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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 220 217 201
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 16 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 0.90% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -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
1087 1005 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.74% 17.13% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 936 898 695
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -6 7 £34,250 +14.16%
Bristol -1 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Dorset +5 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Wiltshire -3 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) XML
4 18 (56.25%) Client/Server
5 16 (50.00%) C#
6 15 (46.88%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
7 14 (43.75%) MS Office
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
8 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (37.50%) IIS
9 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 11 (34.38%) Subversion
11 10 (31.25%) Oracle
11 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
12 9 (28.13%) C++
12 9 (28.13%) OO
13 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (25.00%) Firewall
13 8 (25.00%) CMDB
13 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (25.00%) HTML
13 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
13 8 (25.00%) MSI
13 8 (25.00%) InstallShield
13 8 (25.00%) ClearQuest

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) BGP
3 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) SDH
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) 2G
4 1 (3.13%) 2.5G
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.25%) OLTP
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) TKPROF
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (34.38%) Subversion
4 8 (25.00%) MSI
4 8 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 8 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 6 (18.75%) Hudson
5 6 (18.75%) Bugzilla
5 6 (18.75%) CruiseControl
6 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) XML
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) STL
5 6 (18.75%) XSL
5 6 (18.75%) MFC
6 4 (12.50%) XSD
6 4 (12.50%) XSLT
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (6.25%) JPA
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.25%) Middleware
8 2 (6.25%) XML Schema
8 2 (6.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Client/Server
2 8 (25.00%) CMDB
3 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) W3C
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
2 9 (28.13%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (25.00%) OOD
3 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) High Availability
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) BPEL
8 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) C++
5 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) XPath
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco LMS
1 2 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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