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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 140 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.089% 0.083% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 0.57% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
254 349 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.35% 14.40% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 206 282 209
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 5 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (66.67%) SSDT
3 4 (66.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) MDX
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) QlikView
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Data Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SSDT
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 4 (66.67%) QlikView
2 4 (66.67%) OLAP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Access
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (66.67%) OLTP
2 4 (66.67%) Star Schema
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (66.67%) Inmon Methodology
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) HP