The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 121 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 1.10% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +31.25%
MCSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
482 544 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.85% 30.98% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 374 397 430
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 4 £47,500 -17.39%
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) WPF
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) Degree
6 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
7 7 (53.85%) ITIL
7 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
7 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
7 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
7 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
7 7 (53.85%) Business Continuity
7 7 (53.85%) Information Security
7 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (46.15%) NUnit
8 6 (46.15%) Asset Management
8 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
8 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
8 6 (46.15%) MCAD
8 6 (46.15%) SQL
8 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
9 5 (38.46%) Scrum
9 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
10 4 (30.77%) Change Control
10 4 (30.77%) MVVM
10 4 (30.77%) Presales

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) NUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Moq
3 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 9 (69.23%) Software Developer
4 7 (53.85%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
5 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
5 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (46.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (46.15%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (46.15%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 4 (30.77%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (30.77%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) WPF
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Business Continuity
2 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Asset Management
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) MVVM
5 4 (30.77%) Presales
5 4 (30.77%) RUP
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VC++
4 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) MCAD
4 4 (30.77%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Typemock