The first table below looks at the demand for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 98 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% 0.29% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 1.37% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 219 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.76% 20.98% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 310 194 264
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCAD
East of England

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCAD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the Bedfordshire region.

MCAD Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MCAD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -12 2 £52,500 +16.66%
MCAD
East of England

MCAD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) PDM
3 1 (33.33%) Windchill
3 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windchill
2 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP