The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 116 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 11 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.16% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 0.50% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 20
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MCSD
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
663 597 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.52% 31.26% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 521 523 536
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Birmingham

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (96.15%) C#
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
3 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (73.08%) HTML
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
5 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
6 16 (61.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (57.69%) CSS
7 15 (57.69%) MCAD
7 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 15 (57.69%) IIS
7 15 (57.69%) MCTS
8 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (53.85%) SQL
8 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
8 14 (53.85%) MCP
8 14 (53.85%) Ajax
8 14 (53.85%) WCF
9 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (42.31%) Windows
11 10 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (38.46%) CRM
11 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (34.62%) Office 365
12 9 (34.62%) jQuery

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (61.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (57.69%) IIS
4 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (15.38%) Apache
6 4 (15.38%) Node.js
7 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (34.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
3 4 (15.38%) MSTest
3 4 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (15.38%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (19.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Junior
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior SharePoint Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
2 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
4 14 (53.85%) Ajax
4 14 (53.85%) WCF
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 9 (34.62%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) Classic ASP
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) WinForms
7 4 (15.38%) Spring.NET
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) WPF
7 4 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (15.38%) Ninject
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 4 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) CRM
3 9 (34.62%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (34.62%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (15.38%) MVVM
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) MCAD
2 15 (57.69%) MCTS
3 14 (53.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) MCPD
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) CCA
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCEA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
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