The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 101 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.57% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 2.59% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 12
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
369 464 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.45% 32.27% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 305 349 320
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
South East

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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Horsham -23 8 £31,250 -26.47%
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 14 (77.78%) MCTS
2 14 (77.78%) MCP
2 14 (77.78%) MCAD
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) WinForms
3 11 (61.11%) NUnit
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) WPF
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (61.11%) Kanban
3 11 (61.11%) Spring.NET
3 11 (61.11%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (61.11%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (61.11%) MSTest
3 11 (61.11%) MVVM
3 11 (61.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (61.11%) Moq
3 11 (61.11%) Castle Windsor
3 11 (61.11%) Ninject
3 11 (61.11%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (50.00%) WCF

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) NUnit
1 11 (61.11%) MSTest
1 11 (61.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (61.11%) Moq
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) WinForms
2 11 (61.11%) WPF
2 11 (61.11%) Spring.NET
2 11 (61.11%) Castle Windsor
2 11 (61.11%) Ninject
2 11 (61.11%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) Kanban
2 11 (61.11%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (61.11%) MVVM
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) MCTS
2 14 (77.78%) MCP
2 14 (77.78%) MCAD
3 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft