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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 100 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% - 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% - 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Average salary £22,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +30.00%
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
384 388 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.63% 30.08% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 267 314 179
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Essex

MCSD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 -
MCSD
East of England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SWIFT
2 7 (87.50%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Graduate
2 7 (87.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Graduate C# Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (12.50%) Ninject
3 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft