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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 165 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.056% - 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £33,250 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
556 490 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.63% 15.61% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 387 272 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,780 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £31,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £35,000 -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (66.67%) Hudson
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) FishEye
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CSS

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) FishEye
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft