The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 101 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% - 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% - 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £38,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
121 290 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.42% 21.74% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 110 270 92
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
South Wales - 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £38,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyland