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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
Rank 809 803 745
Rank change year-on-year -6 -58  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 56 138 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.75% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 122 182
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27%  

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 16390 18469 16967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.54% 18.05% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13760 15770 14215
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +37 54 £45,000 -5.75% 6
East of England +30 19 £60,000 +10.59% 3
Hertfordshire +28 19 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +37 14 £31,750 -25.29%
Hatfield +39 11 £60,000 +1.69% 2
London +33 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Watford +1 8 £50,000 +0.50%
Surrey +47 6 £29,250 +6.36%
Berkshire +38 6 £45,875 -8.25%
Reigate +25 5 £28,500 +3.63%
South West +10 4 £49,250 +14.53% 1
Hungerford - 4 - -
City of London +38 3 £45,000 -17.43%
Bristol +6 3 £49,250 +14.53% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £37,500 -
North West -30 3 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Yorkshire +24 2 £39,000 -17.89%
Nottingham +11 2 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex -2 2 £36,500 -12.04%
Merseyside -4 2 £37,500 -10.50%
Liverpool - 2 £37,500 -
Crawley - 2 £36,500 -
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds +17 1 £39,000 -13.33%
West Yorkshire +15 1 £39,000 -13.33%
North Yorkshire +7 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Gloucestershire +4 1 - -
Manchester -29 1 - - 1
Denbighshire - 1 - -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 73 (62.39%) SQL
2 70 (59.83%) C#
3 62 (52.99%) .NET
4 56 (47.86%) HTML
4 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
6 50 (42.74%) Degree
7 49 (41.88%) Subversion
7 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
8 47 (40.17%) CSS
9 46 (39.32%) Oracle
10 45 (38.46%) jQuery
11 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (36.75%) Automated Testing
12 39 (33.33%) MVC
12 39 (33.33%) OO
12 39 (33.33%) OOD
12 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 38 (32.48%) AngularJS
14 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
15 36 (30.77%) Refactoring
15 36 (30.77%) SharePoint
15 36 (30.77%) HTML5
16 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (29.06%) SOLID
17 34 (29.06%) SOA
17 34 (29.06%) ITIL
18 33 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (28.21%) Xamarin

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related 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 36 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 32 (27.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 32 (27.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.42%) Confluence
4 3 (2.56%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (27.35%) Office 365
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Firewall
2 18 (15.38%) BGP
3 17 (14.53%) MPLS
3 17 (14.53%) Wireless
4 16 (13.68%) OSPF
5 14 (11.97%) LAN
5 14 (11.97%) VPN
6 12 (10.26%) WAN
7 11 (9.40%) DHCP
7 11 (9.40%) DNS
8 10 (8.55%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.69%) Frame Relay
9 9 (7.69%) FWSM
9 9 (7.69%) Multicast
10 8 (6.84%) DWDM
10 8 (6.84%) NetScaler
11 6 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.42%) OLTP
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.71%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Power BI
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 49 (41.88%) Subversion
2 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 32 (27.35%) Jasmine
3 32 (27.35%) MSTest
3 32 (27.35%) NUnit
3 32 (27.35%) Selenium
4 21 (17.95%) TeamCity
5 20 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (6.84%) Bugzilla
9 6 (5.13%) CruiseControl
9 6 (5.13%) Hudson
10 5 (4.27%) TestComplete
11 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.42%) JIRA
11 4 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.71%) FxCop
General
1 32 (27.35%) Advertising
2 16 (13.68%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Automotive
5 5 (4.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Developer
2 25 (21.37%) C# Developer
3 19 (16.24%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Network Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 9 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.99%) .NET
2 56 (47.86%) HTML
3 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 47 (40.17%) CSS
5 45 (38.46%) jQuery
6 38 (32.48%) AngularJS
7 36 (30.77%) HTML5
8 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (27.35%) CSS3
9 32 (27.35%) KnockoutJS
9 32 (27.35%) Middleware
9 32 (27.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (16.24%) PhoneGap
11 14 (11.97%) XML
12 12 (10.26%) Web Services
13 9 (7.69%) WPF
14 7 (5.98%) 802.1X
14 7 (5.98%) Ajax
15 6 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
2 32 (27.35%) User Experience
3 28 (23.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.75%) Automated Testing
2 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (33.33%) MVC
3 39 (33.33%) OO
3 39 (33.33%) OOD
4 36 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 34 (29.06%) ITIL
5 34 (29.06%) SOA
5 34 (29.06%) SOLID
6 33 (28.21%) DevOps
7 32 (27.35%) Continuous Deployment
7 32 (27.35%) Translating Business Requirements
8 29 (24.79%) Open Source
9 28 (23.93%) Mobile Application Development
9 28 (23.93%) Web Development
10 24 (20.51%) Mobile Development
11 15 (12.82%) SDLC
12 14 (11.97%) Change Control
13 11 (9.40%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) SQL
2 70 (59.83%) C#
3 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.26%) VB
6 9 (7.69%) C++
6 9 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.84%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.13%) Python
9 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.56%) Java
11 2 (1.71%) F#
11 2 (1.71%) Groovy
11 2 (1.71%) Scala
11 2 (1.71%) VC++
12 1 (0.85%) COBOL
12 1 (0.85%) Go
12 1 (0.85%) Lisp
12 1 (0.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Degree
2 19 (16.24%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (14.53%) CCNP
4 13 (11.11%) CCIE
5 5 (4.27%) ISEB
5 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CCSP
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (39.32%) Oracle
3 33 (28.21%) Xamarin
4 28 (23.93%) Cisco
5 27 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (23.08%) Sitecore
6 16 (13.68%) Palo Alto
7 15 (12.82%) F5
8 13 (11.11%) Juniper
9 9 (7.69%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.27%) SAP
10 5 (4.27%) TOWER Software
11 4 (3.42%) Brocade
11 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.42%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.71%) Avaya
12 2 (1.71%) Logi Analytics
12 2 (1.71%) NetScout
12 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.71%) Tripwire
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