Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 535 524
Rank change year-on-year +86 -11 +41
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 44 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.024% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.12% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 6 24
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% +19.44%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £45,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,984 6,034 6,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.84% 20.98% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,216 5,262 5,443
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,375 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +29 28 £60,000 +9.09%
Thames Valley - 7 £38,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £38,000 -
Kent - 3 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £95,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) C++
2 27 (61.36%) XAML
2 27 (61.36%) Bugzilla
2 27 (61.36%) CruiseControl
2 27 (61.36%) Subversion
2 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 27 (61.36%) WPF
2 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (61.36%) Hudson
2 27 (61.36%) Issue Tracking
2 27 (61.36%) Gemini Tracker
3 23 (52.27%) Degree
4 22 (50.00%) HTML
4 22 (50.00%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 16 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (36.36%) C++/CLI
5 16 (36.36%) HTML5
5 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
5 16 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
9 9 (20.45%) MVC
9 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (20.45%) WCF
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) BGP
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
1 4 (9.09%) DMVPN
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) DSLAM
1 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
1 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) GPON
1 4 (9.09%) HSRP
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
1 4 (9.09%) MPLS
1 4 (9.09%) MRTG
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
1 4 (9.09%) OSPF
1 4 (9.09%) VPN
1 4 (9.09%) VRRP
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
1 4 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) OLAP
3 3 (6.82%) Power BI
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Bugzilla
1 27 (61.36%) CruiseControl
1 27 (61.36%) Gemini Tracker
1 27 (61.36%) Hudson
1 27 (61.36%) Subversion
2 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Senior Software Engineer
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) WPF
2 22 (50.00%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) HTML5
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 9 (20.45%) WCF
6 6 (13.64%) Ajax
6 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.64%) CSS
6 6 (13.64%) CSS3
6 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) JSON
6 6 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) IVR
2 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Phone
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (9.09%) CentOS
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
1 27 (61.36%) Issue Tracking
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
2 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
3 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
7 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) C++
2 27 (61.36%) XAML
3 16 (36.36%) C++/CLI
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.64%) VB
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.64%) VB6
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) X++
7 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Degree
2 16 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) iptables
1 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (9.09%) vCenter Server
1 4 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco
2 4 (9.09%) F5
2 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 4 (9.09%) VMware