The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 97 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 21 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.062% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 0.20% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 12
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
544 509 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.76% 31.44% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 381 424 553
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
1 34 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (88.24%) MVC
2 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (85.29%) WCF
3 29 (85.29%) MCP
3 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
4 25 (73.53%) MCAD
4 25 (73.53%) Windows
4 25 (73.53%) Scrum
4 25 (73.53%) WinForms
4 25 (73.53%) TDD
4 25 (73.53%) NUnit
4 25 (73.53%) MCTS
4 25 (73.53%) WPF
4 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (73.53%) Kanban
4 25 (73.53%) Spring.NET
4 25 (73.53%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (73.53%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (73.53%) MSTest
4 25 (73.53%) MVVM
4 25 (73.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (73.53%) Moq
4 25 (73.53%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (73.53%) Ninject
4 25 (73.53%) Razor View Engine

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) InfoPath
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) NUnit
1 25 (73.53%) MSTest
1 25 (73.53%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (73.53%) Moq
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
1 34 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (85.29%) WCF
4 25 (73.53%) WinForms
4 25 (73.53%) WPF
4 25 (73.53%) Spring.NET
4 25 (73.53%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (73.53%) Ninject
4 25 (73.53%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 25 (73.53%) Unity DI Container
5 9 (26.47%) Ajax
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) MVC
2 25 (73.53%) Scrum
2 25 (73.53%) TDD
2 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (73.53%) Kanban
2 25 (73.53%) Dependency Injection
2 25 (73.53%) MVVM
2 25 (73.53%) Web Application Development
3 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (85.29%) MCP
3 25 (73.53%) MCAD
3 25 (73.53%) MCTS
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago