The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 45 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.61% - 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £36,250 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
MCSD
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 107 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.23% 39.34% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 42 56
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MCSD
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Solihull

MCSD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree