The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 83 76 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 3 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.34% 0.77% 5.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 2.80% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 214 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.20% 27.61% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 163 114
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCPD
South West

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCPD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCPD Salary Trend in Dorset

MCPD
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -17 3 £32,500 -
MCPD
South West

MCPD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) COM
1 10 (100.00%) VC++
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) VB6
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) MCTS
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 10 (100.00%) iOS Development

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) VC++
1 10 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) MCTS
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft