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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 126 111
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.40% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.42% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 11
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
345 263 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.71% 11.68% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 280 216 226
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) Legato
1 10 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Replication
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Information Management
1 10 (100.00%) Xen
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Celerra
1 10 (100.00%) Time Management
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Replication
1 10 (100.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Management
1 10 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Xen
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Legato
1 10 (100.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) VMware