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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 243 307 334
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +27
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 8 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.058% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.24% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 25
Median salary £100,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £57,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,200 £61,250 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
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
1451 2505 3241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.06% 24.17% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 2145 2718
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
5 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (54.55%) User Stories
6 6 (54.55%) Presales
6 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
6 6 (54.55%) CMS
6 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
6 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
6 6 (54.55%) RUP
6 6 (54.55%) CRM
6 6 (54.55%) Project Management
6 6 (54.55%) Workflow
7 5 (45.45%) C#
8 4 (36.36%) MCAD
9 3 (27.27%) MVC
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 3 (27.27%) CSS
9 3 (27.27%) HTML
9 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (27.27%) SQL
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) ADO
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 6 (54.55%) CRM
4 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 6 (54.55%) Presales
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
4 6 (54.55%) RUP
4 6 (54.55%) User Stories
4 6 (54.55%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Case Management
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCAD
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCPD
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
2 2 (18.18%) iManage
2 2 (18.18%) LexisNexis
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle