The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 78 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.13% - 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% - 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 230 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.01% 32.62% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 152 184 103
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -17.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MCSD
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Sheffield

MCSD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft