The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 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 Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 19 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.00% 2.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 22.67% 39.44% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 53
Average salary £25,000 £33,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% -23.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
Manchester

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MCSD
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Wigan

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Graduate
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS