The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 37.86% 20.37% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Durham

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Durham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Data Management
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) MCPD
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Head of Technology
2 3 (42.86%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Data Management
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) MCPD
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft