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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 171 161
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.64% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.46% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 34 62
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1636 1384 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.65% 26.11% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1035 1068
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) Ninject
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS