The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 42 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.26% 2.88% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 8.18% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
Derbyshire

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

Qualifications Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 110 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 31.80% 35.26% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71 99 72
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification