Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > South East
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 299 460
Rank change year-on-year -130 +161 +80
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 27 8 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.41% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 38
10th Percentile " £43,875 £37,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £62,500
90th Percentile " £60,000 "
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +33.33%

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 3,868 1,939 4,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.31% 21.47% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 1,678 4,157
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in the South East over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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
West Sussex - 13 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -95 12 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire -29 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Thames Valley -94 1 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 26 (96.30%) C#
1 26 (96.30%) Degree
2 25 (92.59%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
3 14 (51.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (48.15%) Gemini Tracker
4 13 (48.15%) Issue Tracking
4 13 (48.15%) Hudson
4 13 (48.15%) Selenium
4 13 (48.15%) WPF
4 13 (48.15%) C++
4 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 13 (48.15%) CruiseControl
4 13 (48.15%) Subversion
4 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (48.15%) XML
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (48.15%) MS Access
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) XAML
4 13 (48.15%) Bugzilla
5 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) BGP
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
1 1 (3.70%) TACACS
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) WAAS
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MS Access
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Bugzilla
1 13 (48.15%) CruiseControl
1 13 (48.15%) Gemini Tracker
1 13 (48.15%) Hudson
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
1 13 (48.15%) Subversion
1 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Senior Software Engineer
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
1 13 (48.15%) Tester
2 12 (44.44%) Regression Tester
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (3.70%) Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) WPF
2 13 (48.15%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (48.15%) Issue Tracking
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (44.44%) Black-Box Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
3 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 12 (44.44%) White-Box Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) C++
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) XAML
3 12 (44.44%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
2 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds