The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 34 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.94% - 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% - 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCSD
Northern Ireland

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

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
83 41 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.82% 27.15% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 45
Average salary £26,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,675 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

MCSD
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

MCSD Salary Trend in County Antrim

MCSD
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 5 - -
MCSD
Northern Ireland

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate