The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 212 162 157
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.019% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 2.42% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 13
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1101 867 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.44% 22.30% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 929 682 747
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
Yorkshire

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 18 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
Leeds -26 1 £22,500 -25.00%
MCSD
Yorkshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) MCAD
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) HTTP
4 8 (72.73%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) ADO
4 8 (72.73%) Client/Server
4 8 (72.73%) OLE
4 8 (72.73%) OLE DB
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 8 (72.73%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) IIS
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) VB
4 8 (72.73%) Web Design
4 8 (72.73%) Ajax
4 8 (72.73%) .NET Remoting
4 8 (72.73%) WCAG
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) Modernizr
4 8 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Dreamweaver
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Web Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) ADO
3 8 (72.73%) OLE
3 8 (72.73%) OLE DB
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) Ajax
3 8 (72.73%) .NET Remoting
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) Modernizr
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (9.09%) Ninject
5 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Client/Server
2 4 (36.36%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Design
1 8 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCAD
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Capita