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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 248 228 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 1.42% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Median salary £51,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
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
1080 1126 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.28% 18.53% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 941 961 881
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,150 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 1 £43,000 +12.41% 1
Gloucestershire -10 1 £60,000 +75.18%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 South West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) CRM
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) MSI
7 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
8 2 (18.18%) CMDB

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
3 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
3 3 (27.27%) MSI
4 1 (9.09%) FinalBuilder
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) MFC
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto