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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 233 239 257
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.25% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 1.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.91%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +10.62%
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
1062 1236 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 19.39% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1054 905
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 June 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
Lancashire +10 1 £35,000 -2.77%
Manchester -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) LINQ
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) OOP

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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) 802.11
2 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (18.18%) TACACS
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) TRILL
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 4 (36.36%) HTML Developer
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) LAN Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Support
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) LINQ
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) NetScout
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Google