Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 960 1049 974
Rank change year-on-year +89 -75 -59
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 212 123 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.37% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 176 92 255
UK median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £60,001 £56,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £48,125 £39,750
% change year-on-year -11.69% +21.07% -6.47%

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 35,856 33,341 37,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.98% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29,512 28,329 31,782
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 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +82 199 £47,500 -5.00% 16
UK excluding London +38 141 £42,500 -11.69% 13
London +43 69 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South West +41 52 £42,500 - 3
South East +30 38 £47,500 -12.84% 1
East of England -28 24 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Midlands +18 10 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +15 6 £42,000 +7.69% 1
North of England -2 6 £42,000 +7.69% 1
Wales +17 5 £44,000 -7.37% 2
Scotland - 5 £33,500 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 122 (57.55%) SQL
2 100 (47.17%) SQL Server
3 89 (41.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (38.68%) C#
5 79 (37.26%) Microsoft
6 69 (32.55%) JavaScript
7 67 (31.60%) HTML
8 64 (30.19%) .NET
9 63 (29.72%) Cisco
10 61 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 60 (28.30%) Network Monitoring
12 58 (27.36%) Service Management
13 55 (25.94%) CSS
14 54 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (24.06%) LAN
15 51 (24.06%) WAN
16 50 (23.58%) VMware
16 50 (23.58%) NX-OS
16 50 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (23.11%) DV Cleared
17 49 (23.11%) Security Cleared
17 49 (23.11%) Test Automation
17 49 (23.11%) Security Patching
17 49 (23.11%) Cisco LMS
17 49 (23.11%) Opsview
17 49 (23.11%) Root Cause Analysis
17 49 (23.11%) Capacity Management
17 49 (23.11%) MVC
17 49 (23.11%) 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 28 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.25%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.30%) Apache
7 4 (1.89%) Mule
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.42%) Confluence
8 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.42%) JBoss
8 3 (1.42%) Jetty
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.94%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.94%) Revit
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.49%) Office 365
4 13 (6.13%) SaaS
5 10 (4.72%) Datadog
6 8 (3.77%) GitHub
7 5 (2.36%) IaaS
7 5 (2.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 51 (24.06%) LAN
2 51 (24.06%) WAN
3 50 (23.58%) NX-OS
4 36 (16.98%) BGP
5 28 (13.21%) VoIP
6 27 (12.74%) Firewall
7 26 (12.26%) VPN
7 26 (12.26%) Wireshark
8 25 (11.79%) DNS
8 25 (11.79%) EIGRP
9 24 (11.32%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (6.60%) OSPF
11 13 (6.13%) ICMP
11 13 (6.13%) TCP/IP
12 12 (5.66%) DHCP
12 12 (5.66%) IPsec
13 10 (4.72%) SNMP
14 9 (4.25%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (7.55%) MySQL
6 15 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (6.60%) Siebel EIM
8 12 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.25%) Hadoop
10 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.42%) DB2
14 3 (1.42%) Hazelcast
14 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (41.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (19.81%) Subversion
3 40 (18.87%) Git (software)
4 34 (16.04%) Visual Studio
5 24 (11.32%) Selenium
6 22 (10.38%) NUnit
7 19 (8.96%) Jenkins
8 18 (8.49%) Jasmine
8 18 (8.49%) MSTest
9 12 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (4.72%) Mercurial
12 9 (4.25%) Artifactory
12 9 (4.25%) Bugzilla
13 8 (3.77%) Hudson
14 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
14 7 (3.30%) JMeter
15 5 (2.36%) CruiseControl
15 5 (2.36%) Gemini Tracker
15 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 32 (15.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Advertising
3 10 (4.72%) Back Office
4 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (47.64%) Developer
2 55 (25.94%) Network Engineer
3 45 (21.23%) .NET Developer
4 40 (18.87%) C# Developer
5 32 (15.09%) Senior Developer
6 27 (12.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (11.32%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (8.02%) Software Developer
12 16 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (6.13%) Lead Developer
13 13 (6.13%) SQL Developer
14 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (5.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 11 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
15 10 (4.72%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 10 (4.72%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (4.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (31.60%) HTML
2 64 (30.19%) .NET
3 55 (25.94%) CSS
4 45 (21.23%) HTML5
5 38 (17.92%) ASP.NET
5 38 (17.92%) jQuery
5 38 (17.92%) XML
6 30 (14.15%) .NET Framework
7 29 (13.68%) CSS3
8 28 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (11.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (11.79%) Web Services
11 18 (8.49%) WCF
12 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (7.55%) WinForms
14 15 (7.08%) JSON
15 14 (6.60%) Middleware
16 13 (6.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.13%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.19%) User Experience
5 10 (4.72%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.25%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.25%) PKI
7 7 (3.30%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.83%) Fintech
9 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.42%) W3C
11 2 (0.94%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.04%) Windows
2 33 (15.57%) Linux
3 29 (13.68%) Unix
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.36%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.36%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (1.42%) CentOS
6 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.30%) Network Monitoring
2 58 (27.36%) Service Management
3 54 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (23.11%) Capacity Management
4 49 (23.11%) Incident Management
4 49 (23.11%) MVC
4 49 (23.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 49 (23.11%) Security Patching
4 49 (23.11%) Test Automation
5 40 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (16.04%) ITIL
7 31 (14.62%) OO
8 30 (14.15%) SOA
9 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (11.32%) DevOps
10 24 (11.32%) Open Source
11 22 (10.38%) SDLC
12 19 (8.96%) Web Development
13 18 (8.49%) Configuration Management
13 18 (8.49%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 122 (57.55%) SQL
2 82 (38.68%) C#
3 69 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.34%) VB
5 39 (18.40%) Python
6 37 (17.45%) T-SQL
7 24 (11.32%) VB6
8 21 (9.91%) VB.NET
9 16 (7.55%) Java
10 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
11 14 (6.60%) Ruby
11 14 (6.60%) VBScript
12 11 (5.19%) Go
12 11 (5.19%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.83%) C++
14 5 (2.36%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (2.36%) XAML
15 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.42%) PHP
17 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (23.11%) DV Cleared
2 49 (23.11%) Security Cleared
3 43 (20.28%) Degree
4 36 (16.98%) CCNP
5 27 (12.74%) CCNA
6 26 (12.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (11.32%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.25%) PMI Certification
8 9 (4.25%) PMP
9 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.42%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.11%) SLA
2 30 (14.15%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) GAMP
4 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 50 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.13%) Docker
3 10 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (23.11%) Cisco LMS
1 49 (23.11%) Nagios
1 49 (23.11%) Opsview
2 27 (12.74%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (7.08%) Ansible
4 14 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.13%) Terraform
6 10 (4.72%) Kubernetes
7 9 (4.25%) Puppet
8 2 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (37.26%) Microsoft
2 63 (29.72%) Cisco
3 50 (23.58%) VMware
4 47 (22.17%) Oracle
5 18 (8.49%) Xamarin
6 17 (8.02%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (8.02%) Sitecore
7 14 (6.60%) HP
7 14 (6.60%) Siebel
8 11 (5.19%) F5
9 10 (4.72%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.25%) CA
10 9 (4.25%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.25%) Juniper
11 8 (3.77%) Google
12 5 (2.36%) Perforce
13 4 (1.89%) DevExpress
13 4 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.89%) Sybase
13 4 (1.89%) Telerik