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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 168 162 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 11 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.032% 0.35% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 1.29% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 65
Average salary £20,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +30.00%
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
869 852 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.45% 26.81% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 639 668 884
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 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
Northamptonshire - 1 £20,000 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Typemock
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Typemock
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nintex