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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 126 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 1.53% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £44,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +15.58%
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
239 262 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.71% 11.39% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 211 220 203
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) CommVault
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow Development
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CommVault
1 6 (50.00%) Symantec
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (25.00%) Telerik
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam