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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 215 187 214
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 9 49 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.82% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 7.31% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 47 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
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
628 670 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.97% 11.16% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 478 555 607
Average salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Reading -30 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (78.13%) MVC
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 23 (71.88%) jQuery
4 20 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (53.13%) Oracle
6 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (43.75%) CSS
7 14 (43.75%) GAMP
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (43.75%) V-Model
7 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (43.75%) HTML5
7 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
8 13 (40.63%) Degree
8 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
8 13 (40.63%) SQL
8 13 (40.63%) Subversion
9 12 (37.50%) Internet
9 12 (37.50%) RIA
9 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (34.38%) VB.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
2 3 (9.38%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) QlikView
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.50%) OLAP
4 4 (12.50%) MS Access
4 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 4 (12.50%) OLTP
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (12.50%) SSDT
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (40.63%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
4 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 11 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Programmer
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 6 (18.75%) C# Programmer
7 6 (18.75%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (18.75%) Software Programmer
8 3 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 23 (71.88%) jQuery
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (43.75%) HTML5
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) XSL
7 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
7 9 (28.13%) JSON
7 9 (28.13%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
8 4 (12.50%) MDX
8 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.25%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 2 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) RIA
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) MVC
2 14 (43.75%) V-Model
3 11 (34.38%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) Workflow
4 9 (28.13%) OOD
4 9 (28.13%) Document Management
5 7 (21.88%) Data Management
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) ETL
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (6.25%) Database Security
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Legato
1 3 (9.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Infragistics
3 9 (28.13%) Telerik
3 9 (28.13%) DevExpress
4 4 (12.50%) Tableau
5 3 (9.38%) Brocade
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas