The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 85 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% 0.75% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 3.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £19,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,463
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.55%
MCPD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
226 121 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 28.90% 22.83% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 199 94 125
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,900 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 March 2015. 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
Poole - 3 £19,500 -
MCPD
South West

MCPD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Junior
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Junior Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft