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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 246 226 234
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.071% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 2.11% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 9
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1058 1183 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.75% 19.89% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 914 990 933
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
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
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 30 September 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 +10 2 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Somerset -4 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -20 1 £46,500 +24.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Process Management
4 5 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (50.00%) FinalBuilder
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) VC++
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) MS Access
4 5 (50.00%) MFC
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) C

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) MFC
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Process Management
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) VB
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) VB6
3 5 (50.00%) VC++
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Logi Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
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