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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 89 84
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.75% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 61
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
420 420 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.20% 26.20% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 348 293 401
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Home Working + Company Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package, Home Working
Posted: 18 days ago