The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 17 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 Horsham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 39 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 3.39% 11.11% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.04% 23.08% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 24.15% 48.15% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 49
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
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MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Horsham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 6 (60.00%) MCAD
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) NUnit
3 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) WPF
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Spring.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (60.00%) MSTest
3 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 6 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (60.00%) Moq
3 6 (60.00%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (60.00%) Ninject
3 6 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (60.00%) Kanban

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Horsham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
1 6 (60.00%) MSTest
1 6 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (60.00%) Moq
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) WPF
3 6 (60.00%) Spring.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (60.00%) Ninject
3 6 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
2 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCTS
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
2 6 (60.00%) MCAD
3 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft