The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.54% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.22% 5.81% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 25
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
VSS/SourceSafe
Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Aberdeen

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MSTest
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) MSTest
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft