The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 114
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.14% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £27,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,625 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.72% -  

VSS/SourceSafe is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 234 263 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.65% 21.81% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 178 232 234
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in Cheshire.

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Cheshire