The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
Wales

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

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
97 179 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.25% 19.48% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 87 152 70
Average salary £33,140 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.17% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,919 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South Wales region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in South Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software