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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 83 86
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.92% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCSD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
405 308 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.40% 25.14% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 238 164 277
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCSD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Edinburgh