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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 250 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.054% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 2.15% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 10
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +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
1019 1255 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.32% 21.11% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1042 899
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 August 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
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -10 1 £40,000 +6.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) VC++
3 6 (66.67%) MFC
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 6 (66.67%) FinalBuilder
3 6 (66.67%) MS Access
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Load Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Process Management
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) C
7 2 (22.22%) 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (66.67%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) MFC
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Load Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) VB
3 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 6 (66.67%) VC++
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix