The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 255 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
-68 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.065% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 2.75% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 34
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1722 1311 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.52% 22.83% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 996 1202
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £22,500
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
England

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram 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 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
East Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire -50 1 £22,500 -25.00%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
3 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 19 (79.17%) HTML5
4 18 (75.00%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) MCAD
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
6 15 (62.50%) MCP
7 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
8 13 (54.17%) XML
8 13 (54.17%) jQuery
9 10 (41.67%) MCTS
9 10 (41.67%) Scrum
9 10 (41.67%) TDD
10 9 (37.50%) MVC
10 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (37.50%) WCF
10 9 (37.50%) Kanban
10 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (33.33%) Web Design
11 8 (33.33%) WCAG
11 8 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
11 8 (33.33%) Modernizr
11 8 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
11 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (33.33%) OLE
11 8 (33.33%) OLE DB

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Moq
3 3 (12.50%) MSTest
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 19 (79.17%) HTML5
3 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
4 13 (54.17%) XML
4 13 (54.17%) jQuery
5 9 (37.50%) WCF
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
6 8 (33.33%) Modernizr
6 8 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (33.33%) OLE
6 8 (33.33%) OLE DB
6 8 (33.33%) Ajax
6 8 (33.33%) ADO
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Equities
3 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Kanban
3 8 (33.33%) Web Design
3 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 6 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) CQRS
5 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) MCAD
3 15 (62.50%) MCP
4 10 (41.67%) MCTS
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Capita