The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
163 108 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.03% 13.01% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 132 83 86
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the North East region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft