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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 441 214
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 13 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.057% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.17% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 259
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6511 7575 7202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.43% 33.49% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5110 5810 5793
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCSD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
6 4 (44.44%) MCTS
6 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (33.33%) Mingle
7 3 (33.33%) RavenDB
7 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
7 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (33.33%) CQRS
7 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (33.33%) BDD
7 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) MSTest
7 3 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Mingle
2 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) RavenDB
2 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) NUnit
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) MSTest
1 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (22.22%) CAML
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) CQRS
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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