The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 309 344 322
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.008% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.032% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £55,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +74.60%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
MCPD
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
2634 3084 2904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.52% 23.87% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 2610 2498
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft