The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 89 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.31% 0.59% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 2.14% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 187 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.90% 27.79% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 198 158 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
East Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

MCSD
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 2 £40,000 -
MCSD
East Midlands

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 2 (40.00%) OCP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (20.00%) MCPD
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) OCP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCPD
4 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco