The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 118
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
378 508 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.88% 28.81% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 286 439 486
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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