL
10 14 (6.36%) VBScript
11 13 (5.91%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.09%) C++
13 7 (3.18%) Ruby
14 5 (2.27%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (2.27%) XAML
15 4 (1.82%) Go
15 4 (1.82%) Java
16 2 (0.91%) PHP
17 1 (0.45%) C
17 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (37.27%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (26.36%) CCNP
3 57 (25.91%) Degree
4 43 (19.55%) Security Cleared
5 42 (19.09%) DV Cleared
6 37 (16.82%) CCNA
7 30 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (8.64%) SC Cleared
9 17 (7.73%) PMI Certification
9 17 (7.73%) PMP
10 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.36%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (21.82%) SLA
2 26 (11.82%) QA
3 8 (3.64%) GAMP
System Software
1 50 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.73%) Docker
4 4 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.45%) Xen
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (21.82%) Cisco LMS
1 48 (21.82%) Nagios
1 48 (21.82%) Opsview
2 37 (16.82%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (5.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (4.55%) Puppet
6 8 (3.64%) Ansible
7 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.73%) Terraform
9 4 (1.82%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.45%) Nessus
10 1 (0.45%) SCOM
10 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 84 (38.18%) Cisco
3 66 (30.00%) Oracle
4 50 (22.73%) VMware
5 26 (11.82%) Xamarin
6 21 (9.55%) F5
6 21 (9.55%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (9.55%) Sitecore
7 20 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 20 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 20 (9.09%) Juniper
8 17 (7.73%) CA
9 14 (6.36%) HP
9 14 (6.36%) Siebel
9 14 (6.36%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.91%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.82%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.82%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.82%) Telerik
12 2 (0.91%) Google