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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 170 181
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £20,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% -22.85%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 618 839 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.71% 26.36% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 472 642 653
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCSD in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft