The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 190 167 181
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 5.57% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
505 628 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.21% 12.54% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 404 552 562
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 7 £45,000 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) XSL
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SQL CLR
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (46.67%) Perforce
4 7 (46.67%) C++
4 7 (46.67%) PVCS
4 7 (46.67%) MFC
4 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
4 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) Electronics
5 5 (33.33%) System Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) PVCS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) XSL
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (46.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) System Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Perforce
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago