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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 41 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 2.91% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £37,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
69 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.60% 21.09% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015, 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 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) MSI
3 3 (42.86%) InstallShield
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C++

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 2.5G
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) SDH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
2 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 3 (42.86%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Support Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft