The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 228 188 138
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 44 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.73% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 2.13% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 40 83
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +6.66%
MCSD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2158 2070 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.97% 34.41% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1416 1625
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) QlikView
3 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) MCAD
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) CQRS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) MCAD
5 1 (16.67%) MCTS
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago