Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 976 1039 911
Rank change year-on-year +63 -128 -36
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 173 124 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.39% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 140 102 288
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £38,000 £34,000 £31,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,250 £58,150
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% +2.27%

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 33,076 31,464 34,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.30% 18.85% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27,421 27,206 29,893
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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
London +61 65 £59,250 +18.50% 10
South West +41 46 £42,500 - 4
South East +16 30 £47,500 +17.28% 10
East of England -20 20 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +30 6 £42,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands +23 6 - -
Midlands +7 6 - -
North of England -1 6 £42,000 -6.67% 2
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 103 (59.54%) SQL
2 89 (51.45%) SQL Server
3 74 (42.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (36.99%) Microsoft
5 62 (35.84%) C#
6 58 (33.53%) HTML
6 58 (33.53%) Cisco
7 56 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (32.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (30.06%) Network Monitoring
8 52 (30.06%) Service Management
8 52 (30.06%) JavaScript
9 51 (29.48%) LAN
10 49 (28.32%) WAN
10 49 (28.32%) .NET
11 47 (27.17%) VMware
11 47 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (27.17%) NX-OS
12 46 (26.59%) Cisco LMS
12 46 (26.59%) Opsview
12 46 (26.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 46 (26.59%) Capacity Management
12 46 (26.59%) Security Patching
12 46 (26.59%) DV Cleared
12 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
12 46 (26.59%) Incident Management
12 46 (26.59%) CSS
12 46 (26.59%) Nagios
12 46 (26.59%) SLA
13 43 (24.86%) MVC

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 22 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (5.20%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (3.47%) Apache
6 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.31%) Mule
7 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.73%) JBoss
8 3 (1.73%) Jetty
8 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.16%) Confluence
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.31%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.16%) Revit
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.83%) Office 365
4 12 (6.94%) SaaS
5 10 (5.78%) Datadog
6 7 (4.05%) GitHub
7 5 (2.89%) IaaS
7 5 (2.89%) PaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 51 (29.48%) LAN
3 49 (28.32%) WAN
4 47 (27.17%) NX-OS
5 34 (19.65%) BGP
6 26 (15.03%) EIGRP
7 25 (14.45%) VoIP
8 24 (13.87%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (13.87%) Wireshark
9 21 (12.14%) Firewall
9 21 (12.14%) VPN
10 19 (10.98%) DNS
11 12 (6.94%) ICMP
11 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
12 10 (5.78%) OSPF
13 9 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.62%) IPsec
15 7 (4.05%) DHCP
15 7 (4.05%) SNMP
16 6 (3.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (51.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (12.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (8.67%) NoSQL
6 14 (8.09%) MySQL
6 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (6.94%) Siebel EIM
8 11 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (5.20%) Hadoop
11 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.16%) Hazelcast
15 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (42.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.61%) Subversion
3 24 (13.87%) Visual Studio
4 17 (9.83%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.83%) NUnit
4 17 (9.83%) Selenium
5 15 (8.67%) Jasmine
5 15 (8.67%) MSTest
6 13 (7.51%) Mercurial
7 11 (6.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (5.20%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.47%) Hudson
11 4 (2.31%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.31%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.16%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.16%) JIRA
12 2 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 21 (12.14%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Advertising
3 9 (5.20%) Back Office
4 3 (1.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (46.24%) Developer
2 52 (30.06%) Network Engineer
3 36 (20.81%) .NET Developer
4 34 (19.65%) Senior Developer
5 27 (15.61%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (13.87%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.67%) SQL Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (6.94%) SSIS Developer
11 11 (6.36%) SSRS Developer
11 11 (6.36%) T-SQL Developer
11 11 (6.36%) XML Developer
12 10 (5.78%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Software Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Lead Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (5.20%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.53%) HTML
2 49 (28.32%) .NET
3 46 (26.59%) CSS
4 43 (24.86%) HTML5
5 32 (18.50%) XML
6 29 (16.76%) Web Services
7 27 (15.61%) .NET Framework
8 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET
8 26 (15.03%) jQuery
9 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (10.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (9.83%) CSS3
12 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (7.51%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (7.51%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (6.36%) Middleware
15 10 (5.78%) WinForms
16 9 (5.20%) Kafka
16 9 (5.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.62%) User Experience
6 7 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.47%) PKI
8 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.31%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.16%) Fintech
10 2 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.03%) Linux
2 25 (14.45%) Unix
3 23 (13.29%) Windows
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) CentOS
5 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.06%) Network Monitoring
1 52 (30.06%) Service Management
2 46 (26.59%) Capacity Management
2 46 (26.59%) Incident Management
2 46 (26.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 46 (26.59%) Security Patching
3 43 (24.86%) MVC
4 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (19.08%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.87%) ITIL
6 23 (13.29%) SOA
7 22 (12.72%) Mathematics
8 21 (12.14%) DevOps
9 20 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.56%) OO
10 18 (10.40%) Performance Improvement
11 16 (9.25%) Open Source
12 15 (8.67%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (8.67%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 103 (59.54%) SQL
2 62 (35.84%) C#
3 52 (30.06%) JavaScript
4 37 (21.39%) Python
5 32 (18.50%) T-SQL
6 25 (14.45%) VB
7 12 (6.94%) Ruby
7 12 (6.94%) VBScript
8 11 (6.36%) Go
8 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.78%) VB6
10 6 (3.47%) Java
10 6 (3.47%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.31%) C++
12 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.58%) VC++
14 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (26.59%) DV Cleared
2 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
3 34 (19.65%) CCNP
4 28 (16.18%) Degree
5 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
6 22 (12.72%) CCNA
7 19 (10.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.47%) PMI Certification
8 6 (3.47%) PMP
9 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.73%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (26.59%) SLA
2 21 (12.14%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 47 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.94%) Docker
3 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (26.59%) Cisco LMS
1 46 (26.59%) Nagios
1 46 (26.59%) Opsview
2 22 (12.72%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (8.09%) Ansible
4 13 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (6.94%) Terraform
6 10 (5.78%) Kubernetes
7 9 (5.20%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.53%) Cisco
3 47 (27.17%) VMware
4 30 (17.34%) Oracle
5 15 (8.67%) Xamarin
6 14 (8.09%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (8.09%) Sitecore
7 12 (6.94%) HP
7 12 (6.94%) Siebel
8 8 (4.62%) F5
9 7 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.05%) Google
10 6 (3.47%) CA
10 6 (3.47%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.47%) Juniper
11 4 (2.31%) DevExpress
11 4 (2.31%) Perforce
11 4 (2.31%) Sybase
11 4 (2.31%) Telerik
12 3 (1.73%) MKS