Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 942 1043 1006
Rank change year-on-year +101 -37 -116
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 236 118 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.35% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 207 87 233
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,800 £30,350 £30,650
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £59,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% -1.09% +2.22%

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 35,704 33,920 36,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.88% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29,027 28,485 30,977
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 14 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 20 May 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 +120 226 £50,000 +9.89% 19
UK excluding London +71 176 £45,000 -1.10% 13
South West +48 66 £42,500 -12.37% 3
London +28 57 £55,000 +19.57% 8
South East +18 42 £48,750 +33.56% 1
West Midlands +39 32 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Midlands +19 32 £57,500 +43.75% 1
East of England -20 24 £52,500 -12.50%
North of England -7 5 £23,000 -41.03% 6
Yorkshire +25 4 £23,000 -41.03% 1
Wales +13 3 £44,000 -7.37%
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
North West -16 1 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Scotland - 1 £34,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 112 (47.46%) SQL
2 108 (45.76%) Cisco
3 106 (44.92%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (41.53%) C#
5 91 (38.56%) Microsoft
6 90 (38.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 83 (35.17%) JavaScript
7 83 (35.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 83 (35.17%) Network Monitoring
8 81 (34.32%) CCNP
9 78 (33.05%) .NET
10 71 (30.08%) HTML
11 68 (28.81%) Service Management
12 66 (27.97%) SQL Server
13 64 (27.12%) BGP
14 63 (26.69%) CSS
15 62 (26.27%) ITIL
16 61 (25.85%) Oracle
17 59 (25.00%) Firewall
18 58 (24.58%) VB
19 57 (24.15%) VPN
20 56 (23.73%) WAN
20 56 (23.73%) OSPF
20 56 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
21 55 (23.31%) LAN
21 55 (23.31%) XML
21 55 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
22 53 (22.46%) MVC
22 53 (22.46%) IPsec
22 53 (22.46%) VMware

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 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.85%) Revit
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.17%) Office 365
3 16 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Datadog
5 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (38.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 64 (27.12%) BGP
3 59 (25.00%) Firewall
4 57 (24.15%) VPN
5 56 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
5 56 (23.73%) OSPF
5 56 (23.73%) WAN
6 55 (23.31%) LAN
7 53 (22.46%) IPsec
8 50 (21.19%) NX-OS
9 41 (17.37%) DNS
9 41 (17.37%) Wireshark
10 37 (15.68%) DHCP
11 33 (13.98%) VoIP
12 31 (13.14%) FWSM
13 26 (11.02%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (11.02%) EIGRP
14 21 (8.90%) SNMP
14 21 (8.90%) Wireless
15 19 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.08%) Siebel EIM
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.69%) MySQL
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.85%) DTS
10 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 83 (35.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (20.76%) Git (software)
3 40 (16.95%) Subversion
4 25 (10.59%) NUnit
5 23 (9.75%) MSTest
6 22 (9.32%) Visual Studio
7 20 (8.47%) Selenium
8 18 (7.63%) Jasmine
9 15 (6.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.39%) Bugzilla
12 7 (2.97%) Hudson
13 6 (2.54%) CruiseControl
13 6 (2.54%) Gemini Tracker
13 6 (2.54%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Blend
15 4 (1.69%) Mercurial
16 3 (1.27%) JIRA
16 3 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
16 3 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 24 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 22 (9.32%) Finance
3 20 (8.47%) Advertising
4 12 (5.08%) Back Office
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (41.10%) Developer
2 87 (36.86%) Network Engineer
3 70 (29.66%) C# Developer
4 54 (22.88%) .NET Developer
5 51 (21.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (21.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (11.86%) Software Developer
8 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (10.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (10.59%) Senior Developer
9 24 (10.17%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (8.05%) Network Specialist
10 19 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (8.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 19 (8.05%) Senior Network Specialist
11 16 (6.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 16 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (6.36%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) Security Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.05%) .NET
2 71 (30.08%) HTML
3 63 (26.69%) CSS
4 55 (23.31%) XML
5 53 (22.46%) jQuery
6 52 (22.03%) ASP.NET
6 52 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (22.03%) CSS3
7 36 (15.25%) HTML5
7 36 (15.25%) WCF
8 32 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (13.14%) Ajax
9 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (13.14%) JSON
10 27 (11.44%) Razor View Engine
11 22 (9.32%) AngularJS
11 22 (9.32%) LDAP
11 22 (9.32%) WinForms
12 21 (8.90%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (8.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 33 (13.98%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (13.56%) PKI
4 23 (9.75%) Computer Science
4 23 (9.75%) Mobile App
5 21 (8.90%) User Experience
6 20 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (6.36%) Cyberattack
7 15 (6.36%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (5.08%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.54%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.69%) Fintech
11 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.27%) W3C
12 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.46%) Windows
2 34 (14.41%) Linux
3 26 (11.02%) Unix
4 19 (8.05%) Windows Phone
4 19 (8.05%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.17%) Network Monitoring
2 68 (28.81%) Service Management
3 62 (26.27%) ITIL
4 55 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (22.46%) MVC
6 49 (20.76%) Capacity Management
6 49 (20.76%) Incident Management
6 49 (20.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 49 (20.76%) Security Patching
7 47 (19.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (19.07%) Test Automation
9 38 (16.10%) Migration
9 38 (16.10%) Requirements Analysis
10 30 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (11.86%) OO
11 28 (11.86%) SOA
12 27 (11.44%) Open Source
13 25 (10.59%) DevOps
13 25 (10.59%) Web Development
14 23 (9.75%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (47.46%) SQL
2 98 (41.53%) C#
3 83 (35.17%) JavaScript
4 58 (24.58%) VB
5 46 (19.49%) VB6
6 44 (18.64%) VB.NET
7 35 (14.83%) PL/SQL
8 34 (14.41%) T-SQL
9 29 (12.29%) Python
10 14 (5.93%) VBScript
11 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.39%) C++
13 5 (2.12%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (2.12%) Java
13 5 (2.12%) XAML
14 4 (1.69%) Ruby
15 2 (0.85%) PHP
16 1 (0.42%) C
16 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (44.92%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (34.32%) CCNP
3 52 (22.03%) Degree
4 44 (18.64%) Security Cleared
5 43 (18.22%) DV Cleared
6 42 (17.80%) CCNA
7 23 (9.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (8.05%) PMI Certification
8 19 (8.05%) PMP
8 19 (8.05%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.12%) CCIE
10 3 (1.27%) Siebel Certification
11 2 (0.85%) MCITP
11 2 (0.85%) MCSA
11 2 (0.85%) MCSE
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.76%) SLA
2 18 (7.63%) QA
3 8 (3.39%) GAMP
System Software
1 51 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.42%) Xen
6 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (20.76%) Cisco LMS
1 49 (20.76%) Nagios
1 49 (20.76%) Opsview
2 40 (16.95%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (6.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (3.81%) Puppet
6 5 (2.12%) Ansible
7 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.27%) SCOM
8 3 (1.27%) Terraform
9 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.85%) SCCM
10 1 (0.42%) Nessus
10 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (45.76%) Cisco
2 91 (38.56%) Microsoft
3 61 (25.85%) Oracle
4 53 (22.46%) VMware
5 38 (16.10%) F5
6 33 (13.98%) CheckPoint
7 32 (13.56%) Fortinet
7 32 (13.56%) Juniper
8 23 (9.75%) Xamarin
9 19 (8.05%) CA
10 18 (7.63%) SolarWinds
11 17 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (7.20%) Sitecore
12 15 (6.36%) Clearswift
13 14 (5.93%) HP
14 12 (5.08%) Siebel
15 9 (3.81%) Palo Alto
16 3 (1.27%) Mitel
17 2 (0.85%) Cognos
17 2 (0.85%) EMC