The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 113 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.70% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -26.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 287 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.23% 17.46% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 284 267 298
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
VSS/SourceSafe
Cambridgeshire

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 22 July 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) VB6
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ERP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB6
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Brady
4 1 (16.67%) Motorola