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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 125 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.41% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.19% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 31
Average salary £55,500 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
625 758 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.92% 34.55% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 519 654 586
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
5 6 (40.00%) MCTS
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (40.00%) Automotive
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (40.00%) MCP
5 6 (40.00%) MCAD
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) Classic ASP
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) NUnit
2 4 (26.67%) MSTest
2 4 (26.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (26.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior SharePoint Architect
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 6 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (26.67%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (26.67%) Ninject
5 4 (26.67%) Spring.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (26.67%) MVVM
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCTS
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
2 6 (40.00%) MCAD
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
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