The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 45 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.31% 1.43% 6.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.92% 5.97% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 30
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
MCSD
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 67 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.33% 23.93% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 119
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSD
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) IIS
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (37.50%) MCP
5 6 (37.50%) MCAD
5 6 (37.50%) Windows

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCTS
2 6 (37.50%) MCP
2 6 (37.50%) MCAD
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix