The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD 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 MCPD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 331 304 338
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.008% 0.094% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.37% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Average salary £55,000 £36,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.68% -39.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3028 2944 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.92% 25.03% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2579 2537 2852
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCPD
London

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCPD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the City of London

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MCAD
3 5 (71.43%) MCSD
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MCPD 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 MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft