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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 61 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £43,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
165 111 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.66% 19.82% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 143 89 226
Average salary £37,500 £32,853 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.14% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Principal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore