Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 554 567
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 -17
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 35 33 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.094% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.53% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 82
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £45,250 £35,500 £31,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 6206 6184 7433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 17.58% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5384 5463 6438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +53 27 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 18 £47,500 -
Berkshire +39 8 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +18 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Surrey +9 1 £28,500 -25.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 34 (97.14%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) SQL
3 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
3 27 (77.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (74.29%) .NET
4 26 (74.29%) CSS
4 26 (74.29%) MVC
5 25 (71.43%) HTML
5 25 (71.43%) HTML5
6 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
6 23 (65.71%) Mathematics
6 23 (65.71%) Web Services
6 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
7 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (57.14%) Visual Studio
9 18 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (51.43%) Performance Improvement
10 12 (34.29%) Subversion
11 11 (31.43%) Algorithms
12 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (22.86%) jQuery
12 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
12 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
12 8 (22.86%) Client/Server
13 7 (20.00%) STL
13 7 (20.00%) XML
13 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (20.00%) C++

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 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) InfoPath
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (34.29%) Subversion
4 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 7 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 7 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 22 (62.86%) Senior Developer
4 21 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
1 26 (74.29%) CSS
2 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 25 (71.43%) HTML5
3 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
3 23 (65.71%) Web Services
4 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) MFC
6 7 (20.00%) STL
6 7 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.43%) LINQ
8 4 (11.43%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (31.43%) Algorithms
3 8 (22.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) MVC
2 23 (65.71%) Mathematics
3 18 (51.43%) Performance Improvement
4 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Memory Management
7 4 (11.43%) OOD
7 4 (11.43%) OOP
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) UML
7 4 (11.43%) Use Case
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) VC++
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) GAMP
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) DevExpress
2 4 (11.43%) Telerik
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software