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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 114 125 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.33% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 1.27% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 21
Median salary £70,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -18.09%

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
417 553 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.53% 25.88% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 268 414 486
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) MCAD
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Automotive

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) CMS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) MCAD
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft