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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 71 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.98% 1.33% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 4.81% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
138 187 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.33% 27.58% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 111 165 115
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Cannock -3 6 £35,000 -12.50% 1
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 6 days ago