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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 173 189 182
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.092% 0.17% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.95% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
718 734 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.10% 18.26% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 619 684 489
Average salary £43,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 3 £25,000 -
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP