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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 135 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.59% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.79% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 3
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +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
655 669 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.04% 32.96% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 426 527 515
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Automotive
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) MCAD
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3

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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Developer
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Collaboration Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (75.00%) Ajax
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS3
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Classic ASP
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCAD
2 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft