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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 216 256 209
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -47
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 44 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.040% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.54% 0.23% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 31
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1244 1308 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.56% 17.52% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1125 868
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,800
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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Manchester - 28 £50,000 -
Cheshire +11 14 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Lancashire - 2 £36,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (57.89%) SQL
4 32 (56.14%) T-SQL
5 27 (47.37%) .NET
6 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (40.35%) ETL
8 23 (40.35%) XML
9 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (33.33%) Mercurial
9 19 (33.33%) Subversion
9 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (31.58%) jQuery
11 17 (29.82%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
12 16 (28.07%) C#
12 16 (28.07%) HTML
12 16 (28.07%) CSS
12 16 (28.07%) Wireless
13 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
13 14 (24.56%) HTML5
14 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
14 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 11 (19.30%) OO
16 10 (17.54%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) JBoss
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) Jetty
2 4 (7.02%) Liferay
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) Wireless
2 6 (10.53%) VoIP
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) SNMP
2 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 6 (10.53%) OSPF
2 6 (10.53%) ICMP
2 6 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 19 (33.33%) Subversion
3 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
4 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (10.53%) Axure RP
7 4 (7.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (7.02%) Maven
7 4 (7.02%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) NUnit
9 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) SQL Developer
3 18 (31.58%) Senior Developer
4 17 (29.82%) Senior SQL Developer
5 6 (10.53%) UX Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (8.77%) Programmer
6 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Programmer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) XML
3 18 (31.58%) jQuery
4 16 (28.07%) CSS
4 16 (28.07%) HTML
5 14 (24.56%) HTML5
6 10 (17.54%) Web Services
7 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.04%) WCF
9 5 (8.77%) WPF
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.02%) Java EE
10 4 (7.02%) MDX
10 4 (7.02%) Spring
10 4 (7.02%) Ajax
10 4 (7.02%) RESTful
10 4 (7.02%) PhoneGap
10 4 (7.02%) Laravel
10 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.02%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
1 10 (17.54%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Graphic Design
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) ETL
2 19 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) OO
5 10 (17.54%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 10 (17.54%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (15.79%) SDLC
6 9 (15.79%) OOP
7 8 (14.04%) Web Design
8 7 (12.28%) Web Development
9 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Network Management
9 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.77%) ERP
11 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.02%) Information Security
11 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) SQL
2 32 (56.14%) T-SQL
3 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) C#
5 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.77%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) NetScout
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
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