The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 178 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.03% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £33,000 £23,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.42% -30.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £23,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
496 485 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.10% 16.88% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 404 420 351
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Leeds

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Leeds

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) C#
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
6 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
7 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (50.00%) HTML
8 7 (38.89%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
9 6 (33.33%) UML
9 6 (33.33%) MS Office
10 5 (27.78%) Java
10 5 (27.78%) C++
10 5 (27.78%) XSD
10 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
10 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
10 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (27.78%) WCF
10 5 (27.78%) Subversion
11 4 (22.22%) jQuery
12 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 3 (16.67%) WinForms
12 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 3 (16.67%) Workflow

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (16.67%) Toad
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Law
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Graduate
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) XSD
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
5 3 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCPD
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Metastorm
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle