The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 185 168 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -36
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 8 16 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.20% 0.43% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 1.20% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1531 1338 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.03% 35.61% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1008 1298
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
South East

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -19 5 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -6 3 £49,500 +65.00%
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (75.00%) MCP
3 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) MCAD
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) MCTS
4 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Kanban
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (45.00%) WPF
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) BDD
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) VB
6 8 (40.00%) Internet
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) RESTful
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) MCPD
8 4 (20.00%) NUnit

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) Extranet
2 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) MSTest
1 4 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (20.00%) Moq
2 3 (15.00%) K2 blackpoint
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate
4 4 (20.00%) Junior
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (45.00%) WPF
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (40.00%) RESTful
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) Spring.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (20.00%) Ninject
6 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (20.00%) WinForms
6 4 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) K2 blackpearl
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
1 12 (60.00%) Scrum
1 12 (60.00%) TDD
1 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (60.00%) Kanban
1 12 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (40.00%) VB
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) MCP
3 12 (60.00%) MCAD
3 12 (60.00%) MCTS
4 5 (25.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft