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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 828 775
Rank change year-on-year +21 -53  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 67 132 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.70% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 109 165
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.88% -  

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 17540 18740 18115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.46% 18.14% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14717 16098 15181
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £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 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +54 67 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Hertfordshire +31 20 £60,000 +10.59% 1
East of England +19 20 £60,000 +10.59% 1
South East +65 17 £39,500 -5.95%
Hatfield +37 17 £60,000 +1.69% 1
London +28 9 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South West +28 7 £53,750 +4.36%
Surrey +39 6 £28,500 +3.63%
Berkshire +33 6 £45,875 -8.25%
East Midlands +14 6 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Reigate +23 5 £28,500 +3.63%
Nottingham +7 5 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £37,500 -
North West -28 5 £37,500 +38.88% 1
City of London +26 4 £46,250 -17.41%
Hungerford - 4 - -
West Midlands +27 3 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Gloucestershire +9 3 £60,000 -
West Sussex +7 3 £39,500 -4.81%
Bristol +6 3 £39,000 -9.30%
Watford -7 3 £50,000 +0.50%
Worcester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Crawley - 3 £39,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +20 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Manchester -21 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 73 (64.60%) SQL
2 72 (63.72%) C#
3 68 (60.18%) .NET
4 60 (53.10%) HTML
5 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
6 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
6 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (43.36%) Subversion
7 48 (42.48%) Degree
7 48 (42.48%) CSS
7 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
8 44 (38.94%) jQuery
9 43 (38.05%) Oracle
10 40 (35.40%) OO
10 40 (35.40%) Automated Testing
11 38 (33.63%) OOD
11 38 (33.63%) MVC
11 38 (33.63%) Git (software)
11 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
12 37 (32.74%) HTML5
12 37 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (31.86%) Computer Science
14 35 (30.97%) Refactoring
15 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (29.20%) Web Development
16 33 (29.20%) SOA
16 33 (29.20%) SharePoint
17 32 (28.32%) ITIL
17 32 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (28.32%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 33 (29.20%) SharePoint
2 32 (28.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 31 (27.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (27.43%) Office 365
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
1 15 (13.27%) Wireless
2 13 (11.50%) BGP
2 13 (11.50%) LAN
3 11 (9.73%) WAN
4 10 (8.85%) MPLS
4 10 (8.85%) OSPF
4 10 (8.85%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (8.85%) SSL
5 9 (7.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (7.96%) DHCP
5 9 (7.96%) DNS
5 9 (7.96%) Frame Relay
5 9 (7.96%) FWSM
5 9 (7.96%) Multicast
5 9 (7.96%) VPN
6 8 (7.08%) DWDM
6 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (6.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (43.36%) Subversion
2 38 (33.63%) Git (software)
3 31 (27.43%) Jasmine
3 31 (27.43%) MSTest
3 31 (27.43%) NUnit
3 31 (27.43%) Selenium
4 30 (26.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (19.47%) Visual Studio
6 17 (15.04%) TeamCity
6 17 (15.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (6.19%) Bugzilla
7 7 (6.19%) TestComplete
8 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.42%) CruiseControl
9 5 (4.42%) Hudson
10 4 (3.54%) JIRA
10 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (2.65%) FxCop
11 3 (2.65%) StyleCop
12 2 (1.77%) NetBeans
General
1 31 (27.43%) Advertising
2 19 (16.81%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 6 (5.31%) Automotive
4 6 (5.31%) Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Electronics
8 2 (1.77%) Retail
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) C# Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Senior Developer
4 23 (20.35%) .NET Developer
5 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (12.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (10.62%) Software Developer
9 11 (9.73%) Analyst
10 10 (8.85%) Applications Support
10 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
11 9 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (7.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.18%) .NET
2 60 (53.10%) HTML
3 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
4 48 (42.48%) CSS
5 44 (38.94%) jQuery
6 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
7 37 (32.74%) HTML5
8 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (27.43%) CSS3
9 31 (27.43%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (27.43%) Middleware
9 31 (27.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (16.81%) XML
11 14 (12.39%) PhoneGap
12 11 (9.73%) Web Services
13 8 (7.08%) Ajax
13 8 (7.08%) WPF
14 7 (6.19%) 802.1X
15 6 (5.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.86%) Computer Science
2 31 (27.43%) User Experience
3 22 (19.47%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.96%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) AS400
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) iSeries
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Linux
1 31 (27.43%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Unix
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.40%) Automated Testing
2 40 (35.40%) OO
3 38 (33.63%) MVC
3 38 (33.63%) OOD
4 37 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (30.97%) Refactoring
6 33 (29.20%) SOA
6 33 (29.20%) Web Development
7 32 (28.32%) DevOps
7 32 (28.32%) ITIL
7 32 (28.32%) SOLID
8 31 (27.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (27.43%) Translating Business Requirements
9 29 (25.66%) Open Source
10 24 (21.24%) Mobile Development
11 22 (19.47%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (13.27%) SDLC
13 12 (10.62%) Issue Tracking
13 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.60%) SQL
2 72 (63.72%) C#
3 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.81%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.85%) C++
7 9 (7.96%) VB
8 7 (6.19%) Python
9 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.65%) Java
10 3 (2.65%) VC++
11 2 (1.77%) F#
11 2 (1.77%) Groovy
11 2 (1.77%) Lisp
11 2 (1.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) COBOL
12 1 (0.88%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (42.48%) Degree
2 22 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (15.04%) CCNP
4 12 (10.62%) CCIE
5 7 (6.19%) CCNA
5 7 (6.19%) ISEB
5 7 (6.19%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 3 (2.65%) Basel II
3 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Opsview
3 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
2 43 (38.05%) Oracle
3 32 (28.32%) Xamarin
4 24 (21.24%) Cisco
5 22 (19.47%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (18.58%) Sitecore
7 13 (11.50%) F5
8 9 (7.96%) Juniper
8 9 (7.96%) Palo Alto
9 8 (7.08%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.19%) TOWER Software
11 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.54%) Brocade
12 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
12 4 (3.54%) SAP
13 3 (2.65%) Avaya
13 3 (2.65%) FireEye
13 3 (2.65%) Tripwire
14 2 (1.77%) Infoblox
14 2 (1.77%) NetScout
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JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £30,778 to £33,821 per annum
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
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