The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Derby region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 38 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 14 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.40% 0.41% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.85% 1.15% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
129 87 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 40.57% 35.51% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 76 62
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,892 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
Derbyshire

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

MCSD
Salary Trend in Derby

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Derby

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (100.00%) MVC
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (96.43%) WCF
2 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
3 26 (92.86%) Scrum
3 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (89.29%) MCP
4 25 (89.29%) MCAD
4 25 (89.29%) Tandem
4 25 (89.29%) NUnit
4 25 (89.29%) MCTS
4 25 (89.29%) NHibernate
4 25 (89.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (89.29%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (89.29%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (89.29%) Web Application Development
4 25 (89.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 25 (89.29%) MonoRail
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) NUnit
1 25 (89.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (96.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (96.43%) WCF
3 25 (89.29%) NHibernate
3 25 (89.29%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (89.29%) Razor View Engine
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 25 (89.29%) MonoRail
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (89.29%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) MVC
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 26 (92.86%) Scrum
3 25 (89.29%) Web Application Development
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (89.29%) MCTS
2 25 (89.29%) MCP
2 25 (89.29%) MCAD
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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