The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 221 233 210
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 19 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.92% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 30
Median salary £40,500 £44,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.95% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,984 £40,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +31.25%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1809 1840 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.26% 30.27% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1401 1371
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCSD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the South West

MCSD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the South West 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
Somerset - 18 £40,500 -
Bristol 0 1 £37,919 -49.44% 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 37 (68.52%) PHP
4 36 (66.67%) MCSE
5 33 (61.11%) Apache
5 33 (61.11%) Unix
5 33 (61.11%) Windows
5 33 (61.11%) Linux
5 33 (61.11%) Visual Studio
6 31 (57.41%) Degree
7 29 (53.70%) SQL
8 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
9 25 (46.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (42.59%) C#
11 22 (40.74%) VB
11 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (37.04%) Drupal
13 15 (27.78%) SharePoint
13 15 (27.78%) Java
14 13 (24.07%) IIS
14 13 (24.07%) Oracle
14 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
14 13 (24.07%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (24.07%) Mobile Development
14 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
15 10 (18.52%) ITIL
16 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
16 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
17 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (61.11%) Apache
2 20 (37.04%) Drupal
3 15 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 13 (24.07%) IIS
4 13 (24.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (46.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (61.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.70%) Back Office
1 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 22 (40.74%) Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Development Team Leader
4 15 (27.78%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Manager
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Application Support Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Linux
1 33 (61.11%) Unix
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Mobile Development
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) ERP
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Android Development
7 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.70%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Content Management
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) DevOps
8 1 (1.85%) Front End Development
8 1 (1.85%) Kanban
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
8 1 (1.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) PHP
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 23 (42.59%) C#
4 22 (40.74%) VB
5 15 (27.78%) Java
6 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) Delphi
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (66.67%) MCSE
3 31 (57.41%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Capita
4 2 (3.70%) Sun
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