The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% 2.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 6.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.99% 42.14% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 102 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £71,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
Scotland

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MCSD
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MCSD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSD 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 MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSD 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 MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT