The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 58 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.19% 1.67% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 6.78% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 11
Average salary £28,625 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 118 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.16% 24.63% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 89 89 153
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
Merseyside

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MCSD
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Liverpool

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle