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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 233 296 -
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.023% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.097% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1278 2064 2893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 23.60% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1772 2371
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MCAD
3 2 (40.00%) MCSD
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (40.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCAD
2 2 (40.00%) MCSD
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) EPiServer