The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 104 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% - 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 18
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
419 346 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.95% 37.81% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 308 304 421
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,475 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,589 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSD
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Cirencester - 2 £48,250 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 18 (94.74%) OO
2 18 (94.74%) SOA
2 18 (94.74%) RDBMS
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) T-SQL
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 18 (94.74%) Web Services
2 18 (94.74%) XML
2 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 18 (94.74%) Wealth Management
2 18 (94.74%) Release Management
2 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (94.74%) Relational Database
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Mentoring
2 18 (94.74%) Coaching
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (57.89%) AngularJS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
1 18 (94.74%) RDBMS
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 18 (94.74%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Senior Developer
1 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
1 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Senior C# Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Senior .NET Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (57.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
1 18 (94.74%) XML
1 18 (94.74%) WCF
1 18 (94.74%) jQuery
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
2 11 (57.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) OO
1 18 (94.74%) SOA
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
1 18 (94.74%) Wealth Management
1 18 (94.74%) Release Management
1 18 (94.74%) Mentoring
1 18 (94.74%) Coaching
2 7 (36.84%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
1 18 (94.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCEA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) VMware