The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 130 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 6.05% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 10
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
VSS/SourceSafe
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 281 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.13% 12.10% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 241 233 201
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Information Management
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
2 6 (60.00%) Legato
2 6 (60.00%) ARCserve
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) Celerra
2 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Xen
3 4 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Tableau
3 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (40.00%) SSDT
3 4 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 4 (40.00%) SSDT
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (40.00%) OLTP
1 4 (40.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) OLAP
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
1 6 (60.00%) Celerra
2 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Management
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Legato
1 6 (60.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Tableau