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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 813 374 241
Rank change year-on-year
-439 -133
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 39 659 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.68% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 2.52% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 654 1197
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
27114 26186 29400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.57% 27.08% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21845 20820 24857
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 -206 14 £22,500 -44.44% 1
West Midlands -2 13 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire -20 13 £52,500 +50.00%
South East -187 7 £45,000 +12.50%
North East -4 6 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -53 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East Midlands -36 5 £34,500 -13.75%
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (89.62%) .NET
3 88 (83.02%) MCSD
4 86 (81.13%) C#
5 82 (77.36%) SQL Server
6 81 (76.42%) ASP.NET
7 76 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (69.81%) MCTS
9 71 (66.98%) MCP
10 67 (63.21%) Microsoft
11 62 (58.49%) .NET Framework
12 47 (44.34%) Scrum
13 45 (42.45%) Degree
13 45 (42.45%) NUnit
14 44 (41.51%) TDD
14 44 (41.51%) MVC
15 43 (40.57%) SharePoint
15 43 (40.57%) HTML
16 42 (39.62%) Windows
16 42 (39.62%) WCF
17 41 (38.68%) Kanban
17 41 (38.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (38.68%) Rhino Mocks
17 41 (38.68%) Moq
18 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
18 39 (36.79%) SQL
19 38 (35.85%) Web Application Development
20 36 (33.96%) CSS
21 32 (30.19%) NHibernate
21 32 (30.19%) BDD

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (40.57%) SharePoint
2 30 (28.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (25.47%) IIS
4 25 (23.58%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (21.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.72%) LabWindows
3 3 (2.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.83%) Summit
4 1 (0.94%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 27 (25.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) ATM
1 3 (2.83%) Intranet
1 3 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (77.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (2.83%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.83%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (2.83%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (2.83%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (2.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.83%) OLAP
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (42.45%) NUnit
2 41 (38.68%) Rhino Mocks
2 41 (38.68%) Moq
3 12 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.43%) MSTest
5 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (24.53%) Games
2 12 (11.32%) Law
3 5 (4.72%) Electronics
4 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (82.08%) Developer
2 52 (49.06%) .NET Developer
3 27 (25.47%) SharePoint Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Junior Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Graduate
4 26 (24.53%) Junior
5 15 (14.15%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.38%) Applications Manager
7 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Applications Support Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Development Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Application Development Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (89.62%) .NET
2 81 (76.42%) ASP.NET
3 62 (58.49%) .NET Framework
4 43 (40.57%) HTML
5 42 (39.62%) WCF
6 41 (38.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (33.96%) CSS
8 32 (30.19%) NHibernate
9 29 (27.36%) Ajax
10 28 (26.42%) LINQ
11 13 (12.26%) XML
12 12 (11.32%) WinForms
12 12 (11.32%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (10.38%) WPF
14 10 (9.43%) jQuery
14 10 (9.43%) Unity DI Container
15 9 (8.49%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (8.49%) Ninject
15 9 (8.49%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.49%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) Scrum
3 44 (41.51%) TDD
3 44 (41.51%) MVC
4 41 (38.68%) Kanban
5 38 (35.85%) Web Application Development
6 32 (30.19%) BDD
7 29 (27.36%) OO
8 28 (26.42%) OOA/OOD
9 27 (25.47%) CRM
10 11 (10.38%) ITIL
10 11 (10.38%) Project Management
10 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.38%) Change Control
11 10 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 9 (8.49%) MVVM
13 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (3.77%) SOA
14 4 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 86 (81.13%) C#
2 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
2 39 (36.79%) SQL
3 30 (28.30%) T-SQL
4 13 (12.26%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.38%) VB
6 8 (7.55%) VB6
7 5 (4.72%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.77%) C
9 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (83.02%) MCSD
3 74 (69.81%) MCTS
4 71 (66.98%) MCP
5 45 (42.45%) Degree
6 13 (12.26%) MCDBA
7 11 (10.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (9.43%) MCPD
9 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 67 (63.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.83%) Netezza
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.83%) Cognos
4 1 (0.94%) LexisNexis
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