Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 354 384
Rank change year-on-year +16 +30 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 12 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.099% 0.053% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +8.06% -22.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £41,450 £34,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +31.94% -16.28% +3.61%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3677 3720 4765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.47% 28.32% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2892 2933 3880
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,600 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSD in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 8 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire +28 1 £60,000 +18.81%
MCSD
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 5 (41.67%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (41.67%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Confluence
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) PMBOK
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMBOK
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft