The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 200 175
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.025% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.063% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 20
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MCSD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1283 1580 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.37% 39.62% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1259 1027
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Mingle

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment