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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 95
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
196 201 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.03% 16.39% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 171 175 186
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Hyland
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Hyland