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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 206 227
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.48% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London median salary £49,375 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -11.76%
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
848 830 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 16.33% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 732 732 697
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,450 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin