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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 219 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 23 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 2.20% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 36
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,850 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1826 1499 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.48% 28.08% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1230 1600
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Dorset -12 15 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £45,000 -
Bristol -14 1 - -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (97.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (97.73%) C#
2 43 (97.73%) .NET
2 43 (97.73%) ASP.NET
3 42 (95.45%) CSS
4 41 (93.18%) MVC
5 40 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (86.36%) jQuery
7 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
8 36 (81.82%) SQL
8 36 (81.82%) T-SQL
8 36 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (79.55%) WCF
10 34 (77.27%) SOA
11 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
13 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
14 22 (50.00%) HTML
15 20 (45.45%) XML
15 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (43.18%) Mentoring
16 19 (43.18%) OO
17 18 (40.91%) RDBMS
17 18 (40.91%) Web Services
17 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
17 18 (40.91%) Finance
17 18 (40.91%) Coaching
17 18 (40.91%) Relational Database

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (36.36%) IIS
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
2 36 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 18 (40.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 16 (36.36%) NUnit
3 15 (34.09%) Log4Net
3 15 (34.09%) Subversion
3 15 (34.09%) TeamCity
3 15 (34.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) .NET Developer
3 28 (63.64%) C# Developer
4 27 (61.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (59.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (36.36%) Senior Developer
8 11 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Developer
10 8 (18.18%) Team Leader
11 7 (15.91%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (15.91%) .NET Team Leader
12 1 (2.27%) Principal Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Technical Design Authority
12 1 (2.27%) Technical Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
12 1 (2.27%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) .NET
1 43 (97.73%) ASP.NET
2 42 (95.45%) CSS
3 40 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (86.36%) jQuery
5 35 (79.55%) WCF
6 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
9 22 (50.00%) HTML
10 20 (45.45%) XML
10 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (40.91%) Web Services
12 17 (38.64%) Entity Framework
13 16 (36.36%) LINQ
14 15 (34.09%) NHibernate
14 15 (34.09%) JSON
14 15 (34.09%) ELMAH
15 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 5 (11.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) MVC
2 34 (77.27%) SOA
3 19 (43.18%) OO
3 19 (43.18%) Mentoring
4 18 (40.91%) Coaching
4 18 (40.91%) Wealth Management
4 18 (40.91%) Release Management
5 16 (36.36%) Time Management
6 15 (34.09%) Active Record
7 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (18.18%) Line Management
9 6 (13.64%) QMS
9 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
11 1 (2.27%) Unified Process
11 1 (2.27%) Web Design
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.27%) MSF
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) C#
2 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 36 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (34.09%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCAD
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CCEA
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) MCPD
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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