The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
141 174 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.66% 17.16% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 134 158 150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Bedfordshire region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB6
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Process
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) RUP
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB6
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Business Objects