The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 208 216 187
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.52% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 25
Median salary £92,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+131.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.74% -18.09%

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1033 1517 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.85% 26.14% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1179 1089
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCSD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MCSD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry +16 2 £92,500 +146.66%
Warwickshire +21 1 - - 1
Birmingham +11 1 £70,000 +75.00%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
3 14 (70.00%) MVC
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) SDLC
6 10 (50.00%) Release Management
6 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (40.00%) Coaching
8 8 (40.00%) Wealth Management
8 8 (40.00%) XML
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) SOA
8 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
8 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data
6 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) CSS
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) XSLT
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.00%) Node.js
9 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVC
2 12 (60.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Coaching
4 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 8 (40.00%) Wealth Management
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Content Management
7 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) Records Management
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) F#
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCAD
2 6 (30.00%) MCTS
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
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