The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 177 151 163
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.027% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 2.68% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
533 522 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.58% 16.12% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 436 449 437
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
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 the East Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £30,000 -29.41%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) HPUX
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) Apple
6 5 (29.41%) Clustering

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) HPUX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (29.41%) Content Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Licensing
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix