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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 253 216 257
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +41
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.60% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 3.08% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 36 4
Median salary £47,625 £47,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.26% +59.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,525 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,725 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1357 1298 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.33% 19.33% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1161 1124
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -26 2 £47,625 -4.75%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google