The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 58 60
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.35% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.03% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 11
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
213 199 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.26% 26.86% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 185 165 175
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
England

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS