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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 220 205 192
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.093% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.64% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
875 781 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.39% 14.54% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 789 681 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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
Birmingham +5 3 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Coventry - 2 £38,500 - 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £40,000 +6.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) MPLS
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) VLAN
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) CCDP
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (33.33%) HSRP
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) MPLS
1 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (33.33%) HSRP
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Laravel
3 3 (20.00%) li3
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Modular Programming
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Zenoss
1 2 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Meraki
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
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