The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 201 - 166
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% - 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 20
Average salary £52,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
MCSD
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1089 1087 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.63% 21.56% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 843 913 680
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 5 £52,500 -
MCSD
Yorkshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Ajax
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (79.17%) WCF
2 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 19 (79.17%) Office 365
2 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (79.17%) MCTS
2 19 (79.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) IIS
2 19 (79.17%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) T-SQL
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 19 (79.17%) MCP
2 19 (79.17%) MCAD
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) OOA/OOD
2 19 (79.17%) OO

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (79.17%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (79.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (79.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) Ajax
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (79.17%) WCF
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) OOA/OOD
2 19 (79.17%) OO
2 19 (79.17%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (79.17%) MCTS
2 19 (79.17%) MCP
2 19 (79.17%) MCAD
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft