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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 80 72
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.73% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.49% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 13
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
375 281 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.59% 29.21% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 271 238 224
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCAD
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Team Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCAD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft