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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 121 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.15% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.52% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £42,500 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -0.95%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +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
634 573 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.03% 29.32% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 547 444 367
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Capita
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Capita
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle