The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 77 51
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 2.29% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.09% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 24
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
MCSD
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 254 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.65% 32.36% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 137 238 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,850 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MCSD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco