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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 116 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 0.17% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 0.59% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 13
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
555 511 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.73% 28.34% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 420 448 412
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (97.14%) C#
2 34 (97.14%) .NET
3 31 (88.57%) SharePoint
4 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (71.43%) .NET Framework
6 24 (68.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (62.86%) WCF
7 22 (62.86%) HTML
8 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (60.00%) CSS
9 20 (57.14%) Ajax
10 19 (54.29%) Windows
11 18 (51.43%) MCAD
11 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
11 18 (51.43%) IIS
11 18 (51.43%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (51.43%) CRM
11 18 (51.43%) MCTS
11 18 (51.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (48.57%) Office 365
12 17 (48.57%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (48.57%) OO
12 17 (48.57%) MCP
12 17 (48.57%) SQL

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (88.57%) SharePoint
2 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (68.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (51.43%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (51.43%) IIS
5 4 (11.43%) Apache
5 4 (11.43%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (48.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) NUnit
2 4 (11.43%) MSTest
2 4 (11.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (11.43%) Moq
3 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 23 (65.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SharePoint Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 25 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 22 (62.86%) HTML
3 22 (62.86%) WCF
4 21 (60.00%) CSS
5 20 (57.14%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) Spring.NET
7 4 (11.43%) WPF
7 4 (11.43%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (11.43%) Ninject
7 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (11.43%) WinForms
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) CRM
3 17 (48.57%) OOA/OOD
3 17 (48.57%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Kanban
6 4 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (11.43%) MVVM
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (51.43%) MCAD
2 18 (51.43%) MCTS
3 17 (48.57%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) MCPD
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCEA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago