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

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 937 1047 1059
Rank change year-on-year +110 +12 -144
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 244 164 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.45% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 216 130 189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% -1.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +3.41%

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 36,029 36,182 36,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.41% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29,244 29,857 31,656
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 July 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 20 July 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 +105 234 £50,000 - 23
UK excluding London +78 178 £47,500 +5.56% 18
South West +50 71 £42,500 -5.56% 8
London +17 61 £52,500 - 5
South East +13 42 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +47 35 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Midlands +21 35 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East of England -4 20 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North of England +9 5 £32,500 -13.33% 7
North West +20 4 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 2 £44,500 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £23,000 -29.23% 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 117 (47.95%) Cisco
1 117 (47.95%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (46.72%) SQL
3 102 (41.80%) Microsoft
4 100 (40.98%) C#
5 99 (40.57%) CCNP
6 94 (38.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 83 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 82 (33.61%) .NET
9 78 (31.97%) Network Monitoring
10 75 (30.74%) BGP
11 65 (26.64%) JavaScript
12 63 (25.82%) HTML
12 63 (25.82%) XML
13 62 (25.41%) Service Management
14 61 (25.00%) OSPF
15 60 (24.59%) Firewall
15 60 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
16 59 (24.18%) VPN
17 58 (23.77%) Oracle
17 58 (23.77%) Windows
18 56 (22.95%) LAN
18 56 (22.95%) ITIL
18 56 (22.95%) IPsec
18 56 (22.95%) VMware
19 55 (22.54%) MVC
19 55 (22.54%) SQL Server
20 53 (21.72%) WAN
21 52 (21.31%) CSS
21 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API

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 22 (9.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (8.61%) Office 365
2 19 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (38.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 75 (30.74%) BGP
3 61 (25.00%) OSPF
4 60 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
4 60 (24.59%) Firewall
5 59 (24.18%) VPN
6 56 (22.95%) IPsec
6 56 (22.95%) LAN
7 53 (21.72%) WAN
8 50 (20.49%) Wireshark
9 47 (19.26%) NX-OS
10 36 (14.75%) DNS
10 36 (14.75%) EIGRP
11 35 (14.34%) FWSM
12 34 (13.93%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (13.52%) DHCP
14 26 (10.66%) Wireless
15 23 (9.43%) VoIP
16 21 (8.61%) Spanning Tree
17 19 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 16 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.05%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.64%) Power BI
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.82%) DTS
12 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (20.08%) Git (software)
3 38 (15.57%) Subversion
4 23 (9.43%) Visual Studio
5 22 (9.02%) NUnit
6 18 (7.38%) MSTest
7 17 (6.97%) Selenium
8 15 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (5.33%) Jasmine
10 11 (4.51%) JIRA
11 9 (3.69%) Mercurial
12 8 (3.28%) Bugzilla
12 8 (3.28%) CruiseControl
12 8 (3.28%) Gemini Tracker
12 8 (3.28%) Hudson
13 7 (2.87%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.46%) Jenkins
15 5 (2.05%) Cucumber
15 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Blend
15 5 (2.05%) Moq
General
1 29 (11.89%) Manufacturing
2 15 (6.15%) Advertising
3 12 (4.92%) Back Office
4 10 (4.10%) Finance
5 9 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.87%) Marketing
7 5 (2.05%) Electronics
8 4 (1.64%) Billing
8 4 (1.64%) Retail
9 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.82%) Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (39.34%) Developer
2 95 (38.93%) Network Engineer
3 65 (26.64%) C# Developer
4 53 (21.72%) .NET Developer
5 49 (20.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (20.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (11.48%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.84%) C# Software Developer
8 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (9.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 16 (6.56%) Security Engineer
10 16 (6.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 16 (6.56%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) Network Specialist
11 15 (6.15%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 15 (6.15%) Senior Network Specialist
11 15 (6.15%) SQL Developer
12 14 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.61%) .NET
2 63 (25.82%) HTML
2 63 (25.82%) XML
3 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
3 52 (21.31%) CSS
4 51 (20.90%) ASP.NET
5 45 (18.44%) CSS3
5 45 (18.44%) jQuery
6 37 (15.16%) WCF
7 31 (12.70%) Ajax
8 28 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (11.07%) JSON
9 27 (11.07%) Razor View Engine
10 26 (10.66%) HTML5
10 26 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (10.25%) AngularJS
12 24 (9.84%) XSL
13 20 (8.20%) Middleware
13 20 (8.20%) WinForms
14 18 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 40 (16.39%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (14.34%) PKI
4 24 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (8.20%) Mobile App
6 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
7 18 (7.38%) User Experience
8 16 (6.56%) Cyberattack
8 16 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (6.15%) N-Tier
10 8 (3.28%) Algorithms
10 8 (3.28%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.41%) LIMS
14 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.77%) Windows
2 30 (12.30%) Linux
3 22 (9.02%) Unix
4 19 (7.79%) Windows Phone
4 19 (7.79%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (3.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.05%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (31.97%) Network Monitoring
2 62 (25.41%) Service Management
3 56 (22.95%) ITIL
4 55 (22.54%) MVC
5 51 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (19.26%) Capacity Management
6 47 (19.26%) Incident Management
6 47 (19.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 47 (19.26%) Security Patching
7 44 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (15.16%) Migration
9 34 (13.93%) Requirements Analysis
10 32 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (12.70%) Test Automation
12 26 (10.66%) SOA
13 24 (9.84%) Project Management
14 23 (9.43%) OOD
14 23 (9.43%) Web Development
15 22 (9.02%) DevOps
15 22 (9.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.72%) SQL
2 100 (40.98%) C#
3 65 (26.64%) JavaScript
4 50 (20.49%) VB.NET
5 44 (18.03%) VB
6 43 (17.62%) PL/SQL
6 43 (17.62%) VB6
7 42 (17.21%) T-SQL
8 31 (12.70%) Python
9 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.51%) C++
11 6 (2.46%) Ruby
11 6 (2.46%) VBScript
12 5 (2.05%) ANSI SQL
12 5 (2.05%) Java
12 5 (2.05%) XAML
13 3 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.23%) Jython
14 2 (0.82%) COBOL
14 2 (0.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 117 (47.95%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (40.57%) CCNP
3 45 (18.44%) Degree
4 39 (15.98%) CCNA
5 36 (14.75%) Security Cleared
6 35 (14.34%) DV Cleared
7 18 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (7.38%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.15%) PMI Certification
8 15 (6.15%) PMP
9 10 (4.10%) CCIE
10 8 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.05%) MCITP
12 5 (2.05%) MCSA
12 5 (2.05%) MCSE
13 2 (0.82%) CCSA
13 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.41%) CCVP
14 1 (0.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.08%) SLA
2 10 (4.10%) QA
3 8 (3.28%) GAMP
4 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.28%) vSphere
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.23%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.23%) XenApp
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
6 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (19.26%) Cisco LMS
1 47 (19.26%) Nagios
1 47 (19.26%) Opsview
2 38 (15.57%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.46%) Puppet
5 5 (2.05%) SCCM
6 4 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.82%) SCOM
8 1 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.41%) Nessus
8 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 117 (47.95%) Cisco
2 102 (41.80%) Microsoft
3 58 (23.77%) Oracle
4 56 (22.95%) VMware
5 43 (17.62%) F5
6 37 (15.16%) CheckPoint
6 37 (15.16%) Juniper
7 35 (14.34%) Fortinet
8 21 (8.61%) SolarWinds
9 18 (7.38%) Xamarin
10 16 (6.56%) Clearswift
11 15 (6.15%) CA
12 12 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (4.92%) Sitecore
13 7 (2.87%) Citrix
13 7 (2.87%) HP
13 7 (2.87%) Palo Alto
14 5 (2.05%) CommVault
14 5 (2.05%) EMC
14 5 (2.05%) SAP