Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 990 1077 891
Rank change year-on-year +87 -186 +90
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 199 160 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.45% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 163 130 328
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +7.78%
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,125 £31,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +12.20% +2.50%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36616 35583 38278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.75% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29801 30706 32373
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 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
England +69 186 £52,500 +5.00% 11
UK excluding London +44 113 £45,000 -2.17% 6
London +47 80 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West +40 41 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +38 37 £52,500 +16.67% 2
East of England -23 21 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North of England +7 5 £42,000 -9.19% 1
Scotland -5 5 £33,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 4 £42,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £35,000 -
Midlands +15 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Wales - 2 £45,500 - 1
North West -19 1 - -

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

1 118 (59.30%) SQL
2 102 (51.26%) SQL Server
3 89 (44.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (41.71%) Microsoft
5 78 (39.20%) C#
6 65 (32.66%) .NET
7 61 (30.65%) HTML
8 57 (28.64%) Cisco
9 55 (27.64%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (27.14%) LAN
11 53 (26.63%) CSS
11 53 (26.63%) MVC
12 47 (23.62%) XML
12 47 (23.62%) WAN
12 47 (23.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 46 (23.12%) HTML5
13 46 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (22.11%) T-SQL
15 43 (21.61%) JavaScript
16 41 (20.60%) CCNP
17 40 (20.10%) SLA
17 40 (20.10%) Network Monitoring
18 39 (19.60%) NX-OS
18 39 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (19.60%) Service Management
18 39 (19.60%) VMware
19 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (19.10%) Subversion
19 38 (19.10%) Incident Management

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 26 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (5.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (4.02%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.02%) Apache
7 4 (2.01%) Confluence
7 4 (2.01%) Mule
7 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.51%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.51%) JBoss
8 3 (1.51%) Jetty
8 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.56%) Office 365
4 13 (6.53%) SaaS
5 9 (4.52%) Datadog
5 9 (4.52%) GitHub
6 7 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (3.02%) IaaS
7 6 (3.02%) PaaS
8 5 (2.51%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.14%) LAN
2 47 (23.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 47 (23.62%) WAN
3 39 (19.60%) NX-OS
4 36 (18.09%) BGP
5 35 (17.59%) EIGRP
6 25 (12.56%) Cisco IOS
6 25 (12.56%) Wireshark
7 24 (12.06%) VPN
8 19 (9.55%) Firewall
9 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
10 15 (7.54%) VoIP
10 15 (7.54%) Wireless
11 14 (7.04%) Cisco Wireless
11 14 (7.04%) DNS
11 14 (7.04%) WLAN
12 13 (6.53%) ICMP
13 12 (6.03%) IPsec
13 12 (6.03%) OSPF
14 9 (4.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (51.26%) SQL Server
2 46 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (17.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 33 (16.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (8.04%) MySQL
7 16 (8.04%) NoSQL
8 13 (6.53%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.02%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.01%) DB2
13 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (44.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (19.10%) Subversion
3 37 (18.59%) Git (software)
4 36 (18.09%) Visual Studio
5 25 (12.56%) Mercurial
6 24 (12.06%) NUnit
7 21 (10.55%) Jenkins
8 20 (10.05%) Selenium
9 16 (8.04%) Jasmine
9 16 (8.04%) MSTest
10 14 (7.04%) Hudson
11 12 (6.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (5.53%) Bugzilla
13 9 (4.52%) Artifactory
13 9 (4.52%) CruiseControl
13 9 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (4.02%) TeamCity
15 7 (3.52%) JIRA
16 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
16 4 (2.01%) JMeter
General
1 16 (8.04%) Advertising
2 11 (5.53%) Finance
3 10 (5.03%) Back Office
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) French Language
6 2 (1.01%) German Language
6 2 (1.01%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (53.27%) Developer
2 54 (27.14%) Network Engineer
3 48 (24.12%) Senior Developer
4 40 (20.10%) .NET Developer
5 29 (14.57%) SQL Developer
6 28 (14.07%) Senior .NET Developer
7 23 (11.56%) C# Developer
8 20 (10.05%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (10.05%) SSIS Developer
9 19 (9.55%) SSRS Developer
9 19 (9.55%) T-SQL Developer
9 19 (9.55%) XML Developer
10 15 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.03%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (6.03%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.03%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.52%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.66%) .NET
2 61 (30.65%) HTML
3 53 (26.63%) CSS
4 47 (23.62%) XML
5 46 (23.12%) HTML5
6 35 (17.59%) ASP.NET
7 34 (17.09%) jQuery
8 33 (16.58%) Web Services
9 31 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (13.07%) .NET Framework
11 23 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (11.06%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (9.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (9.05%) AngularJS
15 17 (8.54%) CSS3
15 17 (8.54%) Middleware
16 12 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
17 11 (5.53%) WinForms
18 10 (5.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.06%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.53%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.53%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.53%) User Experience
6 10 (5.03%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.01%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.51%) CMDB
9 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.01%) Fintech
10 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.10%) Windows
2 32 (16.08%) Linux
3 20 (10.05%) Unix
4 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.01%) CentOS
6 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.63%) MVC
2 40 (20.10%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (19.60%) Service Management
4 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.10%) Capacity Management
4 38 (19.10%) Incident Management
4 38 (19.10%) Root Cause Analysis
4 38 (19.10%) Security Patching
5 32 (16.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (16.08%) OO
6 31 (15.58%) Test Automation
7 29 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.57%) Defect Management
9 26 (13.07%) DevOps
10 24 (12.06%) Mathematics
11 23 (11.56%) SOA
12 22 (11.06%) Open Source
12 22 (11.06%) Web Development
13 19 (9.55%) Performance Improvement
14 17 (8.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 118 (59.30%) SQL
2 78 (39.20%) C#
3 44 (22.11%) T-SQL
4 43 (21.61%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.59%) Python
6 17 (8.54%) VB
7 15 (7.54%) Java
7 15 (7.54%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.53%) Go
8 13 (6.53%) Ruby
9 11 (5.53%) VB6
10 10 (5.03%) C++
11 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.51%) Perl
12 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.01%) VBScript
13 2 (1.01%) VC++
14 1 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (27.64%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.60%) CCNP
3 38 (19.10%) DV Cleared
3 38 (19.10%) Security Cleared
4 33 (16.58%) Degree
5 24 (12.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (12.06%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.04%) CCNA
7 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (4.02%) CCIE
9 2 (1.01%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.01%) CCIE Security
9 2 (1.01%) CCSA
9 2 (1.01%) CCSE
9 2 (1.01%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.50%) ISEB
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.10%) SLA
2 17 (8.54%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) GAMP
4 1 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.04%) Docker
3 8 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (19.10%) Cisco LMS
1 38 (19.10%) Nagios
1 38 (19.10%) Opsview
2 16 (8.04%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.53%) Ansible
3 13 (6.53%) Puppet
3 13 (6.53%) Terraform
4 9 (4.52%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 83 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.64%) Cisco
3 39 (19.60%) VMware
4 35 (17.59%) Oracle
5 16 (8.04%) Xamarin
6 12 (6.03%) Google
7 11 (5.53%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (5.53%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.52%) Perforce
8 7 (3.52%) Sybase
9 6 (3.02%) Avaya
9 6 (3.02%) Meraki
9 6 (3.02%) Solace
10 5 (2.51%) DevExpress
11 4 (2.01%) F5
11 4 (2.01%) Juniper
11 4 (2.01%) Telerik
12 3 (1.51%) CA
12 3 (1.51%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.51%) MKS