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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 130 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 2.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +45.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
301 243 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.97% 11.31% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 268 229 163
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint