The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 56 47
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.61% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.59% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 11
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 179 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.64% 28.73% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 149 105
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,492 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
North East

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS