Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 338 321
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 -10
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.029% 0.017% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.11% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 - £39,500
10th Percentile £33,250 - £21,250
90th Percentile £39,750 - £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1926 1821 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.93% 15.75% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1534 1562
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham +26 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FWSM
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft