The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.51% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
Gloucestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
128 87 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.65% 29.90% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 93
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior C# Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCEA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware