The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 85 90
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.091% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.32% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 21
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 312 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.36% 28.55% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 235 271 383
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSD
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSD Salary Trend in West Sussex

MCSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCDBA