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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 103 92
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
MCPD
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
418 356 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.08% 24.72% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 274 216 254
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCPD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCPD Salary Trend in Edinburgh