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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 107 123 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 14 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.16% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.94% 0.69% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 13
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
355 432 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.58% 22.61% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 312 395 223
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +22 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Crewe - 5 - - 1
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £45,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (78.26%) jQuery
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 14 (60.87%) Subversion
4 14 (60.87%) HTML5
5 13 (56.52%) .NET
6 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (43.48%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
7 10 (43.48%) User Experience
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) Retail
7 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
7 10 (43.48%) Wireless
7 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
8 9 (39.13%) C#
8 9 (39.13%) XML
9 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
11 6 (26.09%) Web Design
11 6 (26.09%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) Graphic Design
11 6 (26.09%) Axure RP
11 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 4 (17.39%) Jetty
1 4 (17.39%) Liferay
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
2 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) Axure RP
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) Maven
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 4 (17.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UX Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) jQuery
2 14 (60.87%) HTML5
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) Java EE
7 4 (17.39%) MDX
7 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
7 4 (17.39%) Laravel
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) li3
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
1 10 (43.48%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Graphic Design
3 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 10 (43.48%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (26.09%) Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Modular Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
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