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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 97 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.63% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.78% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
185 144 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.73% 15.79% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 137 125 113
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 May 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 +7 7 £34,250 +14.16%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 10 (62.50%) IIS
5 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) MSI
6 8 (50.00%) InstallShield
6 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (50.00%) CMDB
7 5 (31.25%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) SDH
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) 2.5G
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) TKPROF
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 8 (50.00%) MSI
3 8 (50.00%) InstallShield
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSD
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) JPA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (50.00%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) W3C
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) RUP
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) BPEL
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle