The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 117 111
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.22% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.19% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £45,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +83.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
VSS/SourceSafe
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 337 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.18% 18.40% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 271 224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Cambridge

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos