The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 229 205 181
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.71% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £47,000 £33,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.42% +26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
792 709 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 14.07% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 691 643 372
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Coventry - 1 £47,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Zenoss
2 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) QRadar
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) ADSL
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ADSL
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) QRadar
1 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (37.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) Tripwire
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Autodesk