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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 232 170 145
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 31 71 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.98% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 3.42% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 71 142
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2377 2075 2719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.85% 28.76% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1726 2355
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -12 22 £38,750 - 2
Hertfordshire -12 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Essex -20 2 £50,000 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 75 (100.00%) .NET
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (97.33%) SQL Server
2 73 (97.33%) C#
3 69 (92.00%) MCTS
4 66 (88.00%) MCP
5 64 (85.33%) NUnit
6 60 (80.00%) TDD
7 56 (74.67%) MCAD
8 53 (70.67%) Scrum
8 53 (70.67%) Kanban
8 53 (70.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 53 (70.67%) Moq
9 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
10 39 (52.00%) Windows
11 37 (49.33%) MVC
11 37 (49.33%) MSTest
11 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (45.33%) WCF
13 32 (42.67%) WPF
13 32 (42.67%) WinForms
14 30 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
14 30 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
14 30 (40.00%) Spring.NET
14 30 (40.00%) MVVM
14 30 (40.00%) BDD
14 30 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
14 30 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (40.00%) Ninject

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Mingle
2 6 (8.00%) MS Project
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (97.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.33%) RavenDB
3 7 (9.33%) Neo4j
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (85.33%) NUnit
2 53 (70.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 53 (70.67%) Moq
3 37 (49.33%) MSTest
4 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.33%) TeamCity
5 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.67%) NCover
7 2 (2.67%) FxCop
7 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (30.67%) Music Industry
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (96.00%) Developer
2 41 (54.67%) .NET Developer
3 32 (42.67%) C# Developer
4 29 (38.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (1.33%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
3 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (45.33%) WCF
5 32 (42.67%) WPF
5 32 (42.67%) WinForms
6 30 (40.00%) Spring.NET
6 30 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
6 30 (40.00%) Ninject
6 30 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
6 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 30 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
7 23 (30.67%) NHibernate
8 18 (24.00%) Web Services
9 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (12.00%) XML
11 7 (9.33%) CSS
11 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.33%) Silverlight
11 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (80.00%) TDD
2 53 (70.67%) Scrum
2 53 (70.67%) Kanban
3 37 (49.33%) MVC
4 30 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 30 (40.00%) MVVM
4 30 (40.00%) BDD
4 30 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.33%) SOA
7 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.33%) OOP
8 7 (9.33%) CQRS
8 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.67%) UML
10 4 (5.33%) CRM
11 2 (2.67%) ITIL
11 2 (2.67%) Service Management
11 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (97.33%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) VB.NET
3 23 (30.67%) VB
4 10 (13.33%) SQL
5 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (92.00%) MCTS
3 66 (88.00%) MCP
4 56 (74.67%) MCAD
5 7 (9.33%) MCSE
6 5 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
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