The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 101 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 21 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.18% 1.31% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 6.12% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
449 392 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.21% 21.37% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 296 289 395
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
North West

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Cheshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 21 £35,000 +16.66%
MCSD
North West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 49 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 49 (100.00%) MCP
1 49 (100.00%) MCAD
1 49 (100.00%) C#
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 49 (100.00%) MVC
1 49 (100.00%) MCTS
1 49 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 48 (97.96%) Dependency Injection
2 48 (97.96%) Inversion of Control
2 48 (97.96%) MSTest
2 48 (97.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 48 (97.96%) Moq
2 48 (97.96%) Castle Windsor
2 48 (97.96%) Ninject
2 48 (97.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 48 (97.96%) Unity DI Container
2 48 (97.96%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (97.96%) Kanban
2 48 (97.96%) Spring.NET
2 48 (97.96%) Scrum
2 48 (97.96%) TDD
2 48 (97.96%) NUnit
2 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
3 27 (55.10%) WCF
3 27 (55.10%) Web Application Development
3 27 (55.10%) Razor View Engine
4 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.94%) WPF

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (97.96%) MSTest
1 48 (97.96%) Rhino Mocks
1 48 (97.96%) Moq
1 48 (97.96%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) .NET Developer
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 1 (2.04%) Graduate
2 1 (2.04%) Junior
2 1 (2.04%) Development Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
2 1 (2.04%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (2.04%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (2.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
1 49 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 48 (97.96%) Castle Windsor
2 48 (97.96%) Ninject
2 48 (97.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 48 (97.96%) Unity DI Container
2 48 (97.96%) Spring.NET
3 27 (55.10%) WCF
3 27 (55.10%) Razor View Engine
4 23 (46.94%) WPF
5 22 (44.90%) WinForms
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (97.96%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) MVC
2 48 (97.96%) Dependency Injection
2 48 (97.96%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (97.96%) Kanban
2 48 (97.96%) Scrum
2 48 (97.96%) TDD
3 27 (55.10%) Web Application Development
4 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.90%) MVVM
6 21 (42.86%) OOP
6 21 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
6 21 (42.86%) OO
6 21 (42.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) MCP
1 49 (100.00%) MCAD
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 49 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Facebook
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago