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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 165 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 8 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 2.20% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +68.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
609 501 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.95% 14.11% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 512 407 471
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (56.52%) CCNA
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (52.17%) DNS
4 12 (52.17%) CCNP
4 12 (52.17%) DHCP
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 12 (52.17%) VLAN
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) VB
7 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
7 6 (26.09%) Toad
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) Information Security
7 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 6 (26.09%) VB6

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 12 (52.17%) DNS
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) VLAN
3 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (17.39%) BGP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Toad
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Operations Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Network Operations Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
6 6 (26.09%) Systems Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (21.74%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
1 6 (26.09%) System Testing
1 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
2 6 (26.09%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNA
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCDA
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Aruba
5 3 (13.04%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp