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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 53 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.23% 1.12% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 8.82% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
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
81 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.24% 12.73% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 26 25
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (11.11%) MSI
3 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Server Support
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Lua
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sun