The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Bath 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 47 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.62% 1.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 5.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 24.62% 31.48% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 97 91
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

MCSD
Salary Trend in Bath

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Bath

MCSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore