The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 258 187 172
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 12 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 3.22% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 55
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1646 1242 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.84% 22.11% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 972 1016
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
West Yorkshire -46 12 £47,500 +26.66% 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Ajax
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (75.00%) MCTS
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) MCP
2 9 (75.00%) MCAD
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (75.00%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) CRM

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) Ajax
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (75.00%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) MCTS
2 9 (75.00%) MCP
2 9 (75.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
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