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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 120 131 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.18% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.55% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Median salary £40,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
538 550 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.99% 28.83% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 459 473 477
Median salary £40,127 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.13% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Capita
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) OOP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Capita
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft