The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 95 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.57% 2.45% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 7.46% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 36
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
415 429 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.63% 32.87% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 331 314 251
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Nottingham -17 7 £52,000 +30.00%
MCSD
East Midlands

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) Ajax
2 17 (68.00%) WCF
2 17 (68.00%) WPF
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (36.00%) IIS
4 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (32.00%) Moq
5 8 (32.00%) Streaming Music
5 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (32.00%) NUnit
5 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (32.00%) MCP
5 8 (32.00%) MCAD
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 9 (36.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (32.00%) Moq
2 8 (32.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) Ajax
2 17 (68.00%) WCF
2 17 (68.00%) WPF
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) WinForms
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
5 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (32.00%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Streaming Music
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
2 17 (68.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Kanban
4 8 (32.00%) MVVM
4 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) MCTS
2 8 (32.00%) MCP
2 8 (32.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft