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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / South East
Rank 376 422 405
Rank change year-on-year +46 -17  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 14 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 1.01% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 62
Median salary £31,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.29% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,500 £52,250
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 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 2819 3360 3555
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.16% 17.53% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 3050 3023
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
Surrey +35 6 £29,250 +6.36%
Berkshire +29 6 £45,875 -8.25%
West Sussex -3 2 £36,500 -12.04%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) Subversion
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) WPF
7 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
7 8 (36.36%) C++
8 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
9 6 (27.27%) CruiseControl
9 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) Web Development
9 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (27.27%) Hudson
9 6 (27.27%) Bugzilla
9 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) OO
9 6 (27.27%) Unix
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
10 5 (22.73%) VB
10 5 (22.73%) ISEB
10 5 (22.73%) TOWER Software
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related 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 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) ICMP
3 2 (9.09%) Multicast
3 2 (9.09%) OSPF
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) Bugzilla
2 6 (27.27%) CruiseControl
2 6 (27.27%) Hudson
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (22.73%) TestComplete
4 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) FxCop
5 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) C# Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) WPF
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 4 (18.18%) React
2 4 (18.18%) XHTML
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) ActiveX
4 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 2 (9.09%) COM
4 2 (9.09%) FFmpeg
4 2 (9.09%) LINQ
4 2 (9.09%) MFC
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
4 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Time Management
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) VB
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) TOWER Software
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) NetScout
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago