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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 164 175 156
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.061% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £21,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.43% +9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
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
546 524 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.94% 15.86% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 483 374 523
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (76.92%) C#
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 9 (69.23%) XML
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 8 (61.54%) HTML
6 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (53.85%) Java
7 7 (53.85%) C++
7 7 (53.85%) UML
7 7 (53.85%) XSD
7 7 (53.85%) Degree
7 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
7 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
8 6 (46.15%) SQL
9 5 (38.46%) WCF
10 3 (23.08%) Migration
10 3 (23.08%) Toad
10 3 (23.08%) VB
10 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
10 3 (23.08%) Oracle
10 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (23.08%) VB6
11 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Graduate
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst Programmer
2 6 (46.15%) Programmer
2 6 (46.15%) Graduate Programmer
2 6 (46.15%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) XML
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) XSD
6 5 (38.46%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) VB6
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCPD
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle