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

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 796 772
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 75 129 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.73% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 103 148
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% +10.11%  

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 17891 17731 18249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 21.01% 18.05% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14884 15316 15233
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 May 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 May 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 +33 74 £45,000 -14.28% 12
South East +57 16 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Hatfield +16 16 £60,000 +1.69% 2
Hertfordshire +15 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +1 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
London +13 12 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South West +21 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +52 7 £28,500 -51.89%
East Midlands +15 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +12 7 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Worcester - 7 £40,000 - 1
Reigate +19 6 £28,500 +3.63%
Nottingham +5 6 £38,750 -
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £38,750 -
North West -21 5 £70,000 +100.00%
West Sussex +15 4 £39,500 -4.81%
Salisbury - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +25 3 £47,500 -15.17% 1
Hampshire +25 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Liverpool - 3 £70,000 -
Crawley - 3 £39,500 -
Bristol - 3 £39,000 - 1
Gloucester - 3 £60,000 -
Southampton - 3 £65,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £70,000 -
Berkshire +30 2 £50,500 -12.17%
Stockport - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (61.29%) SQL
2 71 (57.26%) C#
3 69 (55.65%) .NET
4 61 (49.19%) HTML
5 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 54 (43.55%) Microsoft
7 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
8 49 (39.52%) CSS
8 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (36.29%) Subversion
10 44 (35.48%) jQuery
11 43 (34.68%) Degree
12 42 (33.87%) Oracle
13 40 (32.26%) OO
13 40 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (30.65%) Test Automation
14 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
15 37 (29.84%) Web Development
16 36 (29.03%) MVC
17 35 (28.23%) HTML5
17 35 (28.23%) AngularJS
18 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (27.42%) Linux
18 34 (27.42%) OOD
19 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
19 33 (26.61%) Computer Science
19 33 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
20 32 (25.81%) Refactoring
20 32 (25.81%) Windows

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 31 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 30 (24.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (22.58%) Office 365
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) Firewall
2 15 (12.10%) BGP
2 15 (12.10%) LAN
3 14 (11.29%) WAN
3 14 (11.29%) Wireless
4 13 (10.48%) SSL
5 12 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (8.87%) Multicast
6 11 (8.87%) VPN
7 10 (8.06%) EIGRP
7 10 (8.06%) OSPF
7 10 (8.06%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.26%) DHCP
8 9 (7.26%) DNS
8 9 (7.26%) Frame Relay
8 9 (7.26%) IPsec
8 9 (7.26%) MPLS
9 8 (6.45%) DWDM
9 8 (6.45%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) MySQL
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (36.29%) Subversion
2 40 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
4 29 (23.39%) NUnit
5 28 (22.58%) Jasmine
5 28 (22.58%) MSTest
5 28 (22.58%) Selenium
6 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
7 17 (13.71%) TeamCity
8 15 (12.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.45%) TestComplete
11 6 (4.84%) JIRA
12 5 (4.03%) Bugzilla
12 5 (4.03%) Hudson
13 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (2.42%) CruiseControl
14 3 (2.42%) FxCop
14 3 (2.42%) StyleCop
15 2 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 28 (22.58%) Advertising
2 25 (20.16%) Finance
3 6 (4.84%) Automotive
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (52.42%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) C# Developer
3 25 (20.16%) .NET Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Senior Developer
5 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (12.10%) Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Network Engineer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (9.68%) Software Developer
9 12 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Applications Support
11 9 (7.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.65%) .NET
2 61 (49.19%) HTML
3 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 49 (39.52%) CSS
5 44 (35.48%) jQuery
6 35 (28.23%) AngularJS
6 35 (28.23%) HTML5
7 33 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (24.19%) Middleware
9 29 (23.39%) CSS3
9 29 (23.39%) KnockoutJS
10 28 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (16.13%) XML
12 19 (15.32%) Web Services
13 13 (10.48%) PhoneGap
14 12 (9.68%) Ajax
15 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
16 7 (5.65%) Entity Framework
16 7 (5.65%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.61%) Computer Science
2 28 (22.58%) User Experience
3 17 (13.71%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.87%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.61%) CMDB
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) AS400
9 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) SCORM
9 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) Linux
2 32 (25.81%) Windows
3 8 (6.45%) Unix
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) OO
3 38 (30.65%) Test Automation
4 37 (29.84%) Web Development
5 36 (29.03%) MVC
6 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (27.42%) OOD
7 32 (25.81%) Refactoring
8 31 (25.00%) DevOps
8 31 (25.00%) SOA
9 30 (24.19%) ITIL
9 30 (24.19%) Open Source
9 30 (24.19%) SOLID
10 28 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
10 28 (22.58%) Translating Business Requirements
11 25 (20.16%) Mobile Development
12 17 (13.71%) Mobile Application Development
13 15 (12.10%) SDLC
14 14 (11.29%) Migration
15 13 (10.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (61.29%) SQL
2 71 (57.26%) C#
3 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 18 (14.52%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.06%) Python
6 10 (8.06%) VB
7 8 (6.45%) C++
8 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.84%) Java
10 3 (2.42%) VC++
11 2 (1.61%) F#
11 2 (1.61%) Groovy
11 2 (1.61%) Lisp
11 2 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (1.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) Go
12 1 (0.81%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) VB6
12 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (34.68%) Degree
2 32 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (21.77%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (15.32%) CCNP
5 12 (9.68%) CCIE
6 10 (8.06%) CCNA
7 8 (6.45%) ISEB
7 8 (6.45%) ISTQB
7 8 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) SLA
3 3 (2.42%) Basel II
3 3 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Puppet
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco LMS
2 4 (3.23%) Nagios
2 4 (3.23%) Opsview
3 3 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 54 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.87%) Oracle
3 29 (23.39%) Cisco
3 29 (23.39%) Xamarin
4 18 (14.52%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (12.90%) Sitecore
6 13 (10.48%) F5
7 9 (7.26%) Juniper
7 9 (7.26%) Palo Alto
8 8 (6.45%) Riverbed
8 8 (6.45%) TOWER Software
9 6 (4.84%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.23%) Brocade
10 4 (3.23%) McAfee
10 4 (3.23%) SAP
10 4 (3.23%) VMware
11 3 (2.42%) Avaya
11 3 (2.42%) FireEye
11 3 (2.42%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.61%) Informatica
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £39,085 to £42,433 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £39,085 to £42,433 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago