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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 207 192 181
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.091% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 2.72% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,800 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
796 662 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 11.93% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 696 587 625
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 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
Birmingham -5 2 £35,000 -21.34% 3
Staffordshire -12 1 £37,500 +5.63%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Perforce
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) MFC
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) PVCS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) VRRP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) HSRP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) VRRP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WLAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) PVCS
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) MFC
3 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29240 - £36120 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago