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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 114 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.063% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.40% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
333 250 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.35% 15.69% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 264 229 298
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (66.67%) VB6
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SAP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 4 (66.67%) VB6
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) SAP