The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 124 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.056% 0.29% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 1.91% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
384 262 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.42% 15.28% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 353 220 289
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft