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    MCSD: SharePoint Applications

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: SharePoint Applications

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    What is the MCSD SharePoint Applications?

    The Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): SharePoint Applications demonstrates your expertise at designing and developing collaboration applications with Microsoft SharePoint. In this course you will learn to apply programming logic, use and define variables, create user interfaces, implement looping and branching, store data, capture and validate inputs and to create a balanced and well structured application using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3 aswell as create applications using .NET framework to enhance scalability and performance of the web application.
    You will gain the skills required to develop solutions for SharePoint 2013 technology including the management of client-side and server-side object models, development and implementation of features and apps, querying and updating data, management of authentication and permissions, taxonomies, and business processes.

    To get a MCSD: SharePoint Applications certification there are three exams to complete:

    Exam 480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
    Exam 486: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
    Exam 488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions
    Exam 489: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

    After finishing all of these exams you will be awarded a MCSD: SharePoint Applications qualification. See below for more information on the exams.

    Jobs and Career Opportunities with the MCSD SharePoint Applications

    The Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) is a globally recognised qualification in many industries such as application development, website development and game development. As of 2020, the average salary of a Microsoft MCSD Professional is £40,000pa with more than 90% being offered a salary of more than £35,000pa. The average salary for a MCSD graduate is estimated to be £26,000pa. After graduation, you can find work in roles such as Junior Developer and Graduate .NET Developer with relative ease. Below is a short list of the range of career opportunities offered to MCSD Windows Store Apps:


    • .NET Developer
    • C# Developer
    • Systems Architect
    • SQL Developer

    • Web Developer
    • PHP Developer
    • Microsoft Consultant
    • Analyst

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    Working with JobcentrePlus and our Recruitment Partners, we will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT (and not in any job) through job interviews and guarantee you applications. We aim to get you on a graduate wage from as quickly as 4 months. If you have no qualification or background in IT, we will provide you with the necessary training for the experience required. For existing MCSD professionals, we can upgrade your qualifications and improve your career prospects. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in I.T - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think, once you learn the basics.

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