The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 62 54
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 1.02% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.96% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 13
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 101 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.24% 25.83% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 91 119
Average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,695 £30,600 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCSD
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Leicester

MCSD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT