The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 143 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.041% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
342 303 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.87% 16.64% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 298 259 146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Birmingham

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ProClarity
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) IDERA

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) ProClarity
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IDERA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau