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

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 819 763
Rank change year-on-year +24 -56  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 88 104 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.58% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 163
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.99%  

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 18419 17810 18603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.94% 18.09% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15182 15441 15595
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +40 85 £48,750 -2.50% 10
London +7 26 £51,250 +2.50% 7
Hertfordshire +13 18 £58,750 +6.81%
East of England +10 18 £58,750 +6.81%
Hatfield - 16 £58,750 -
South West +17 14 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +37 9 £58,750 +0.42% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 -
Salisbury - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands +16 7 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +5 7 £40,000 -
Worcester - 7 £40,000 -
City of London +22 5 £47,500 -15.17% 2
East Midlands +16 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Nottingham +5 5 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £37,500 -
North West -35 5 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Hampshire +17 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Southampton - 4 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Gloucester - 3 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £70,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £70,000 -
Surrey +25 2 £28,500 -52.50%
West Sussex +8 2 £39,500 -4.81%
Watford -11 2 - -
Manchester -22 2 - - 1
Stockport - 2 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £28,500 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £32,500 -40.90%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 84 (57.53%) SQL
2 78 (53.42%) C#
3 72 (49.32%) .NET
4 66 (45.21%) Microsoft
5 60 (41.10%) HTML
6 58 (39.73%) ASP.NET
7 52 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (34.93%) CSS
9 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
9 49 (33.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (32.19%) jQuery
11 45 (30.82%) SQL Server
11 45 (30.82%) Subversion
11 45 (30.82%) Degree
12 44 (30.14%) Oracle
12 44 (30.14%) OO
13 42 (28.77%) Web Development
14 40 (27.40%) MVC
14 40 (27.40%) Git (software)
14 40 (27.40%) AngularJS
15 39 (26.71%) Windows
15 39 (26.71%) Linux
15 39 (26.71%) Cisco
16 37 (25.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (25.34%) Test Automation
17 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
18 34 (23.29%) Open Source
18 34 (23.29%) HTML5

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 (21.23%) SharePoint
2 29 (19.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (18.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (4.11%) Confluence
5 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.05%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.86%) Office 365
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.42%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.05%) GitHub
5 3 (2.05%) SaaS
5 3 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) IaaS
6 2 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) LAN
2 23 (15.75%) BGP
3 22 (15.07%) WAN
4 20 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (13.70%) Firewall
5 19 (13.01%) Wireless
6 18 (12.33%) EIGRP
7 17 (11.64%) VPN
8 15 (10.27%) SSL
9 14 (9.59%) OSPF
10 13 (8.90%) IPsec
10 13 (8.90%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (8.22%) Multicast
12 11 (7.53%) DNS
12 11 (7.53%) Network Security
13 10 (6.85%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (6.85%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (6.16%) DHCP
14 9 (6.16%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.74%) MySQL
8 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.05%) DB2
9 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.68%) MS Access
11 1 (0.68%) Power BI
11 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (33.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (30.82%) Subversion
3 40 (27.40%) Git (software)
4 33 (22.60%) NUnit
5 30 (20.55%) Visual Studio
6 27 (18.49%) Jasmine
6 27 (18.49%) MSTest
6 27 (18.49%) Selenium
7 18 (12.33%) TeamCity
8 15 (10.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
10 9 (6.16%) JIRA
11 8 (5.48%) Hudson
11 8 (5.48%) TestComplete
12 7 (4.79%) Bugzilla
13 5 (3.42%) CruiseControl
14 4 (2.74%) Mercurial
15 3 (2.05%) FxCop
15 3 (2.05%) Maven
15 3 (2.05%) StyleCop
General
1 27 (18.49%) Advertising
2 25 (17.12%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Automotive
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Electronics
6 2 (1.37%) French Language
6 2 (1.37%) German Language
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) C# Developer
2 27 (18.49%) Senior Developer
3 23 (15.75%) .NET Developer
4 22 (15.07%) Network Engineer
5 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Software Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Analyst
7 14 (9.59%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (8.22%) SQL Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (49.32%) .NET
2 60 (41.10%) HTML
3 58 (39.73%) ASP.NET
4 51 (34.93%) CSS
5 47 (32.19%) jQuery
6 40 (27.40%) AngularJS
7 37 (25.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (23.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (23.29%) HTML5
9 33 (22.60%) KnockoutJS
10 30 (20.55%) Middleware
11 28 (19.18%) CSS3
11 28 (19.18%) XML
12 27 (18.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (15.75%) Web Services
14 16 (10.96%) Ajax
15 12 (8.22%) PhoneGap
16 9 (6.16%) MFC
17 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
18 7 (4.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 27 (18.49%) User Experience
3 13 (8.90%) Client/Server
3 13 (8.90%) Mobile App
4 12 (8.22%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.11%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.42%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.05%) CMDB
8 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.68%) AS400
10 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.68%) iSeries
10 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) Linux
1 39 (26.71%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Unix
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.14%) OO
3 42 (28.77%) Web Development
4 40 (27.40%) MVC
5 37 (25.34%) Test Automation
6 36 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (23.29%) Open Source
8 33 (22.60%) DevOps
8 33 (22.60%) OOD
8 33 (22.60%) SOLID
9 31 (21.23%) Refactoring
10 30 (20.55%) ITIL
11 29 (19.86%) SOA
12 27 (18.49%) Continuous Deployment
12 27 (18.49%) Mobile Development
12 27 (18.49%) Translating Business Requirements
13 21 (14.38%) SDLC
14 14 (9.59%) Migration
15 13 (8.90%) Issue Tracking
15 13 (8.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.53%) SQL
2 78 (53.42%) C#
3 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.86%) T-SQL
5 21 (14.38%) VB.NET
6 16 (10.96%) Python
7 12 (8.22%) VB
8 11 (7.53%) C++
9 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.79%) Java
11 3 (2.05%) Go
11 3 (2.05%) Perl
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) VB6
11 3 (2.05%) VC++
12 2 (1.37%) F#
12 2 (1.37%) Groovy
12 2 (1.37%) Lisp
12 2 (1.37%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (30.82%) Degree
2 36 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (21.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (19.18%) CCNP
5 15 (10.27%) CCIE
6 10 (6.85%) CCNA
7 8 (5.48%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.48%) ISEB
7 8 (5.48%) ISTQB
7 8 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 10 (6.85%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) Basel II
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.05%) Docker
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (12.33%) Puppet
2 8 (5.48%) Cisco LMS
2 8 (5.48%) Nagios
2 8 (5.48%) Opsview
3 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.05%) Ansible
4 3 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.05%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 66 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 44 (30.14%) Oracle
3 39 (26.71%) Cisco
4 28 (19.18%) Xamarin
5 14 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (8.90%) F5
7 12 (8.22%) Sitecore
8 9 (6.16%) Juniper
8 9 (6.16%) Palo Alto
9 8 (5.48%) Riverbed
9 8 (5.48%) TOWER Software
9 8 (5.48%) VMware
10 6 (4.11%) Avaya
10 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.11%) Google
11 4 (2.74%) Brocade
11 4 (2.74%) McAfee
11 4 (2.74%) SAP
12 3 (2.05%) Perforce
12 3 (2.05%) Tripwire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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London
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North London
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