The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 213 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 15 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.072% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 0.38% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 15
Average salary £32,750 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.22% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1054 1050 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.65% 18.96% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 928 908 734
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +2 9 £30,750 -
Bristol 0 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Dorset - 1 £45,000 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 9 (42.86%) InstallShield
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Ajax
5 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) IIS
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
8 6 (28.57%) OO
8 6 (28.57%) XML
8 6 (28.57%) VB
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
9 5 (23.81%) CMDB
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) AutoCAD
2 4 (19.05%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MS Access
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) TKPROF
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) OLTP
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 9 (42.86%) InstallShield
2 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (28.57%) Subversion
4 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
4 5 (23.81%) MSI
5 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) Ajax
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (19.05%) ActiveX
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 3 (14.29%) Classic ASP
8 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) JPA
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (9.52%) XSD
9 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 5 (23.81%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) VB6
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) XPath
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Autodesk
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
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