The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 58 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.22% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 5.00% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
VSS/SourceSafe
Gloucestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.45% 17.19% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 59
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) VC++
2 6 (85.71%) MS Access
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) MFC
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Process Management
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) CMDB
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) MSI
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) C++ Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle