The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 31 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.76% 0.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
Manchester

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

Development Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.08% 8.22% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 24
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Bolton

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft