The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 87 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.33% 2.31% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £30,750 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 - £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
South 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 Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
169 130 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.05% 14.12% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 140 108 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cheltenham -9 7 £30,750 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) MSI
6 5 (45.45%) InstallShield
6 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
6 5 (45.45%) CMDB
6 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (36.36%) HTML
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) XML
8 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (18.18%) OLTP
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (18.18%) CSS
9 2 (18.18%) Replication
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) OLTP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) TKPROF
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
3 5 (45.45%) MSI
3 5 (45.45%) InstallShield
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Django
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
1 5 (45.45%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BPEL
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) XPath
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle