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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 186 184 168
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.027% 0.077% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.19% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 19
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +40.00%
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
1282 1561 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.21% 39.81% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1253 1047
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) RavenDB
4 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) CQRS
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) MSTest
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Mingle

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (50.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) RavenDB
1 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) CQRS
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCPD
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle