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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 261 316 281
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 2 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.019% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.077% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 40
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £43,750 £38,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +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
1749 2609 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 25.12% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 2248 2223
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Document Management
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) iManage
4 3 (50.00%) LexisNexis
4 3 (50.00%) MCAD
4 3 (50.00%) Case Management
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ADO
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Document Management
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Case Management
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) MCAD
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) iManage
3 3 (50.00%) LexisNexis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
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