The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 185 172 167
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.41% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 2.89% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 2
Average salary £40,000 £27,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.14% +0.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
606 588 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 14.33% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 517 523 491
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Epicor
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Epicor
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle