The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 177 161
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.074% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.47% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
438 645 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.80% 15.98% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 264 409 271
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,138
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL