The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 100 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.18% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £46,250 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 230 170 195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 27.54% 15.96% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 190 118 149
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) COM+
1 1 (100.00%) DCOM
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Java Development Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) COM+
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DCOM
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft