The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 60 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £24,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
90 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.10% 6.64% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 55
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,897 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Coventry

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) MFC
1 7 (100.00%) PVCS
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (100.00%) Perforce
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Electronics
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) PVCS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Electronics
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Perforce