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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 191 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.027% 0.77% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 3.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 28 0
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
816 726 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.95% 19.23% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 724 654 541
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft