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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 210 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 6 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.14% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 24
Median salary £92,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+131.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -17.30%

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
1092 1318 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.91% 24.77% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 802 1037 1138
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 22 January 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
Warwickshire +26 4 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £92,500 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (70.97%) MVC
2 22 (70.97%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
3 21 (67.74%) CSS
3 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
3 21 (67.74%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (61.29%) SQL
5 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
5 18 (58.06%) Web Services
5 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (51.61%) SDLC
7 15 (48.39%) jQuery
8 14 (45.16%) Degree
8 14 (45.16%) VB.NET
9 13 (41.94%) Release Management
10 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
11 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
11 11 (35.48%) XML
11 11 (35.48%) SOA
11 11 (35.48%) OO
11 11 (35.48%) Wealth Management
11 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
11 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
12 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS

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 7 (22.58%) IIS
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (22.58%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
3 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Power BI
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
2 18 (58.06%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (58.06%) C# Developer
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (38.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Business Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Collaboration Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
1 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
2 21 (67.74%) CSS
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) jQuery
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (35.48%) XML
7 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (29.03%) Backbone.js
9 7 (22.58%) Ajax
9 7 (22.58%) CSS3
9 7 (22.58%) WCF
10 6 (19.35%) XSLT
11 2 (6.45%) HTML5
12 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
12 1 (3.23%) Node.js
12 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) MVC
2 16 (51.61%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Release Management
4 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
4 11 (35.48%) OO
4 11 (35.48%) SOA
4 11 (35.48%) Wealth Management
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Coaching
7 8 (25.81%) Web Development
8 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) Presales
9 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) Content Management
10 4 (12.90%) Scrum
11 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
11 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (9.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
4 14 (45.16%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) XPath
6 3 (9.68%) F#
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (45.16%) Degree
3 9 (29.03%) MCAD
3 9 (29.03%) MCTS
4 7 (22.58%) MCP
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 2 (6.45%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
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