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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 150 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 28 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.98% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.62% 7.79% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 98
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1067 809 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.40% 25.44% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 889 676 929
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Nottinghamshire -25 18 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Derbyshire -8 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Leicestershire -5 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire -17 2 £52,500 +50.00%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (98.51%) .NET
3 64 (95.52%) C#
3 64 (95.52%) WCF
4 62 (92.54%) MVC
4 62 (92.54%) ASP.NET
5 61 (91.04%) TDD
6 57 (85.07%) MCAD
7 56 (83.58%) MCP
7 56 (83.58%) NUnit
7 56 (83.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (82.09%) MCTS
9 54 (80.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 54 (80.60%) Razor View Engine
9 54 (80.60%) Web Application Development
9 54 (80.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 54 (80.60%) Scrum
10 52 (77.61%) SQL Server
11 46 (68.66%) WPF
12 43 (64.18%) NHibernate
12 43 (64.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (61.19%) Windows
14 37 (55.22%) WinForms
14 37 (55.22%) Moq
14 37 (55.22%) MVVM
14 37 (55.22%) Kanban
15 28 (41.79%) Castle Windsor
16 26 (38.81%) BDD
16 26 (38.81%) Streaming Music
17 20 (29.85%) Microsoft

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (77.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (64.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (83.58%) NUnit
2 54 (80.60%) Rhino Mocks
3 37 (55.22%) Moq
4 11 (16.42%) MSTest
5 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 61 (91.04%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Junior .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Graduate Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Junior Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Junior
3 11 (16.42%) Graduate
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
4 2 (2.99%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (2.99%) Analyst
4 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (1.49%) Business Developer
5 1 (1.49%) Applications Developer
5 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.49%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
5 1 (1.49%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (98.51%) .NET
2 64 (95.52%) WCF
3 62 (92.54%) ASP.NET
4 56 (83.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (80.60%) Razor View Engine
5 54 (80.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 46 (68.66%) WPF
7 43 (64.18%) NHibernate
8 37 (55.22%) WinForms
9 28 (41.79%) Castle Windsor
10 17 (25.37%) MonoRail
11 11 (16.42%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (16.42%) Spring.NET
11 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
11 11 (16.42%) Ninject
12 8 (11.94%) HTML
12 8 (11.94%) CSS
13 7 (10.45%) XML
13 7 (10.45%) Ajax
14 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Streaming Music
2 17 (25.37%) Tandem
3 12 (17.91%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
4 11 (16.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (92.54%) MVC
2 61 (91.04%) TDD
3 54 (80.60%) Web Application Development
3 54 (80.60%) Scrum
4 37 (55.22%) MVVM
4 37 (55.22%) Kanban
5 26 (38.81%) BDD
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.99%) OO
9 2 (2.99%) ERP
9 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL
10 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.49%) OOP
10 1 (1.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 64 (95.52%) C#
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (85.07%) MCAD
3 56 (83.58%) MCP
4 55 (82.09%) MCTS
5 4 (5.97%) MCSE
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) OCP
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) COBIT
1 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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