The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 70 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.18% 0.13% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.61% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +3.65%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 163 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.03% 21.14% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 113 142
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Dorset

MCSD
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft