The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 251 254 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +10.38%
MCPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2280 2253 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.20% 31.99% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 1759 1964
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCPD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the East of England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCPD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Suffolk +3 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) PaaS
6 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) IaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) UML
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft