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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 209 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 13 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 0.69% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
Average salary £36,000 £30,375 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £19,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £40,250 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1051 873 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 16.99% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 892 769 751
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +7 8 £37,000 -22.91% 1
Bristol - 5 £28,576 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) SQL
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) Classic ASP
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 7 (31.82%) VB
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) C++
10 5 (22.73%) PHP
10 5 (22.73%) IIS
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) XHTML
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (18.18%) DB2
4 4 (18.18%) MS Access
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (9.09%) Informix
5 2 (9.09%) ActiveReports
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
4 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl
4 3 (13.64%) Hudson
5 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
6 1 (4.55%) Ant
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) ASP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Support
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Classic ASP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) Classic ASP
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) Django
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 3 (13.64%) STL
9 3 (13.64%) MFC
10 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
2 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Test Management
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) OOD
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) VB
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) PHP
6 5 (22.73%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (9.09%) VB6
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Lua
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Autodesk
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