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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 126 142 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.54% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.28%
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
289 260 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.06% 11.54% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 268 203 280
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) OOD
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) QA
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
6 4 (44.44%) UML
6 4 (44.44%) OOP
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 4 (44.44%) WCF

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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XHTML
6 2 (22.22%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Memory Management
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow Development
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) C++
8 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
8 1 (11.11%) VB6
8 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) DevExpress
2 4 (44.44%) Telerik
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle