Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +104
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.17% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,407 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.47% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -15.79%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 274 255 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.81% 20.56% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 221 198
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,463
90th Percentile £60,500 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Staffordshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Staffordshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £27,407 -
MCSD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle