The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 154 128 104
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 1.59% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 5.40% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 59 57
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
967 1092 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.34% 29.49% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 747 871 741
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCSD
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Derbyshire +5 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Nottinghamshire -18 1 £47,500 +18.75%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
2 16 (94.12%) Ajax
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 11 (64.71%) WPF
4 11 (64.71%) IIS
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
4 11 (64.71%) XML
4 11 (64.71%) TDD
4 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) Degree

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (64.71%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Web Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) Ajax
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
3 11 (64.71%) WPF
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google