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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 241 232 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 6 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.092% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.63% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 40
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
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
1228 959 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.65% 14.78% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 842 1151
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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
Manchester -6 7 £30,000 -42.85%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) CSS3
6 5 (35.71%) Subversion
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SEO
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) PHP
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (35.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior PHP Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) LAMP
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) SEO
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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