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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 106 104
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.30% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.14% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +31.25%
MCSD
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
214 352 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.27% 26.53% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 270 256
Median salary £50,000 £45,400 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,998
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCSD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Essex

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCAD
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft