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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 225 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 19 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 1.79% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 34
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 £58,550 £60,000 £47,500
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
1878 1619 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.38% 28.33% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1324 1615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram 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 27 April 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 - 13 £42,500 - 2
Bristol -11 3 £75,000 +42.85%
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (97.87%) C#
2 46 (97.87%) .NET
3 44 (93.62%) ASP.NET
4 43 (91.49%) MVC
5 42 (89.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (87.23%) CSS
7 39 (82.98%) SQL Server
7 39 (82.98%) jQuery
8 38 (80.85%) WCF
8 38 (80.85%) SQL
8 38 (80.85%) T-SQL
9 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (74.47%) SOA
11 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (57.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
14 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
15 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
16 20 (42.55%) HTML
16 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
17 19 (40.43%) LINQ
17 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (40.43%) Mentoring
17 19 (40.43%) OO
18 18 (38.30%) RDBMS
18 18 (38.30%) Web Services
18 18 (38.30%) XML
18 18 (38.30%) Windows

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (36.17%) IIS
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (82.98%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Relational Database
3 18 (38.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
2 17 (36.17%) NUnit
3 16 (34.04%) Log4Net
3 16 (34.04%) Subversion
3 16 (34.04%) TeamCity
3 16 (34.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 32 (68.09%) .NET Developer
3 30 (63.83%) C# Developer
3 30 (63.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (57.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (34.04%) Senior Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
9 7 (14.89%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (14.89%) Team Leader
9 7 (14.89%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (6.38%) Architect
11 2 (4.26%) Senior SharePoint Architect
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 44 (93.62%) ASP.NET
3 42 (89.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (87.23%) CSS
5 39 (82.98%) jQuery
6 38 (80.85%) WCF
7 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (57.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
10 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
10 20 (42.55%) HTML
11 19 (40.43%) LINQ
11 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (38.30%) Web Services
12 18 (38.30%) XML
13 16 (34.04%) NHibernate
13 16 (34.04%) ELMAH
13 16 (34.04%) JSON
14 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
15 5 (10.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) AIX
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) MVC
2 35 (74.47%) SOA
3 19 (40.43%) Mentoring
3 19 (40.43%) OO
4 18 (38.30%) Wealth Management
4 18 (38.30%) Release Management
4 18 (38.30%) Coaching
5 17 (36.17%) Time Management
6 16 (34.04%) Active Record
7 7 (14.89%) Line Management
7 7 (14.89%) QMS
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.13%) UML
9 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.13%) MSF
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.13%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 38 (80.85%) SQL
2 38 (80.85%) T-SQL
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (34.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCAD
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) CCA
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCEA
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) MCPD
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) VMware
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