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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 159 - 168
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 21 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% - 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% - 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 21
Average salary £47,500 - £33,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
715 588 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.88% 14.73% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 627 484 527
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
4 12 (57.14%) ETL
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (57.14%) Mercurial
4 12 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) ICMP
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) VoIP
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) SNMP
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Network Management
7 6 (28.57%) NetScout
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) Wireless

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) OSPF
1 6 (28.57%) ICMP
1 6 (28.57%) VoIP
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) SNMP
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (57.14%) Mercurial
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior SQL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (9.52%) WF
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ETL
1 12 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
2 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) NetScout
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle