The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 77 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.13% 0.18% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.65% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 155 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 19.70% 27.53% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139 138 165
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
South West

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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 £39,500 - 1
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) RAD

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago