The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 - 82 83
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.64% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 11
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
VSS/SourceSafe
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
178 194 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.56% 17.24% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 137 177 184
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 Essex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Essex

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (70.00%) WinForms
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) XSD
3 7 (70.00%) XSL
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) DHTML
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
4 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Release Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSD
2 7 (70.00%) XSL
2 7 (70.00%) XHTML
2 7 (70.00%) DHTML
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) WinForms
2 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) MKS
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss