The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 120 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% - 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% - 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £38,250 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 - £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
388 347 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 19.37% 17.30% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 329 302 233
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Bristol

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) VB6
6 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
6 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
6 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
6 4 (36.36%) Revit
6 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) ActiveX
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) MS Access
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) VB.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) Revit
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (27.27%) MS Access
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) ActiveX
5 4 (36.36%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
7 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (18.18%) XSD
7 2 (18.18%) XSL
7 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) VB6
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
2 2 (18.18%) Talend
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft