The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 811 741
Rank change year-on-year +16 -70  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 57 139 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.74% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 123 180
Median salary £43,125 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.98% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16839 18835 17358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.72% 18.04% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14154 16122 14558
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe.

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +5 56 £41,250 -17.50% 6
East of England +22 19 £60,000 +10.59% 1
Hertfordshire +21 19 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South East +45 16 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Hatfield +40 12 £60,000 +1.69% 1
London +31 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Surrey +40 7 £28,500 +3.63%
Watford +2 7 £50,000 +0.50%
Berkshire +38 6 £45,875 -8.25%
Reigate +26 6 £28,500 +3.63%
South West +25 4 £49,250 +14.53%
Hungerford - 4 - -
City of London +40 3 £45,000 -17.43%
Bristol +2 3 £49,250 +14.53%
East Midlands +2 3 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 3 £39,500 -4.81%
North West -13 3 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Crawley - 3 £39,500 -
Yorkshire +25 2 £39,000 -29.09%
Nottingham +7 2 £38,750 -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £38,750 -
Merseyside -6 2 £37,500 -10.50% 1
Liverpool - 2 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +15 1 £39,000 -13.33%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
Manchester -27 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Redhill - 1 £50,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 72 (64.86%) SQL
2 69 (62.16%) C#
3 60 (54.05%) .NET
4 55 (49.55%) HTML
5 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (44.14%) Subversion
7 48 (43.24%) Degree
7 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET
8 47 (42.34%) JavaScript
8 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
9 45 (40.54%) CSS
10 44 (39.64%) Oracle
11 43 (38.74%) jQuery
12 42 (37.84%) Automated Testing
13 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (35.14%) OO
15 38 (34.23%) OOD
16 37 (33.33%) MVC
16 37 (33.33%) Git (software)
16 37 (33.33%) AngularJS
17 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
18 35 (31.53%) Refactoring
18 35 (31.53%) HTML5
19 34 (30.63%) SharePoint
20 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 32 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (28.83%) Xamarin
21 32 (28.83%) DevOps
21 32 (28.83%) SOLID
21 32 (28.83%) SOA

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (30.63%) SharePoint
2 31 (27.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 31 (27.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS Project
3 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (27.93%) Office 365
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) GitHub
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Firewall
2 16 (14.41%) BGP
2 16 (14.41%) Wireless
3 14 (12.61%) LAN
3 14 (12.61%) MPLS
4 13 (11.71%) OSPF
5 11 (9.91%) VPN
5 11 (9.91%) WAN
6 10 (9.01%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (8.11%) DHCP
7 9 (8.11%) DNS
7 9 (8.11%) Frame Relay
7 9 (8.11%) FWSM
7 9 (8.11%) Multicast
8 8 (7.21%) DWDM
9 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.41%) EIGRP
10 6 (5.41%) NetScaler
10 6 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.70%) OLTP
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) Power BI
7 1 (0.90%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 49 (44.14%) Subversion
2 37 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 31 (27.93%) Jasmine
3 31 (27.93%) MSTest
3 31 (27.93%) NUnit
3 31 (27.93%) Selenium
4 21 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (18.02%) TeamCity
6 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
7 14 (12.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (7.21%) Bugzilla
9 6 (5.41%) CruiseControl
9 6 (5.41%) Hudson
9 6 (5.41%) TestComplete
10 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.60%) JIRA
12 3 (2.70%) FxCop
12 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (27.93%) Advertising
2 17 (15.32%) Finance
3 9 (8.11%) Marketing
4 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.50%) Automotive
5 5 (4.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) C# Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Senior Developer
4 18 (16.22%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Network Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Applications Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (54.05%) .NET
2 55 (49.55%) HTML
3 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 45 (40.54%) CSS
5 43 (38.74%) jQuery
6 37 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 35 (31.53%) HTML5
8 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (27.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (27.93%) CSS3
9 31 (27.93%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (27.93%) Middleware
9 31 (27.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (15.32%) PhoneGap
11 14 (12.61%) XML
12 10 (9.01%) Web Services
12 10 (9.01%) WPF
13 7 (6.31%) 802.1X
14 6 (5.41%) Ajax
14 6 (5.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 31 (27.93%) User Experience
3 26 (23.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.90%) AS400
7 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.90%) iSeries
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Linux
2 25 (22.52%) Windows
3 6 (5.41%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) Automated Testing
3 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (35.14%) OO
5 38 (34.23%) OOD
6 37 (33.33%) MVC
7 35 (31.53%) Refactoring
8 32 (28.83%) DevOps
8 32 (28.83%) ITIL
8 32 (28.83%) SOA
8 32 (28.83%) SOLID
9 31 (27.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 31 (27.93%) Translating Business Requirements
10 28 (25.23%) Open Source
10 28 (25.23%) Web Development
11 26 (23.42%) Mobile Application Development
12 23 (20.72%) Mobile Development
13 16 (14.41%) SDLC
14 13 (11.71%) Change Control
15 12 (10.81%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) SQL
2 69 (62.16%) C#
3 47 (42.34%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.81%) VB
6 10 (9.01%) C++
7 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.41%) Python
10 3 (2.70%) Java
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.70%) VC++
11 2 (1.80%) F#
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) COBOL
12 1 (0.90%) Go
12 1 (0.90%) Lisp
12 1 (0.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (43.24%) Degree
2 19 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (15.32%) CCNP
4 13 (11.71%) CCIE
5 6 (5.41%) ISEB
5 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.90%) CCSP
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) Puppet
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.90%) Terraform
3 1 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 44 (39.64%) Oracle
3 32 (28.83%) Xamarin
4 25 (22.52%) Cisco
4 25 (22.52%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (22.52%) Sitecore
5 13 (11.71%) F5
5 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
6 10 (9.01%) Juniper
7 9 (8.11%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.41%) TOWER Software
9 5 (4.50%) SAP
10 4 (3.60%) Brocade
10 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.80%) Avaya
11 2 (1.80%) Logi Analytics
11 2 (1.80%) NetScout
11 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.80%) Tripwire
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