The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 69 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 0.74% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 135 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.22% 19.09% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 90 111 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
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 Staffordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £40,000 +6.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) li3
1 3 (75.00%) Modular Programming
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
1 3 (75.00%) li3
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) Modular Programming
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce