The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 789 311 290
Rank change year-on-year
-478 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 71 891 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.88% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 3.31% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70 886 999
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
MCAD
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28718 26939 31135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 26.56% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22868 22207 26173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCAD
Salary Trend in England

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

MCAD Salary Trend in England

MCAD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCAD across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

MCAD Salary Histogram in England

MCAD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
London -257 29 £42,500 -10.52% 3
West Midlands -63 13 £47,500 +35.71%
Yorkshire -54 9 £47,500 +35.71%
South East -196 9 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -70 8 £38,750 -3.12% 1
South West -40 4 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands -52 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West -92 4 £35,000 -6.66%
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 350 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 332 (94.86%) .NET
3 323 (92.29%) SQL Server
4 322 (92.00%) MCSD
5 317 (90.57%) C#
6 307 (87.71%) Agile Software Development
7 300 (85.71%) MCP
8 291 (83.14%) MCTS
9 277 (79.14%) ASP.NET
10 264 (75.43%) TDD
11 248 (70.86%) MVC
12 244 (69.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 237 (67.71%) WCF
14 223 (63.71%) NUnit
15 222 (63.43%) Web Application Development
16 218 (62.29%) Scrum
17 216 (61.71%) Rhino Mocks
18 212 (60.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 180 (51.43%) Razor View Engine
20 169 (48.29%) WPF
21 165 (47.14%) SQL Server 2012
22 162 (46.29%) NHibernate
23 161 (46.00%) Kanban
23 161 (46.00%) Moq
24 144 (41.14%) Microsoft
25 129 (36.86%) BDD
26 127 (36.29%) Windows
27 125 (35.71%) Castle Windsor
28 100 (28.57%) WinForms
29 97 (27.71%) .NET Framework

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 40 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (11.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (4.86%) IIS
5 16 (4.57%) Node.js
6 9 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.57%) MS Office
3 7 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.00%) Summit
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.43%) Office 365
1 12 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.29%) Internet
2 8 (2.29%) Broadband
3 7 (2.00%) ATM
3 7 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) SMTP
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (92.29%) SQL Server
2 165 (47.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (5.14%) OLAP
6 17 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.29%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (2.00%) Cognos Query Studio
10 7 (2.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 7 (2.00%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (2.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 223 (63.71%) NUnit
2 216 (61.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 161 (46.00%) Moq
4 70 (20.00%) MSTest
5 58 (16.57%) Subversion
6 17 (4.86%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.57%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (18.29%) Games
2 58 (16.57%) Finance
3 41 (11.71%) Banking
4 24 (6.86%) Music Industry
5 16 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.71%) Law
7 8 (2.29%) Retail
7 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.29%) Advertising
8 6 (1.71%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 329 (94.00%) Developer
2 237 (67.71%) .NET Developer
3 89 (25.43%) C# Developer
4 75 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 42 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (10.29%) Graduate
6 36 (10.29%) Junior Developer
6 36 (10.29%) Junior .NET Developer
6 36 (10.29%) Junior
7 24 (6.86%) Agile .NET Developer
8 16 (4.57%) Agile C# Developer
8 16 (4.57%) SQL Developer
9 12 (3.43%) Analyst
9 12 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 11 (3.14%) Applications Manager
10 11 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (2.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 8 (2.29%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (94.86%) .NET
2 277 (79.14%) ASP.NET
3 244 (69.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 237 (67.71%) WCF
5 212 (60.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 180 (51.43%) Razor View Engine
7 169 (48.29%) WPF
8 162 (46.29%) NHibernate
9 125 (35.71%) Castle Windsor
10 100 (28.57%) WinForms
11 97 (27.71%) .NET Framework
12 85 (24.29%) HTML
13 79 (22.57%) LINQ
14 78 (22.29%) Ninject
15 75 (21.43%) Ajax
16 71 (20.29%) Unity DI Container
16 71 (20.29%) CSS
17 70 (20.00%) Spring.NET
18 55 (15.71%) MonoRail
19 51 (14.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.14%) Inversion of Control
2 34 (9.71%) Client/Server
3 30 (8.57%) Tandem
4 28 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.86%) Streaming Music
7 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.29%) Social Network
7 8 (2.29%) iPhone
8 7 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.14%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 127 (36.29%) Windows
2 8 (2.29%) Android
3 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (87.71%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (75.43%) TDD
3 248 (70.86%) MVC
4 222 (63.43%) Web Application Development
5 218 (62.29%) Scrum
6 161 (46.00%) Kanban
7 129 (36.86%) BDD
8 83 (23.71%) Dependency Injection
9 75 (21.43%) MVVM
10 71 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (18.57%) OO
12 40 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
13 30 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (6.29%) CQRS
15 18 (5.14%) OOP
16 17 (4.86%) E-Commerce
16 17 (4.86%) Data Modelling
16 17 (4.86%) OOD
16 17 (4.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (90.57%) C#
2 81 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 68 (19.43%) SQL
4 56 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 51 (14.57%) VB.NET
6 37 (10.57%) VB
7 8 (2.29%) C++
7 8 (2.29%) Ruby
8 7 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.43%) VB6
10 2 (0.57%) VBA
11 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 350 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 322 (92.00%) MCSD
3 300 (85.71%) MCP
4 291 (83.14%) MCTS
5 58 (16.57%) Degree
6 11 (3.14%) MCPD
6 11 (3.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (3.14%) MCDBA
7 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.43%) QA
Vendors
1 144 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.29%) Oracle
2 8 (2.29%) Facebook
2 8 (2.29%) Google
3 7 (2.00%) Netezza
3 7 (2.00%) Cognos
3 7 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.29%) CyberSource
5 1 (0.29%) LexisNexis
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