The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 39 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.61% 1.72% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 6.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCSD
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.75% 25.86% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 49
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Worcestershire

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

MCSD
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(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
Worcester - 7 £45,000 -
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree