The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 73 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 15 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.48% 2.92% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 10.34% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
318 290 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.42% 28.27% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 246 289
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Nottingham

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) TDD
2 29 (90.63%) WCF
2 29 (90.63%) WPF
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (78.13%) MVVM
4 25 (78.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (78.13%) Moq
4 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 25 (78.13%) WinForms
4 25 (78.13%) Kanban
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 25 (78.13%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (78.13%) Web Application Development
4 25 (78.13%) NUnit
4 25 (78.13%) MCTS
4 25 (78.13%) Windows
4 25 (78.13%) MCP
4 25 (78.13%) MCAD
4 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) NHibernate
5 21 (65.63%) Streaming Music
5 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (65.63%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) Finance

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (78.13%) Moq
1 25 (78.13%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) MSTest
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (90.63%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate
3 4 (12.50%) Junior
3 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 29 (90.63%) WCF
2 29 (90.63%) WPF
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (78.13%) WinForms
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 25 (78.13%) Razor View Engine
5 21 (65.63%) NHibernate
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (12.50%) Ninject
7 4 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (12.50%) Spring.NET
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Streaming Music
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) TDD
3 25 (78.13%) MVVM
3 25 (78.13%) Scrum
3 25 (78.13%) Kanban
3 25 (78.13%) Web Application Development
4 21 (65.63%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) MCTS
2 25 (78.13%) MCP
2 25 (78.13%) MCAD
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft