The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 3.77% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 11.32% 14.29% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 11
Average salary £39,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.20% -9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
Manchester

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

MCSD
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Rochdale

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Systems Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft