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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 207 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 2.11% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
756 664 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.07% 11.96% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 657 591 644
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) MFC
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) PVCS
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (80.00%) Perforce
2 8 (80.00%) Retail
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Electronics
3 6 (60.00%) System Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) Device Driver

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) PVCS
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) MFC
3 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Perforce
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago