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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 92 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.094% 2.93% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 9.35% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 30 31
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
407 321 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.22% 31.32% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 308 237 202
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Degree

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SimpleDB
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google