The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 112 102
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.38% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.20% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 12
Average salary - £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
570 583 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.50% 31.60% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 511 509 376
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
South East

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 32 (100.00%) MCP
1 32 (100.00%) MCAD
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
1 32 (100.00%) MCTS
1 32 (100.00%) WCF
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 32 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (78.13%) Razor View Engine
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (53.13%) Castle Windsor
3 17 (53.13%) MonoRail
3 17 (53.13%) NHibernate
3 17 (53.13%) NUnit
3 17 (53.13%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (28.13%) Social Network
5 9 (28.13%) LINQ
5 9 (28.13%) Subversion
5 9 (28.13%) Ajax
6 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (21.88%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) NUnit
1 17 (53.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
1 32 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 32 (100.00%) WCF
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (78.13%) Razor View Engine
3 17 (53.13%) Castle Windsor
3 17 (53.13%) NHibernate
3 17 (53.13%) MonoRail
4 9 (28.13%) LINQ
4 9 (28.13%) Ajax
5 7 (21.88%) Ninject
5 7 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Social Network
2 8 (25.00%) Tandem
3 7 (21.88%) iPhone
3 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
1 32 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 17 (53.13%) OO
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) CQRS
5 7 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) MCP
1 32 (100.00%) MCAD
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Google