Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 209 238
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +15
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.089% 0.020% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.095% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 - -
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1207 1049 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.40% 20.48% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 673 628 685
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.47% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,750 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 5 £33,500 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) API Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) API Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft