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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 201 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 31 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 0.90% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 17
Median salary £21,500 £41,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.50% +9.86%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
MCSD
England

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
1553 1327 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.33% 24.65% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1078 1300
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -23 16 £34,000 -5.55%
Warwickshire +11 10 £45,000 -5.26%
Wolverhampton - 5 £21,500 -
Shropshire - 5 £21,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £21,500 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (80.39%) .NET
3 39 (76.47%) C#
3 39 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 39 (76.47%) Degree
4 36 (70.59%) HTML
4 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 36 (70.59%) SQL
4 36 (70.59%) T-SQL
4 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 34 (66.67%) MVC
6 31 (60.78%) CSS
6 31 (60.78%) Web Services
6 31 (60.78%) jQuery
6 31 (60.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
8 20 (39.22%) XML
8 20 (39.22%) SOA
8 20 (39.22%) OO
8 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
8 20 (39.22%) Release Management
8 20 (39.22%) WCF
8 20 (39.22%) Wealth Management
8 20 (39.22%) Mentoring
8 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
9 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (31.37%) SDLC
10 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework

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 15 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 10 (19.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (13.73%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
1 10 (19.61%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (60.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
3 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (19.61%) Power BI
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Automotive
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) .NET Developer
2 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 29 (56.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 29 (56.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 29 (56.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (29.41%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Developer
5 11 (21.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Business Consultant
6 10 (19.61%) Collaboration Consultant
6 10 (19.61%) Consultant
6 10 (19.61%) SharePoint Consultant
7 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (80.39%) .NET
2 39 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 36 (70.59%) HTML
4 31 (60.78%) CSS
4 31 (60.78%) jQuery
4 31 (60.78%) Web Services
5 20 (39.22%) WCF
5 20 (39.22%) XML
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.57%) Ajax
8 11 (21.57%) CSS3
9 7 (13.73%) Backbone.js
9 7 (13.73%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (9.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) Mentoring
2 20 (39.22%) OO
2 20 (39.22%) Release Management
2 20 (39.22%) SOA
2 20 (39.22%) Wealth Management
3 16 (31.37%) SDLC
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) Web Development
5 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (19.61%) Presales
5 10 (19.61%) Wireframes
6 7 (13.73%) Coaching
6 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
7 5 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.80%) OOD
7 5 (9.80%) OOP
8 2 (3.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) C#
2 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 36 (70.59%) T-SQL
3 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (76.47%) Degree
3 11 (21.57%) MCAD
3 11 (21.57%) MCP
3 11 (21.57%) MCTS
4 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft
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