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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 105 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% 0.20% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 1.33% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
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
326 226 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.85% 15.32% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 197 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
1 7 (70.00%) Device Driver
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) Xen
1 7 (70.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 3 (30.00%) WPF

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
1 7 (70.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) VB6
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Xen
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle