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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 160
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
577 461 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.46% 14.90% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 402 297 253
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,250 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) FishEye
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) FishEye
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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