The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 76 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 1.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 4.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
216 262 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.42% 27.67% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 185 219 245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCSD
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Oxford

MCSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft