The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 47 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.88% - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% - 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -20.00%  

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 Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 81 180 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 35.68% 35.16% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67 127 85
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

MCSD
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Cheltenham

MCSD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft