The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 48 77
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.48% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.43% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +30.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 129 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.15% 27.22% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 80 108 91
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCSD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Merseyside

MCSD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification