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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 187 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.026% 0.81% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 2.48% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 56
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -12.25%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
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
1357 1090 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.18% 32.79% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 904 1361
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCPD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle