The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 56 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.69% - 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% - 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £42,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +30.00%
MCSD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 136 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 19.38% 35.32% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 98 94
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MCSD
Salary Trend in Devon

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Devon

MCSD
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Exeter - 2 £42,000 -
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sun