The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 24
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 99 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.86% 21.71% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 94
Average salary £30,969 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.71% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Lancashire

MCSD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft