The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 192 - 185
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £48,750 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -5.68%

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
879 680 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.30% 20.99% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 785 593 680
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft