The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 93 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.087% 0.41% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 2.50% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £27,000 £33,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% +48.88%
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
245 280 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.21% 16.35% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 215 236 275
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +4 1 £27,000 -19.40%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CMMI
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) HTML

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) CMMI
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft