The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 127 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.20% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.70% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Median salary £37,919 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-49.44% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
MCSD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
593 568 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.76% 28.22% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 513 469 470
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCSD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Bristol

MCSD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Capita
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Capita
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft