The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 37 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 12 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.74% 6.52% 27.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.63% 26.09% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 32.41% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
Kent

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

MCSD
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Maidstone

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) MCP
1 24 (100.00%) MCAD
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) OOP
1 24 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 24 (100.00%) OO
1 24 (100.00%) OOD
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Scrum
1 24 (100.00%) WinForms
1 24 (100.00%) TDD
1 24 (100.00%) NUnit
1 24 (100.00%) MCTS
1 24 (100.00%) WPF
1 24 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 24 (100.00%) Kanban
1 24 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 24 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 24 (100.00%) MSTest
1 24 (100.00%) MVVM
1 24 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (100.00%) Moq
1 24 (100.00%) Castle Windsor

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) NUnit
1 24 (100.00%) MSTest
1 24 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) WinForms
1 24 (100.00%) WPF
1 24 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 24 (100.00%) Ninject
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 24 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) OOP
1 24 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 24 (100.00%) OO
1 24 (100.00%) OOD
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Scrum
1 24 (100.00%) TDD
1 24 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 24 (100.00%) Kanban
1 24 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 24 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) MCP
1 24 (100.00%) MCAD
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) MCTS