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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 68 48
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.09% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.42% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 21
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
165 263 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.80% 31.76% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 180 155
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,910 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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