The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 119 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 15 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 3.38% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 10.56% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 66 42
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
713 625 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.80% 32.00% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 509 547 546
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -35 15 £50,000 +25.00%
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) MCP
1 21 (100.00%) MCAD
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) WCF
1 21 (100.00%) WPF
2 20 (95.24%) NUnit
3 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 17 (80.95%) Degree
5 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
7 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
8 10 (47.62%) Windows
8 10 (47.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
10 6 (28.57%) User Stories
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) LINQ
11 5 (23.81%) Scrum
11 5 (23.81%) WinForms
12 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 2 (9.52%) Progress
13 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
14 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) NUnit
2 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 11 (52.38%) Development Team Leader
2 11 (52.38%) Software Team Leader
2 11 (52.38%) Software Development Team Leader
3 9 (42.86%) Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) WCF
1 21 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) LINQ
3 5 (23.81%) WinForms
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) MCP
1 21 (100.00%) MCAD
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Progress