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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 134 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 1.13% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 3.89% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
563 514 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.79% 28.93% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 446 371 435
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft