Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 308 293
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.53% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 23
West Midlands median annual salary - £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +69.23% -18.75%
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +8.42% +40.74% -21.51%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,236 2,247 2,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.70% 22.91% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,629 1,894
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,175
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in the West Midlands

MCSD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCSD in the West Midlands