The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 74 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.59% - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% - 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £21,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
MCSD
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
158 155 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.37% 23.99% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 131 109 119
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £59,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Stafford - 4 £21,500 -
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) HTML5
3 10 (83.33%) Games
3 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (83.33%) OOP
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (83.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (75.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) F#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 1 (8.33%) Xbox
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (83.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Applications Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 10 (83.33%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft