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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 215 186 215
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +29
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 5.72% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 6
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 £37,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,125 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +23.21%
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
637 647 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.65% 11.56% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 502 538 500
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Reading -22 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Newbury - 2 £45,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) EMC
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 9 (60.00%) NetApp
3 9 (60.00%) Veritas
3 9 (60.00%) Legato
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) ARCserve
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Data Management
3 9 (60.00%) Brocade
3 9 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle BRM
3 9 (60.00%) Celerra
3 9 (60.00%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 9 (60.00%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Celerra
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) OOD
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Legato
1 9 (60.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (13.33%) Foglight
2 2 (13.33%) OPNET
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) EMC
3 9 (60.00%) NetApp
3 9 (60.00%) Veritas
3 9 (60.00%) Brocade
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds