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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
London / City of London
Rank 215 262 307
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -17.30%

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
1198 1679 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.17% 25.97% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1509 2196
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Practice Management
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Practice Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CITP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com