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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 95 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 2.80% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 - £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
179 107 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.12% 11.53% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 77 99
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £50,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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
Cheltenham -2 6 £30,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £27,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) IIS
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (31.25%) ClearQuest
7 5 (31.25%) MSI
7 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) CMDB
7 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (18.75%) HTML

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) TKPROF
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (31.25%) ClearQuest
3 5 (31.25%) MSI
3 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) Ant
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) Django
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) JPA
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
1 5 (31.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) BPEL
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle