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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 110 101
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.37% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.25% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 38
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +25.00%
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
350 267 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.74% 16.66% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 317 238 303
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) OO

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
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