The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 181 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.081% 0.038% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.15% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 23
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCSD
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
909 654 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.54% 25.17% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 752 490 516
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCSD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Leeds

MCSD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft