Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 346 421
Rank change year-on-year +25 +75 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 6 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.060% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
City of London median annual salary £21,500 £100,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -78.50% +66.67% +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,750 £39,750 £51,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £105,000 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £100,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.67% +23.08%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2266 2654 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.16% 22.67% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 3566
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in the City of London

MCSD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for MCSD in the City of London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSD in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) COM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) MSI
3 4 (66.67%) Dropbox
3 4 (66.67%) Google Drive
3 4 (66.67%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Dropbox
1 4 (66.67%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (66.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Junior C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) COM
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ADO
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) iManage
3 1 (16.67%) LexisNexis