The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 137 132 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.084% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 2.02% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 247 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.58% 10.86% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 281 203 250
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VSS/SourceSafe
Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Reading region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Veritas
1 16 (100.00%) Legato
1 16 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Time Management
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 14 (87.50%) Celerra
2 14 (87.50%) Information Management
2 14 (87.50%) Xen
2 14 (87.50%) Replication
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) EMC
2 14 (87.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) NAS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Celerra
1 14 (87.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Time Management
2 14 (87.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
1 14 (87.50%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Legato
1 16 (100.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Veritas
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) EMC
2 14 (87.50%) NetApp