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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 74
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -16.90%
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
112 94 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.98% 17.31% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 99 86 120
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 £29,100 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) F#
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft