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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 190 178
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.025% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.16% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 16
Average salary - £40,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

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
733 608 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.78% 15.09% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 643 520 518
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) PHP
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) SEO
4 5 (62.50%) LAMP
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) LAMP
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft