The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - 83 92
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 0 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.83% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.86% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 34
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
MCAD
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
633 555 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.61% 37.63% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 433 436 616
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCAD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MCAD Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) MCP
1 16 (100.00%) MCSD
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS
1 16 (100.00%) Kanban
1 16 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (100.00%) Moq
2 8 (50.00%) VB
2 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 8 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 8 (50.00%) Music Industry
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) WPF
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (50.00%) Inversion of Control

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (100.00%) Moq
2 8 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 8 (50.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 8 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) WPF
2 8 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (50.00%) Ninject
2 8 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) Kanban
2 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (50.00%) MVVM
2 8 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) VB
2 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCP
1 16 (100.00%) MCSD
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS