The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 244 218 228
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.088% 2.81% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 29 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1139 1066 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.94% 14.71% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 985 924 989
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cheshire -10 1 £35,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Epicor