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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK / England
Rank 765 802 713
Rank change year-on-year +37 -89  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 54 125 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.72% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 112 182
Median salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.75% +6.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15438 17467 16007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.58% 18.21% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13114 15047 13506
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
East of England +30 19 £60,000 +10.59% 3
South East +37 14 £31,750 -25.29%
London +33 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South West +10 4 £49,250 +14.53% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £37,500 -
North West -30 3 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Yorkshire +24 2 £39,000 -17.89%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 71 (61.74%) SQL
2 69 (60.00%) C#
3 61 (53.04%) .NET
4 56 (48.70%) HTML
4 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (43.48%) Degree
5 50 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
7 48 (41.74%) Subversion
8 47 (40.87%) CSS
9 46 (40.00%) Oracle
10 45 (39.13%) jQuery
11 43 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (37.39%) Automated Testing
12 39 (33.91%) OO
12 39 (33.91%) OOD
12 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
13 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
13 38 (33.04%) MVC
14 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
15 36 (31.30%) Refactoring
15 36 (31.30%) HTML5
16 35 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
17 34 (29.57%) SOA
17 34 (29.57%) ITIL
17 34 (29.57%) SOLID
18 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (28.70%) DevOps

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related 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 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 32 (27.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 32 (27.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS Project
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (27.83%) Office 365
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) Firewall
2 18 (15.65%) BGP
3 17 (14.78%) MPLS
3 17 (14.78%) Wireless
4 16 (13.91%) OSPF
5 14 (12.17%) LAN
5 14 (12.17%) VPN
6 12 (10.43%) WAN
7 11 (9.57%) DHCP
7 11 (9.57%) DNS
8 10 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.83%) Frame Relay
9 9 (7.83%) FWSM
9 9 (7.83%) Multicast
10 8 (6.96%) DWDM
10 8 (6.96%) NetScaler
11 6 (5.22%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (5.22%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.48%) OLTP
6 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.87%) DB2
7 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.87%) MySQL
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (41.74%) Subversion
2 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
3 32 (27.83%) Jasmine
3 32 (27.83%) MSTest
3 32 (27.83%) NUnit
3 32 (27.83%) Selenium
4 21 (18.26%) TeamCity
5 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (15.65%) Visual Studio
7 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (6.96%) Bugzilla
9 6 (5.22%) CruiseControl
9 6 (5.22%) Hudson
10 5 (4.35%) TestComplete
11 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.48%) JIRA
11 4 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.48%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.74%) FxCop
General
1 32 (27.83%) Advertising
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.83%) Marketing
4 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.35%) Automotive
5 5 (4.35%) Electronics
5 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (54.78%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 19 (16.52%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Network Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Applications Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.04%) .NET
2 56 (48.70%) HTML
3 50 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 47 (40.87%) CSS
5 45 (39.13%) jQuery
6 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
7 36 (31.30%) HTML5
8 35 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (27.83%) CSS3
9 32 (27.83%) KnockoutJS
9 32 (27.83%) Middleware
9 32 (27.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (16.52%) PhoneGap
11 14 (12.17%) XML
12 12 (10.43%) Web Services
13 9 (7.83%) WPF
14 7 (6.09%) 802.1X
14 7 (6.09%) Ajax
15 6 (5.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
2 32 (27.83%) User Experience
3 28 (24.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) iSeries
7 1 (0.87%) PKI
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 23 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.39%) Automated Testing
2 43 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (33.91%) OO
3 39 (33.91%) OOD
4 38 (33.04%) MVC
5 36 (31.30%) Refactoring
6 34 (29.57%) ITIL
6 34 (29.57%) SOA
6 34 (29.57%) SOLID
7 33 (28.70%) DevOps
8 32 (27.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 32 (27.83%) Translating Business Requirements
9 29 (25.22%) Open Source
10 28 (24.35%) Mobile Application Development
10 28 (24.35%) Web Development
11 24 (20.87%) Mobile Development
12 15 (13.04%) SDLC
13 14 (12.17%) Change Control
14 11 (9.57%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.74%) SQL
2 69 (60.00%) C#
3 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.43%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.43%) VB
5 9 (7.83%) C++
5 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.96%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.22%) Python
8 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.61%) Java
10 2 (1.74%) F#
10 2 (1.74%) Groovy
10 2 (1.74%) Scala
10 2 (1.74%) VC++
11 1 (0.87%) COBOL
11 1 (0.87%) Go
11 1 (0.87%) Lisp
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (43.48%) Degree
2 19 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (14.78%) CCNP
4 13 (11.30%) CCIE
5 5 (4.35%) ISEB
5 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) CCSP
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (18.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.87%) Terraform
3 1 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.00%) Oracle
3 32 (27.83%) Xamarin
4 28 (24.35%) Cisco
5 27 (23.48%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (23.48%) Sitecore
6 16 (13.91%) Palo Alto
7 15 (13.04%) F5
8 13 (11.30%) Juniper
9 9 (7.83%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.35%) SAP
10 5 (4.35%) TOWER Software
11 4 (3.48%) Brocade
11 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.48%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.74%) Avaya
12 2 (1.74%) Logi Analytics
12 2 (1.74%) NetScout
12 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.74%) Tripwire
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