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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 111 120
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.90% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.80% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 48
Average salary - £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+29.37% +6.66%
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
787 608 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.37% 32.02% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 656 470 692
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 27 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 7 (100.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) MSTest
1 7 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Programmer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment