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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 128 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
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
194 179 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.60% 9.81% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 181 144 175
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) VRRP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
1 4 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) VRRP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint