The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 302 250 295
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.60% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 2.41% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 63 20
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
MCSD
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2526 2614 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 24.84% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2207 2543
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the City of London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Intranet
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (16.67%) MCAD
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday / Bonus / Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago