The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 89 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.38% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.74% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.59%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
261 287 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.69% 30.83% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 234 268 342
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Wiltshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Wiltshire 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
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Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - 3 £60,000 -
MCSD
South West

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) MCP
3 8 (66.67%) MCAD
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) NUnit
3 8 (66.67%) MCTS
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (58.33%) Ajax
4 7 (58.33%) MonoRail
4 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
4 7 (58.33%) Retail
4 7 (58.33%) Subversion
4 7 (58.33%) OO
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) N-Tier

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) WCF
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (58.33%) MonoRail
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (8.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCTS
2 8 (66.67%) MCP
2 8 (66.67%) MCAD
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) CITP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Bomgar
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris