The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 42 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.01% 23.48% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 87 58 83
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCSD
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Bedford

MCSD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft