The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 2.72% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 0
Median salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 205 182 143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.91% 27.53% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 130 154 127
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

MCSD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification