The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 85 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.25% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 9.89% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
VSS/SourceSafe
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
143 91 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.72% 10.03% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 120 79 99
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Southampton region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Southampton

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 7 (63.64%) Hudson
2 7 (63.64%) Bugzilla
2 7 (63.64%) CruiseControl
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) MFC
2 7 (63.64%) STL
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows CE
2 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) IPv4

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) IPv4
1 2 (18.18%) OSPF
1 2 (18.18%) VRRP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (18.18%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 7 (63.64%) Bugzilla
2 7 (63.64%) CruiseControl
2 7 (63.64%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) MFC
1 7 (63.64%) STL
1 7 (63.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint