The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / North West
Rank 251 229 243
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £37,500 £27,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1273 1211 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.71% 21.31% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1057 990
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -1 2 £37,500 -10.50%
Manchester -22 1 - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) SOLID
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) COM
6 1 (14.29%) DOM
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) SAX
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
Stockport, Cheshire
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