The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / North West
Rank 246 229 248
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.94% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Median salary £43,125 £39,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.17% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £36,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,625 £41,900 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -5.68%

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1265 1068 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.56% 19.16% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 936 1131
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -8 1 £37,500 -4.33%
Manchester - 1 £48,750 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) SOLID
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft