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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 424 424
Rank change year-on-year +53 0  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 9 18 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.099% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.56% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 49
Median salary £58,750 £58,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.42% +37.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £43,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.27%  

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2909 3207 3533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.79% 17.59% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2900 2984
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Hampshire +20 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +28 2 £28,500 -52.50%
West Sussex +11 2 £39,500 -4.81%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) Subversion
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Client/Server
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) SDLC
5 12 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (45.83%) Regression Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
7 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Time Management
8 8 (33.33%) TestComplete
8 8 (33.33%) QA
8 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 8 (33.33%) Web Development
8 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (33.33%) VB
8 8 (33.33%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) TOWER Software
8 8 (33.33%) Finance

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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Multicast
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) ICMP
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Subversion
2 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 4 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.67%) Hudson
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) FxCop
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.50%) StyleCop
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Automotive
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) C# Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Control Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) MFC
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) Node.js
4 4 (16.67%) React
4 4 (16.67%) STL
4 4 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (12.50%) ActiveX
5 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 3 (12.50%) COM
5 3 (12.50%) FFmpeg
5 3 (12.50%) LINQ
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) SCORM
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
2 12 (50.00%) SDLC
3 11 (45.83%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 8 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) Time Management
5 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VC++
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) NetScout
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
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Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago