The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 115 136
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £45,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -10.55%  

MCSD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 558 488 583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.33% 30.40% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 429 407 486
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing MCSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Bristol

MCSD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Bristol