The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 252 228
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.55% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Median salary £49,250 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.53% +3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £34,600 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,850 £56,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.66% +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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1168 1089 1154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.10% 18.56% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 991 933 1010
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +7 3 £49,250 +14.53%
Gloucestershire +4 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) MS Project
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) MVC

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Development Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Development Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) XSL
3 1 (12.50%) ADO
3 1 (12.50%) COM+
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) DCOM
3 1 (12.50%) DHTML
3 1 (12.50%) MFC
3 1 (12.50%) ODBC
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Lisp
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Logi
3 2 (25.00%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed