The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 328 324 309
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 1 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.077% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 14
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCAD
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2925 2584 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.39% 21.87% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2409 2269 2878
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCAD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCAD Salary Trend in the City of London

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) MCSD
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) C#
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) Degree
4 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
4 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (83.33%) CSS
4 20 (83.33%) HTML
4 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
6 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (50.00%) XML
6 12 (50.00%) XSLT
6 12 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) TDD
8 10 (41.67%) Banking
8 10 (41.67%) Asset Management
8 10 (41.67%) Change Management
8 10 (41.67%) MVC
8 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (41.67%) WCF
8 10 (41.67%) jQuery
8 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (41.67%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 10 (41.67%) Programmer
2 10 (41.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Database Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 20 (83.33%) CSS
2 20 (83.33%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
4 12 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) XSLT
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (41.67%) WCF
5 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 10 (41.67%) Web Services
5 10 (41.67%) DHTML
5 10 (41.67%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 10 (41.67%) Change Management
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (41.67%) B2B
3 10 (41.67%) Web Development
3 10 (41.67%) EAI
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) MCSD
3 21 (87.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft