The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.10% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -20.00%  

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 Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 14 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 23.08% 14.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 7
Median salary £38,500 £41,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £54,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

MCSD
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Taunton

MCSD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Taunton 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

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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
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