The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 73 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.28% - 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% - 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 216 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.84% 27.55% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 184 183 138
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCSD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the North East

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the North East

MCSD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £42,500 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Automotive
2 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) MCPD
2 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) MCP
3 11 (45.83%) MCAD
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (45.83%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) CRM
3 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) IIS
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (45.83%) WCF
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
1 11 (45.83%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (45.83%) IIS
1 11 (45.83%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (45.83%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Automotive
1 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Software Developer
3 11 (45.83%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
1 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
1 11 (45.83%) WCF
1 11 (45.83%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (45.83%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) MCPD
3 11 (45.83%) MCP
3 11 (45.83%) MCAD
3 11 (45.83%) MCTS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft