The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 45
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 72 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.85% 29.03% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 94
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CITP
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Development Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT