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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 823 642 291
Rank change year-on-year
-181 -351
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 36 265 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.24% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.89% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 265 968
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
27720 29856 27735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.14% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22233 23610 22578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
London -117 13 £22,500 -43.75%
South East +27 10 £40,000 -21.95%
East of England -13 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -14 5 £36,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire -9 2 £36,500 +4.28%
East Midlands -24 1 £30,000 -25.00%
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (90.59%) .NET
3 75 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 75 (88.24%) C#
4 73 (85.88%) ASP.NET
5 64 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (67.06%) MCSD
7 54 (63.53%) MVC
8 52 (61.18%) MCTS
9 50 (58.82%) .NET Framework
9 50 (58.82%) HTML
10 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
11 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
12 39 (45.88%) CSS
12 39 (45.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (43.53%) MCP
14 36 (42.35%) SQL
14 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (41.18%) LINQ
16 34 (40.00%) NUnit
17 33 (38.82%) Degree
18 27 (31.76%) Scrum
19 25 (29.41%) TDD
19 25 (29.41%) Games
19 25 (29.41%) NHibernate
19 25 (29.41%) T-SQL
19 25 (29.41%) IIS
19 25 (29.41%) Windows
19 25 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
19 25 (29.41%) Moq

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 25 (29.41%) IIS
2 22 (25.88%) SharePoint
3 21 (24.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (21.18%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (21.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (11.76%) CMS
5 10 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 39 (45.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.53%) OLAP
9 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) NUnit
2 25 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (29.41%) Moq
3 18 (21.18%) Visual Studio
4 16 (18.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (15.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (10.59%) MSBuild
6 9 (10.59%) CruiseControl
7 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (29.41%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (87.06%) Developer
2 44 (51.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Junior Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Graduate
3 25 (29.41%) Junior
4 13 (15.29%) C# Developer
5 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (9.41%) CRM Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Programmer
9 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Software Programmer
10 6 (7.06%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) .NET
2 73 (85.88%) ASP.NET
3 50 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 50 (58.82%) HTML
4 39 (45.88%) CSS
5 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (41.18%) LINQ
7 25 (29.41%) NHibernate
8 23 (27.06%) Ajax
9 22 (25.88%) jQuery
10 18 (21.18%) WCF
11 16 (18.82%) HTML5
12 14 (16.47%) CSS3
13 11 (12.94%) Entity Framework
13 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (10.59%) Apache Flex
15 7 (8.24%) DHTML
15 7 (8.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
1 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (63.53%) MVC
3 27 (31.76%) Scrum
4 25 (29.41%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) BDD
4 25 (29.41%) Kanban
4 25 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 18 (21.18%) CRM
6 13 (15.29%) SOA
7 12 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (14.12%) OO
7 12 (14.12%) Change Control
8 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Project Management
11 7 (8.24%) Time Management
11 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.24%) ITIL
11 7 (8.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (88.24%) C#
2 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
3 36 (42.35%) SQL
4 25 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 19 (22.35%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.88%) VB
6 5 (5.88%) VB6
7 2 (2.35%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (67.06%) MCSD
3 52 (61.18%) MCTS
4 37 (43.53%) MCP
5 33 (38.82%) Degree
6 17 (20.00%) MCPD
7 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
9 11 (12.94%) HND
10 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau