The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 224 200 214
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 4.73% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 8
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
639 656 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.50% 11.17% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 501 537 492
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +14 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading -28 2 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) Data Management
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) EMC
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 9 (56.25%) Veritas
4 9 (56.25%) Legato
4 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 9 (56.25%) ARCserve
4 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) Brocade
4 9 (56.25%) Celerra
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle BRM
4 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
4 9 (56.25%) NAS
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) VB

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
1 9 (56.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) OLTP
2 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Legato
1 9 (56.25%) ARCserve
2 2 (12.50%) Foglight
2 2 (12.50%) OPNET
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) NetApp
3 9 (56.25%) Veritas
3 9 (56.25%) Brocade
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Tableau