Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 - 312
Rank change year-on-year - +312 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 6 0 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Median annual salary £40,750 - £42,000
10th Percentile £35,781 - £39,200
90th Percentile £77,500 - £44,100
England median annual salary £65,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.21% +3.00% +25.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 802 1,364 1,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.60% 18.77% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 602 1,048 1,368
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £22,775 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Yorkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSD in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCSD in Yorkshire

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSD in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for MCSD in Yorkshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
West Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 -
MCSD
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Azure
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) MFC
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) C++

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore