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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 213 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 27 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 2.72% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 39
Average salary £44,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £45,000
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
1975 1509 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.22% 28.66% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1236 1655
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 £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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
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 February 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 February 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
Gloucestershire - 13 £45,000 -
Dorset -25 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Somerset +1 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Bristol -19 1 - -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (97.56%) C#
2 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 40 (97.56%) ASP.NET
2 40 (97.56%) CSS
3 39 (95.12%) Microsoft
4 37 (90.24%) MVC
5 36 (87.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (85.37%) jQuery
7 33 (80.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
8 32 (78.05%) SQL
8 32 (78.05%) T-SQL
9 31 (75.61%) SOA
9 31 (75.61%) WCF
10 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
11 23 (56.10%) HTML
11 23 (56.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (51.22%) XML
13 20 (48.78%) Mentoring
13 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (48.78%) .NET Framework
14 19 (46.34%) OO
15 18 (43.90%) Web Services
15 18 (43.90%) RDBMS
15 18 (43.90%) Finance
15 18 (43.90%) Wealth Management
15 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
15 18 (43.90%) Coaching

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (31.71%) IIS
2 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
2 18 (43.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
2 13 (31.71%) NUnit
3 12 (29.27%) Log4Net
3 12 (29.27%) Subversion
3 12 (29.27%) TeamCity
3 12 (29.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 25 (60.98%) .NET Developer
2 25 (60.98%) C# Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (39.02%) Senior Developer
6 11 (26.83%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (26.83%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (26.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (21.95%) Team Leader
8 7 (17.07%) .NET Team Leader
8 7 (17.07%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Architect
11 1 (2.44%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
1 40 (97.56%) ASP.NET
1 40 (97.56%) CSS
2 36 (87.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 35 (85.37%) jQuery
4 31 (75.61%) WCF
5 23 (56.10%) HTML
5 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (56.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (51.22%) XML
7 20 (48.78%) .NET Framework
7 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (43.90%) Web Services
9 13 (31.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (29.27%) ELMAH
10 12 (29.27%) LINQ
10 12 (29.27%) NHibernate
10 12 (29.27%) JSON
11 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) AIX
2 1 (2.44%) Solaris
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) MVC
2 31 (75.61%) SOA
3 20 (48.78%) Mentoring
4 19 (46.34%) OO
5 18 (43.90%) Coaching
5 18 (43.90%) Wealth Management
5 18 (43.90%) Release Management
6 13 (31.71%) Time Management
7 12 (29.27%) Active Record
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) Line Management
10 6 (14.63%) QMS
10 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.76%) Scrum
12 2 (4.88%) Web Design
12 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.88%) Web Development
13 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
13 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.44%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 32 (78.05%) SQL
2 32 (78.05%) T-SQL
3 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) VB6
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) VCP4
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.44%) MCAD
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCEA
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) MCPD
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
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