The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 257 180 153
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 11 65 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.92% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 3.20% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 65 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2371 2030 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.35% 28.84% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1651 2348
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCSD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Cambridgeshire -21 8 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Hertfordshire -17 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Norfolk +15 1 £37,500 +36.36%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (97.87%) C#
2 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) SQL Server
3 44 (93.62%) NUnit
4 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (89.36%) MCTS
6 41 (87.23%) TDD
7 40 (85.11%) MCP
8 37 (78.72%) MCAD
9 34 (72.34%) Scrum
9 34 (72.34%) Kanban
9 34 (72.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 34 (72.34%) Moq
10 27 (57.45%) Windows
10 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
11 25 (53.19%) MVC
11 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (53.19%) MSTest
12 23 (48.94%) BDD
13 21 (44.68%) WCF
14 20 (42.55%) WPF
15 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (38.30%) Spring.NET
15 18 (38.30%) Castle Windsor
15 18 (38.30%) Ninject
15 18 (38.30%) MVVM
15 18 (38.30%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (38.30%) Inversion of Control
15 18 (38.30%) Razor View Engine

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Mingle
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (97.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) RavenDB
3 7 (14.89%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (93.62%) NUnit
2 34 (72.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 34 (72.34%) Moq
3 25 (53.19%) MSTest
4 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
5 7 (14.89%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) NCover
6 1 (2.13%) FxCop
6 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (34.04%) Music Industry
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 17 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 17 (36.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Programmer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Programmer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Programmer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) FoxPro Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (44.68%) WCF
5 20 (42.55%) WPF
6 18 (38.30%) WinForms
6 18 (38.30%) Spring.NET
6 18 (38.30%) Castle Windsor
6 18 (38.30%) Ninject
6 18 (38.30%) Razor View Engine
6 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 18 (38.30%) Unity DI Container
7 16 (34.04%) NHibernate
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 7 (14.89%) CSS
9 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
9 7 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (14.89%) RESTful
9 7 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (14.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (87.23%) TDD
3 34 (72.34%) Scrum
3 34 (72.34%) Kanban
4 25 (53.19%) MVC
5 23 (48.94%) BDD
6 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
6 18 (38.30%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (38.30%) MVVM
6 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.89%) CQRS
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) OOP
10 2 (4.26%) UML
10 2 (4.26%) SOA
10 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.13%) CRM
11 1 (2.13%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) VB.NET
3 16 (34.04%) VB
4 8 (17.02%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.13%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (89.36%) MCTS
3 40 (85.11%) MCP
4 37 (78.72%) MCAD
5 8 (17.02%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago