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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 203 203 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 23 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.28% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 2.52% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 42
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -4.43%
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
697 636 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.78% 11.27% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 559 549 622
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 22 August 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
Slough +15 8 £40,000 -30.43%
Wokingham - 6 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (70.73%) .NET
3 26 (63.41%) MVC
3 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
3 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET
4 25 (60.98%) C#
5 24 (58.54%) HTML
5 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
6 21 (51.22%) Windows
6 21 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (48.78%) jQuery
8 19 (46.34%) Degree
9 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (41.46%) VB.NET
11 16 (39.02%) CSS
11 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
12 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (29.27%) V-Model
12 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
12 12 (29.27%) HTML5
12 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
12 12 (29.27%) Oracle
12 12 (29.27%) GAMP
12 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (26.83%) ARCserve

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (19.51%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 19 (46.34%) Software Developer
4 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
5 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (14.63%) Software Programmer
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 6 (14.63%) C# Programmer
7 6 (14.63%) Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.76%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
10 3 (7.32%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) jQuery
5 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (39.02%) CSS
7 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
7 12 (29.27%) HTML5
8 10 (24.39%) Web Services
9 8 (19.51%) JSON
9 8 (19.51%) Ajax
9 8 (19.51%) XML
9 8 (19.51%) XSL
10 5 (12.20%) WinForms
11 3 (7.32%) OpenGL
11 3 (7.32%) DirectX
12 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
12 2 (4.88%) WCF
12 2 (4.88%) WPF
12 2 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (26.83%) Replication
2 11 (26.83%) Celerra
3 10 (24.39%) RIA
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) MVC
2 12 (29.27%) V-Model
3 11 (26.83%) Information Management
3 11 (26.83%) Time Management
4 10 (24.39%) OO
5 8 (19.51%) Document Management
5 8 (19.51%) Workflow
5 8 (19.51%) OOD
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) CAD
9 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
9 2 (4.88%) Database Security
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) OOP
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (41.46%) VB.NET
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) ARCserve
1 11 (26.83%) Legato
2 1 (2.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) EMC
3 11 (26.83%) NetApp
3 11 (26.83%) Veritas
4 8 (19.51%) DevExpress
4 8 (19.51%) Telerik
4 8 (19.51%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix