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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 190 151 141
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.74% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 3.10% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 55
Average salary £57,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.38% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1061 904 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.12% 24.02% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 903 811 983
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCSD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Manchester

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) MCTS
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) CQRS
5 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 4 (44.44%) MCP
5 4 (44.44%) MCAD
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
7 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) CQRS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) MCAD
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) VCDX
4 1 (11.11%) VCP4
4 1 (11.11%) VCAP
4 1 (11.11%) CCEE
4 1 (11.11%) CCAA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIA
4 1 (11.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 19 days ago