Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 474 512 524
Rank change year-on-year +38 +12 +52
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 48 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 23
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £37,000 £34,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,632 6,392 5,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.47% 21.45% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,724 5,559 5,156
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,775 £32,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +37 36 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Thames Valley +43 8 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Berkshire +18 5 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Kent - 3 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £95,000 -
East Sussex +18 1 £42,500 -1.16% 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 38 (79.17%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) XAML
2 30 (62.50%) Bugzilla
2 30 (62.50%) CruiseControl
2 30 (62.50%) Subversion
2 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 30 (62.50%) WPF
2 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (62.50%) Hudson
2 30 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
2 30 (62.50%) Gemini Tracker
3 19 (39.58%) Degree
4 18 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 14 (29.17%) HTML
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
6 13 (27.08%) HTML5
7 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 12 (25.00%) C++/CLI
7 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (18.75%) HSRP
8 9 (18.75%) Firewall
8 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 9 (18.75%) OSPF
8 9 (18.75%) BGP
8 9 (18.75%) Cisco
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (12.50%) .NET

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) BGP
1 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
1 9 (18.75%) HSRP
1 9 (18.75%) OSPF
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Firepower
2 5 (10.42%) Multicast
2 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.42%) Network Security
2 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (8.33%) DMVPN
3 4 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (8.33%) GPON
3 4 (8.33%) MRTG
3 4 (8.33%) SSH
3 4 (8.33%) VXLAN
3 4 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) Power BI
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) Bugzilla
1 30 (62.50%) CruiseControl
1 30 (62.50%) Gemini Tracker
1 30 (62.50%) Hudson
1 30 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Senior Software Engineer
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) WPF
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) HTML5
4 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.33%) WCF
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.33%) IVR
1 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) CentOS
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 30 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 18 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 12 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.42%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) XAML
3 12 (25.00%) C++/CLI
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) X++
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 12 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.42%) CCIE
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) iptables
1 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 4 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Cisco
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) F5
3 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Meraki
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle