Period
to 24 September 2017

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

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 990 1048 900
Rank change year-on-year +58 -148 +90
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 174 187 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.097% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.53% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 332
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 35989 35548 38011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.64% 18.44% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29219 30818 32134
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 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 24 September 2017.

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 September 2017. 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 +31 166 £50,000 - 3
UK excluding London +50 102 £45,000 - 2
London +20 67 £54,500 +9.00% 1
South West +41 34 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +51 24 £60,000 +35.59% 1
East of England +1 19 £57,500 - 1
Midlands +43 13 £40,000 +6.67%
North of England +2 9 £42,000 -16.00%
West Midlands +21 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands +31 5 £37,500 -
North West -7 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +12 4 £42,000 -23.64%
Scotland +5 3 £34,250 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 105 (60.34%) SQL
2 79 (45.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (41.95%) Microsoft
4 72 (41.38%) C#
5 70 (40.23%) .NET
6 66 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 59 (33.91%) HTML
8 52 (29.89%) Cisco
9 50 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (28.16%) CSS
11 47 (27.01%) T-SQL
12 45 (25.86%) ASP.NET
12 45 (25.86%) Windows
13 43 (24.71%) LAN
13 43 (24.71%) XML
14 42 (24.14%) JavaScript
15 41 (23.56%) MVC
16 38 (21.84%) CCNP
17 36 (20.69%) WAN
17 36 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (20.11%) Web Development
19 34 (19.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (19.54%) jQuery
20 33 (18.97%) Git (software)
20 33 (18.97%) HTML5
20 33 (18.97%) OO
20 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
21 32 (18.39%) BGP
21 32 (18.39%) EIGRP
21 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (13.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (9.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (2.30%) Mule
5 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.72%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.72%) JBoss
6 3 (1.72%) Jetty
6 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.79%) Office 365
3 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.87%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.15%) GitHub
7 2 (1.15%) IaaS
7 2 (1.15%) PaaS
7 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.71%) LAN
2 36 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 36 (20.69%) WAN
3 32 (18.39%) BGP
3 32 (18.39%) EIGRP
4 28 (16.09%) NX-OS
5 22 (12.64%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (12.64%) Wireshark
6 18 (10.34%) VPN
7 17 (9.77%) IPsec
8 15 (8.62%) Wireless
9 14 (8.05%) Cisco Wireless
9 14 (8.05%) Network Security
9 14 (8.05%) WLAN
10 13 (7.47%) Firewall
11 12 (6.90%) OSPF
11 12 (6.90%) SSL
12 10 (5.75%) VLAN
13 9 (5.17%) HSRP
14 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 29 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (10.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.72%) MySQL
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.15%) QlikView
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 79 (45.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 31 (17.82%) Subversion
4 23 (13.22%) NUnit
5 22 (12.64%) Mercurial
6 17 (9.77%) Jasmine
6 17 (9.77%) MSTest
6 17 (9.77%) Selenium
7 14 (8.05%) TeamCity
8 11 (6.32%) Hudson
8 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.60%) Bugzilla
10 8 (4.60%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.87%) JIRA
12 3 (1.72%) Ant
12 3 (1.72%) Maven
13 2 (1.15%) ClearQuest
13 2 (1.15%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (9.77%) Advertising
2 14 (8.05%) Finance
3 8 (4.60%) Back Office
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Automotive
7 2 (1.15%) French Language
7 2 (1.15%) German Language
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 98 (56.32%) Developer
2 44 (25.29%) Network Engineer
3 40 (22.99%) Senior Developer
4 32 (18.39%) .NET Developer
5 29 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 25 (14.37%) C# Developer
7 19 (10.92%) T-SQL Developer
8 18 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
9 16 (9.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 16 (9.20%) SSRS Developer
9 16 (9.20%) XML Developer
10 14 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
12 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (6.32%) Software Engineer
14 10 (5.75%) Web Developer
15 9 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
15 9 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.23%) .NET
2 59 (33.91%) HTML
3 49 (28.16%) CSS
4 45 (25.86%) ASP.NET
5 43 (24.71%) XML
6 34 (19.54%) jQuery
7 33 (18.97%) HTML5
8 30 (17.24%) Web Services
9 28 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (14.37%) AngularJS
11 24 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (13.22%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (13.22%) Middleware
13 18 (10.34%) .NET Framework
13 18 (10.34%) CSS3
14 17 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (8.62%) Ajax
16 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (5.17%) MFC
17 9 (5.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.77%) User Experience
4 10 (5.75%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.72%) CMDB
8 3 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
10 1 (0.57%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.86%) Windows
2 25 (14.37%) Linux
3 12 (6.90%) Unix
4 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.56%) MVC
2 35 (20.11%) Web Development
3 33 (18.97%) OO
4 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (16.09%) Network Monitoring
6 27 (15.52%) Capacity Management
6 27 (15.52%) Incident Management
6 27 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (15.52%) Security Patching
6 27 (15.52%) Service Management
7 24 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (13.22%) SOLID
9 22 (12.64%) Defect Management
9 22 (12.64%) DevOps
9 22 (12.64%) SOA
10 21 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 20 (11.49%) ITIL
11 20 (11.49%) Refactoring
11 20 (11.49%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 105 (60.34%) SQL
2 72 (41.38%) C#
3 47 (27.01%) T-SQL
4 42 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.22%) Python
6 21 (12.07%) VB.NET
7 14 (8.05%) VB
8 11 (6.32%) C++
9 10 (5.75%) Java
10 9 (5.17%) VB6
11 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.72%) VC++
13 2 (1.15%) Go
13 2 (1.15%) Ruby
14 1 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 50 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (21.84%) CCNP
3 28 (16.09%) Degree
4 27 (15.52%) DV Cleared
4 27 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (7.47%) CCNA
8 8 (4.60%) CCIE
9 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.15%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (1.15%) CCIE Security
10 2 (1.15%) CCSA
10 2 (1.15%) CCSE
10 2 (1.15%) ISEB
10 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.67%) SLA
2 9 (5.17%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) Basel II
3 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 28 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.72%) Docker
4 2 (1.15%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (15.52%) Cisco LMS
1 27 (15.52%) Nagios
1 27 (15.52%) Opsview
2 14 (8.05%) Puppet
3 9 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.15%) Ansible
5 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (29.89%) Cisco
3 30 (17.24%) Oracle
4 28 (16.09%) VMware
5 17 (9.77%) Xamarin
6 8 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.02%) Avaya
7 7 (4.02%) Perforce
7 7 (4.02%) Sybase
8 6 (3.45%) Juniper
8 6 (3.45%) Meraki
8 6 (3.45%) Sitecore
8 6 (3.45%) Solace
9 5 (2.87%) Google
10 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.30%) F5
10 4 (2.30%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.72%) McAfee
11 3 (1.72%) MKS
11 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds