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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 49 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.06% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.78% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Median salary £40,500 - £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +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
167 141 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.40% 25.27% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 142 115 116
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £22,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
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 3 May 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 - 5 £40,500 -
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (89.13%) SQL Server
3 34 (73.91%) PHP
4 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
4 33 (71.74%) Apache
5 31 (67.39%) MCSE
5 31 (67.39%) Degree
6 28 (60.87%) Unix
6 28 (60.87%) Windows
6 28 (60.87%) Linux
7 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
8 22 (47.83%) SQL
9 21 (45.65%) C#
10 20 (43.48%) VB
10 20 (43.48%) Drupal
10 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
11 13 (28.26%) Java
11 13 (28.26%) IIS
11 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
11 13 (28.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (28.26%) Mobile Development
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.39%) Oracle
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
14 3 (6.52%) ITIL

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 33 (71.74%) Apache
2 20 (43.48%) Drupal
3 13 (28.26%) IIS
3 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
3 13 (28.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (89.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Team Leader
2 19 (41.30%) Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Development Team Leader
4 14 (30.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Application Support Team Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
1 28 (60.87%) Unix
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Mobile Development
2 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Content Management
5 1 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) DevOps
5 1 (2.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.17%) Kanban
5 1 (2.17%) Scrum
5 1 (2.17%) SDLC
5 1 (2.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) PHP
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) VB
5 13 (28.26%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (67.39%) Degree
2 31 (67.39%) MCSE
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle