The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 150 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.045% - 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 19
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MCSD
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
684 792 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.47% 31.38% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 530 640 603
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Mingle
2 1 (50.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
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%) NUnit

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft