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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 305 301 292
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 5 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.82% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 15
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
2685 2680 2767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.74% 23.83% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 2263 2420
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) DHTML
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) MSF
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft