The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 96 92 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 9 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.16% 0.70% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 2.11% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 70
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
373 426 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.96% 33.18% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 253 312 378
Average salary £41,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSD
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCAD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCAD
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft