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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.49% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
102 142 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.64% 19.45% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 93 108 63
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,250 £40,000
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 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 28 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Lichfield - 1 £35,000 -
Stafford - 1 £35,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) PVCS
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) li3
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) PVCS
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) li3
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce