The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 816 805 502
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -303
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 106 128 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.45% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 85 120 540
Median salary £40,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
MCSD
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26009 28280 30636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.43% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21156 22286 24772
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCSD
Salary Trend in England

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

MCSD Salary Trend in England

MCSD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in England

MCSD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 32 £42,500 +6.25% 9
West Midlands 0 31 £21,500 -58.04%
South West -5 19 £40,500 -7.95% 2
South East +29 11 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +27 5 £28,500 -48.18%
Yorkshire +1 3 £51,500 +8.42%
East Midlands +12 1 £36,500 +7.35%
North West +5 1 £35,000 -44.00%
MCSD
UK

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 225 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (72.00%) SQL Server
3 158 (70.22%) Microsoft
4 145 (64.44%) C#
5 142 (63.11%) Degree
6 141 (62.67%) .NET
7 102 (45.33%) ASP.NET
8 95 (42.22%) SQL
9 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (36.44%) JavaScript
10 82 (36.44%) MVC
11 80 (35.56%) HTML
12 67 (29.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 66 (29.33%) CSS
14 64 (28.44%) MCSE
14 64 (28.44%) Scrum
15 60 (26.67%) Web Services
15 60 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (22.22%) MCAD
16 50 (22.22%) T-SQL
17 49 (21.78%) OO
17 49 (21.78%) TDD
18 48 (21.33%) Visual Studio
19 47 (20.89%) MCTS
19 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 46 (20.44%) .NET Framework
20 46 (20.44%) jQuery
21 45 (20.00%) Oracle
22 44 (19.56%) Relational Database
23 43 (19.11%) MCP

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (16.89%) SharePoint
2 32 (14.22%) Apache
3 20 (8.89%) IIS
4 18 (8.00%) Drupal
5 15 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.56%) CMS
8 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.22%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.89%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.56%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.22%) ReMetrica
3 3 (1.33%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.44%) CaseMap
4 1 (0.44%) Concordance
4 1 (0.44%) LexisNexis TimeMap
4 1 (0.44%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.67%) Office 365
5 4 (1.78%) SoftLayer
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.89%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.33%) Firewall
1 21 (9.33%) LAN
1 21 (9.33%) WAN
2 6 (2.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.78%) Wireless
4 3 (1.33%) Extranet
4 3 (1.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (19.56%) Relational Database
4 40 (17.78%) RDBMS
5 35 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (12.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.89%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.78%) Power BI
14 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.89%) Datazen
15 2 (0.89%) HDInsight
15 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (21.33%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.33%) NUnit
3 28 (12.44%) Moq
4 27 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.11%) JIRA
7 7 (3.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.44%) MSTest
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 37 (16.44%) Games
2 16 (7.11%) Finance
3 14 (6.22%) Banking
4 9 (4.00%) Publishing
5 7 (3.11%) Back Office
6 6 (2.67%) Automotive
7 5 (2.22%) Legal
8 4 (1.78%) Law
9 3 (1.33%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 144 (64.00%) Developer
2 93 (41.33%) .NET Developer
3 69 (30.67%) C# Developer
4 52 (23.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (14.67%) Graduate
5 33 (14.67%) Graduate Developer
6 32 (14.22%) Architect
6 32 (14.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (14.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (14.22%) Team Leader
7 31 (13.78%) C# Software Developer
8 30 (13.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 27 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Games Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Graduate Games Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Junior
10 25 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Junior Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Junior Games Developer
10 25 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (62.67%) .NET
2 102 (45.33%) ASP.NET
3 80 (35.56%) HTML
4 67 (29.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (29.33%) CSS
6 60 (26.67%) Web Services
7 46 (20.44%) .NET Framework
7 46 (20.44%) jQuery
8 41 (18.22%) WCF
9 35 (15.56%) HTML5
10 32 (14.22%) LINQ
10 32 (14.22%) XML
11 30 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 27 (12.00%) NHibernate
13 25 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 23 (10.22%) CSS3
15 17 (7.56%) AngularJS
16 16 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (7.11%) Middleware
17 13 (5.78%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.11%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.78%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.11%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.22%) Physics
6 5 (2.22%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.78%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) PKI
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.78%) Windows
2 32 (14.22%) Linux
3 28 (12.44%) Unix
4 15 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.78%) Android
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (36.44%) MVC
3 64 (28.44%) Scrum
4 49 (21.78%) OO
4 49 (21.78%) TDD
5 42 (18.67%) SOA
6 32 (14.22%) Wealth Management
7 29 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (12.44%) Mentoring
9 27 (12.00%) Kanban
9 27 (12.00%) Release Management
10 26 (11.56%) BDD
10 26 (11.56%) Web Application Development
11 24 (10.67%) Presales
12 22 (9.78%) Web Development
13 20 (8.89%) ITIL
14 17 (7.56%) Open Source
15 16 (7.11%) CRM
15 16 (7.11%) RUP
16 14 (6.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 145 (64.44%) C#
2 95 (42.22%) SQL
3 82 (36.44%) JavaScript
4 50 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 32 (14.22%) PHP
6 22 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 21 (9.33%) VB
8 19 (8.44%) Java
9 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.22%) Python
10 5 (2.22%) Scala
11 4 (1.78%) C++
12 2 (0.89%) Delphi
12 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.89%) XAML
12 2 (0.89%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) F#
13 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (63.11%) Degree
3 64 (28.44%) MCSE
4 50 (22.22%) MCAD
5 47 (20.89%) MCTS
6 43 (19.11%) MCP
7 12 (5.33%) MCITP
7 12 (5.33%) MCSA
8 11 (4.89%) MCPD
9 8 (3.56%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.78%) CCNA
11 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.78%) MCDBA
11 4 (1.78%) MOS
11 4 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.44%) CCA
13 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.67%) vCloud
5 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Cacti
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Packer
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 158 (70.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.00%) Oracle
3 26 (11.56%) VMware
4 10 (4.44%) Hitachi
5 8 (3.56%) Google
6 6 (2.67%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.22%) Actian
7 5 (2.22%) Capita
7 5 (2.22%) Cisco
7 5 (2.22%) Infragistics
7 5 (2.22%) Telerik
8 4 (1.78%) Citrix
8 4 (1.78%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.78%) iManage
8 4 (1.78%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.78%) Sophos
9 3 (1.33%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.89%) Tableau
10 2 (0.89%) Typemock
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