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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 225 229 223
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 15 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £52,000
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
1079 1036 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.05% 17.49% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 946 902 726
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,675 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 19 December 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 -9 8 £30,000 -
Bristol - 7 £32,500 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 17 (62.96%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (51.85%) Finance
7 12 (44.44%) IIS
7 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) Windows
8 11 (40.74%) XML
8 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
9 10 (37.04%) HTML
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
10 9 (33.33%) C#
10 9 (33.33%) CSS
10 9 (33.33%) Ajax
10 9 (33.33%) InstallShield
11 8 (29.63%) jQuery
11 8 (29.63%) VB
11 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (25.93%) OO
12 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (25.93%) MS Access
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (25.93%) MVC
12 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (22.22%) Internet
13 6 (22.22%) Subversion
13 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) AutoCAD
2 4 (14.81%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (25.93%) MS Access
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
5 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
3 9 (33.33%) InstallShield
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
5 5 (18.52%) ClearQuest
5 5 (18.52%) MSI
6 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
6 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.70%) Ant
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Server Support
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Officer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) Ajax
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (18.52%) Classic ASP
9 4 (14.81%) SOAP
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) ActiveX
9 4 (14.81%) XHTML
9 4 (14.81%) REST
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.11%) LINQ
11 1 (3.70%) Django
11 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
1 5 (18.52%) CMDB
2 4 (14.81%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OO
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) OOD
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) VB
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.81%) VB6
8 3 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (7.41%) Perl
10 1 (3.70%) C++
10 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.70%) C
10 1 (3.70%) Ruby
10 1 (3.70%) XPath
10 1 (3.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
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