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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 221 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 26 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 1.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
1237 1065 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.48% 17.26% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 906 762
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Wiltshire - 12 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -17 9 £37,500 +1.35%
Bristol -14 4 £42,750 +49.60%
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (55.81%) .NET
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 20 (46.51%) HTML
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle
6 17 (39.53%) OO
7 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
7 16 (37.21%) OOD
7 16 (37.21%) SLA
7 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
8 14 (32.56%) Wireshark
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (30.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (30.23%) Capacity Management
9 13 (30.23%) Service Management
9 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco
9 13 (30.23%) WAN
9 13 (30.23%) LAN
9 13 (30.23%) CCNP
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (30.23%) BGP
9 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
9 13 (30.23%) EIGRP
9 13 (30.23%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco LMS
9 13 (30.23%) Opsview

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Wireshark
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) BGP
2 13 (30.23%) EIGRP
3 7 (16.28%) LDAP
3 7 (16.28%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) 2G
5 1 (2.33%) 2.5G
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) SDH
5 1 (2.33%) 3G
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (16.28%) TKPROF
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) OLTP
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) MS Access
6 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Subversion
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.28%) Mercurial
4 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) Toad
5 3 (6.98%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.98%) MSI
5 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
6 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.65%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) XML
3 20 (46.51%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) XSL
5 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) XSLT
7 7 (16.28%) XML Schema
7 7 (16.28%) Middleware
7 7 (16.28%) XSD
7 7 (16.28%) JPA
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
9 2 (4.65%) STL
9 2 (4.65%) MFC
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Client/Server
2 7 (16.28%) W3C
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) OO
2 16 (37.21%) OOD
3 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
3 13 (30.23%) Service Management
3 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
3 13 (30.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (30.23%) Capacity Management
3 13 (30.23%) Security Patching
3 13 (30.23%) SDLC
4 12 (27.91%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) BPEL
6 7 (16.28%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) RUP
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) UML
6 7 (16.28%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (16.28%) Physical Data Model
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (16.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
6 7 (16.28%) XPath
6 7 (16.28%) C
7 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.98%) C++
8 3 (6.98%) Delphi
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) SLA
2 7 (16.28%) QA
2 7 (16.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco LMS
1 13 (30.23%) Opsview
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Flashback
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (16.28%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) VMware