The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 145 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 47 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 2.49% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 9.02% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1083 876 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.89% 27.63% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 925 763 960
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
England

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -22 29 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Derbyshire -4 14 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire -23 2 £31,750 -20.62% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) C#
1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (99.13%) .NET
3 112 (97.39%) TDD
4 109 (94.78%) MVC
4 109 (94.78%) ASP.NET
5 106 (92.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 102 (88.70%) MCTS
6 102 (88.70%) MCP
6 102 (88.70%) MCAD
7 96 (83.48%) WCF
7 96 (83.48%) Web Application Development
7 96 (83.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 91 (79.13%) Scrum
9 89 (77.39%) Razor View Engine
10 86 (74.78%) SQL Server
11 82 (71.30%) NUnit
11 82 (71.30%) Rhino Mocks
12 72 (62.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (60.87%) WPF
14 61 (53.04%) Kanban
14 61 (53.04%) Windows
14 61 (53.04%) WinForms
15 57 (49.57%) Castle Windsor
16 54 (46.96%) MVVM
16 54 (46.96%) Moq
17 53 (46.09%) NHibernate
18 44 (38.26%) BDD
19 36 (31.30%) Dependency Injection
19 36 (31.30%) Continuous Integration

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (6.09%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (74.78%) SQL Server
2 72 (62.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 82 (71.30%) NUnit
1 82 (71.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 54 (46.96%) Moq
3 29 (25.22%) MSTest
4 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Games
3 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (99.13%) Developer
2 111 (96.52%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.74%) Graduate
3 25 (21.74%) Graduate Developer
4 24 (20.87%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 24 (20.87%) Junior
4 24 (20.87%) Junior Developer
4 24 (20.87%) Junior .NET Developer
5 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (1.74%) C# Developer
7 1 (0.87%) Applications Developer
7 1 (0.87%) Development Manager
7 1 (0.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (0.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (99.13%) .NET
2 109 (94.78%) ASP.NET
3 106 (92.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (83.48%) WCF
4 96 (83.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 89 (77.39%) Razor View Engine
6 70 (60.87%) WPF
7 61 (53.04%) WinForms
8 57 (49.57%) Castle Windsor
9 53 (46.09%) NHibernate
10 29 (25.22%) Spring.NET
10 29 (25.22%) Ninject
10 29 (25.22%) Unity DI Container
11 28 (24.35%) MonoRail
12 25 (21.74%) .NET Framework
13 14 (12.17%) Ajax
14 11 (9.57%) CSS
14 11 (9.57%) XML
14 11 (9.57%) HTML
15 7 (6.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (21.74%) Tandem
2 25 (21.74%) Streaming Music
3 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
3 24 (20.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (53.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (97.39%) TDD
2 109 (94.78%) MVC
3 96 (83.48%) Web Application Development
4 91 (79.13%) Scrum
5 61 (53.04%) Kanban
6 54 (46.96%) MVVM
7 44 (38.26%) BDD
8 36 (31.30%) Dependency Injection
8 36 (31.30%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (10.43%) CQRS
11 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (10.43%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (88.70%) MCP
2 102 (88.70%) MCAD
2 102 (88.70%) MCTS
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.87%) OCP
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.87%) MCPD
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) Facebook
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