The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 11 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 116 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 25 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.04% 1.10% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 3.35% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 41
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
779 775 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.55% 32.76% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 602 647 887
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSD
East of England

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(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
Cambridge -8 25 £40,000 +3.22% 2
MCSD
East of England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (96.49%) TDD
2 55 (96.49%) MCTS
2 55 (96.49%) SQL Server
2 55 (96.49%) C#
2 55 (96.49%) MCP
2 55 (96.49%) MCAD
3 50 (87.72%) NUnit
3 50 (87.72%) Scrum
3 50 (87.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 50 (87.72%) Moq
3 50 (87.72%) Kanban
4 30 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
4 30 (52.63%) BDD
4 30 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 30 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 30 (52.63%) MVC
4 30 (52.63%) WCF
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.86%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (43.86%) Windows
5 25 (43.86%) VB
5 25 (43.86%) VB.NET
5 25 (43.86%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (43.86%) Inversion of Control
5 25 (43.86%) MSTest
5 25 (43.86%) MVVM

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (96.49%) SQL Server
2 30 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (87.72%) NUnit
1 50 (87.72%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (87.72%) Moq
2 25 (43.86%) MSTest
General
1 25 (43.86%) Music Industry
2 5 (8.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 25 (43.86%) C# Developer
3 25 (43.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 30 (52.63%) WCF
2 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 30 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
2 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 25 (43.86%) Unity DI Container
3 25 (43.86%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (43.86%) Ninject
3 25 (43.86%) WPF
3 25 (43.86%) Spring.NET
3 25 (43.86%) WinForms
3 25 (43.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.51%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) TDD
2 50 (87.72%) Kanban
2 50 (87.72%) Scrum
3 30 (52.63%) MVC
3 30 (52.63%) BDD
3 30 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 25 (43.86%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (43.86%) MVVM
4 25 (43.86%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) C#
2 25 (43.86%) VB
2 25 (43.86%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (96.49%) MCTS
2 55 (96.49%) MCP
2 55 (96.49%) MCAD
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago