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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 108 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.075% - 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £38,000 - £31,000
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
134 224 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.08% 20.48% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 193 92
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,500 £55,000
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 23 January 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
North Wales - 1 £38,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
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
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyland
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
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%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
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%) ITIL
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%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Hyland
1 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint