The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 49 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
151 136 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.74% 28.27% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 120 112 179
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,025 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
North West

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 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Music
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS