The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 107
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
MCSD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
237 338 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.64% 20.85% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 186 256 268
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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