The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 61 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 16 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.32% - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.25% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 2
Median salary £40,500 - £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
MCSD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 124 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.16% 20.16% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 154 114 147
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Somerset

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Somerset

MCSD
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 16 £40,500 -
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) MCSE
3 21 (63.64%) Degree
4 17 (51.52%) ITIL
5 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
7 14 (42.42%) C#
8 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
9 12 (36.36%) PHP
10 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (33.33%) Apache
10 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 9 (27.27%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) Java
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (18.18%) Content Management
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (18.18%) Drupal
13 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 6 (18.18%) CSS
13 6 (18.18%) CMS
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 6 (18.18%) HTML
13 6 (18.18%) VB
13 6 (18.18%) Unix
13 6 (18.18%) Windows

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 6 (18.18%) Drupal
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Team Leader
2 15 (45.45%) Technical Leader
3 13 (39.39%) Technical Team Leader
4 10 (30.30%) Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) React
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Content Management
5 6 (18.18%) Kanban
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile Development
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) Web Design
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.06%) OWASP
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.03%) CRM
10 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 21 (63.64%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
2 2 (6.06%) New Relic
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore