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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 124 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% - 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% - 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
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
394 363 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 19.82% 18.98% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 337 304 223
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 December 2014, 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
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) VB
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) MS Access
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) Web 2.0
4 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Revit
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) VB6
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
4 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
4 4 (36.36%) InstallShield

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) MS Access
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (36.36%) DB2
3 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) 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%) Technical Support Officer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) ActiveX
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 4 (36.36%) Classic ASP
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) VB
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB6
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Autodesk