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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 239 208
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% 0.100%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.22% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £39,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.45%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 758 901 780
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.32% 14.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 652 789 691
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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