The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 116 108
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.47% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.79% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
MCPD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
470 446 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.40% 26.11% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 410 347 399
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCPD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCPD Salary Trend in Cheshire