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 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 133 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.054% 0.20% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.99% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £43,000 £38,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.41% +27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
350 406 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.89% 20.05% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 318 332 307
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft