The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 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 Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 28 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.83% 0.49% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 1.72% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.83% 28.29% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Shropshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Ludlow - 1 £41,500 -
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Typemock

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Typemock