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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 246 242 217
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 1 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.014% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.091% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 33
Average salary £33,500 £22,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.88% -19.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1187 1100 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.48% 15.63% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 959 930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,189
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 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
(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 +7 7 £33,500 +48.88% 3
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) jQuery
1 13 (86.67%) HTML5
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Subversion
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) SEO
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Web Design
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Apache
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Subversion
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) UX Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) jQuery
1 13 (86.67%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) LAMP
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) SEO
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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