The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 17 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.33% 1.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 48.28% 6.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.26% 16.57% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +40.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Halifax

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) VB
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) Project Management
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 26 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) WCF
2 7 (26.92%) WPF

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 26 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (92.31%) Software Developer
3 19 (73.08%) Senior Developer
4 17 (65.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) WCF
2 7 (26.92%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Project Management
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle