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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 77 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 20 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.75% 3.00% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 10.62% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 26
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
349 339 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 30.48% 28.25% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 287 264 302
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 27 August 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 -22 18 £40,000 +6.66%
MCSD
East Midlands

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 42 (100.00%) MVC
2 39 (92.86%) TDD
2 39 (92.86%) WCF
2 39 (92.86%) WPF
3 36 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (78.57%) MVVM
4 33 (78.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (78.57%) Moq
4 33 (78.57%) NUnit
4 33 (78.57%) Kanban
4 33 (78.57%) Razor View Engine
4 33 (78.57%) Web Application Development
4 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 33 (78.57%) MCTS
4 33 (78.57%) Scrum
4 33 (78.57%) WinForms
4 33 (78.57%) MCP
4 33 (78.57%) MCAD
4 33 (78.57%) Windows
5 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
6 25 (59.52%) NHibernate
6 25 (59.52%) Streaming Music
6 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (59.52%) BDD
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (78.57%) NUnit
1 33 (78.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 33 (78.57%) Moq
2 8 (19.05%) MSTest
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 39 (92.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Junior Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Junior .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Graduate Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Graduate
3 8 (19.05%) Junior
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 39 (92.86%) WCF
2 39 (92.86%) WPF
3 36 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (78.57%) Razor View Engine
4 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 33 (78.57%) WinForms
5 25 (59.52%) NHibernate
6 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
7 9 (21.43%) Ajax
7 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (19.05%) Ninject
8 8 (19.05%) Spring.NET
9 6 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Streaming Music
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) MVC
2 39 (92.86%) TDD
3 33 (78.57%) Scrum
3 33 (78.57%) Kanban
3 33 (78.57%) MVVM
3 33 (78.57%) Web Application Development
4 25 (59.52%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (78.57%) MCTS
2 33 (78.57%) MCP
2 33 (78.57%) MCAD
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft