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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 196 177 185
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.027% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.19% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £32,500 - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
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
734 528 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.25% 14.13% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 658 463 674
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014. 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
Cheadle - 2 - -
Bolton +3 1 £32,500 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £30,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) COM

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft