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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 820 339 244
Rank change year-on-year
-481 -95
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 45 783 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.78% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 2.89% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 779 1245
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
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 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -259 16 £22,500 -48.27%
West Midlands -15 15 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire -19 15 £52,500 +50.00%
South East -202 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -35 5 £34,500 -13.75% 1
North East -23 1 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -72 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (91.04%) .NET
3 115 (85.82%) MCSD
4 112 (83.58%) C#
5 108 (80.60%) SQL Server
6 102 (76.12%) ASP.NET
6 102 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (76.12%) MCTS
7 100 (74.63%) MCP
8 75 (55.97%) TDD
9 74 (55.22%) Scrum
10 71 (52.99%) NUnit
11 70 (52.24%) Microsoft
11 70 (52.24%) MVC
12 69 (51.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (50.00%) Kanban
13 67 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 67 (50.00%) Moq
14 64 (47.76%) Web Application Development
15 63 (47.01%) WCF
16 59 (44.03%) .NET Framework
17 54 (40.30%) Windows
18 47 (35.07%) BDD
19 45 (33.58%) Degree
20 42 (31.34%) NHibernate
21 39 (29.10%) SharePoint
22 38 (28.36%) HTML
22 38 (28.36%) Razor View Engine
22 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 34 (25.37%) SQL

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (29.10%) SharePoint
2 24 (17.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (16.42%) IIS
4 19 (14.18%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (13.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.73%) LabWindows
3 4 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.99%) Summit
4 1 (0.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (15.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 4 (2.99%) ATM
2 4 (2.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (80.60%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.73%) OLAP
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos Query Studio
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (52.99%) NUnit
2 67 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 67 (50.00%) Moq
3 26 (19.40%) MSTest
4 13 (9.70%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (20.90%) Games
2 12 (8.96%) Law
3 8 (5.97%) Music Industry
4 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Finance
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (85.82%) Developer
2 79 (58.96%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Graduate
3 26 (19.40%) Junior
3 26 (19.40%) Junior Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Junior .NET Developer
4 21 (15.67%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 21 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Applications Manager
6 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Support Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.73%) Applications Development Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Development Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (91.04%) .NET
2 102 (76.12%) ASP.NET
3 69 (51.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (47.01%) WCF
5 59 (44.03%) .NET Framework
6 42 (31.34%) NHibernate
7 38 (28.36%) HTML
7 38 (28.36%) Razor View Engine
7 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 29 (21.64%) LINQ
8 29 (21.64%) CSS
9 28 (20.90%) WinForms
10 27 (20.15%) WPF
11 26 (19.40%) Ajax
11 26 (19.40%) Unity DI Container
12 25 (18.66%) Spring.NET
12 25 (18.66%) Castle Windsor
12 25 (18.66%) Ninject
13 12 (8.96%) XML
14 11 (8.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.97%) Streaming Music
5 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.99%) NHS
7 2 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Windows
2 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (55.97%) TDD
3 74 (55.22%) Scrum
4 70 (52.24%) MVC
5 67 (50.00%) Kanban
6 64 (47.76%) Web Application Development
7 47 (35.07%) BDD
8 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (19.40%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (18.66%) MVVM
11 24 (17.91%) OO
12 22 (16.42%) OOA/OOD
13 21 (15.67%) CRM
14 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.96%) ITIL
16 11 (8.21%) Project Management
16 11 (8.21%) Change Control
17 10 (7.46%) Risk Management
18 5 (3.73%) SOA
18 5 (3.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 112 (83.58%) C#
2 34 (25.37%) SQL
3 32 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.15%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.43%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.94%) VB
7 8 (5.97%) VB6
8 5 (3.73%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.99%) C
9 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (85.82%) MCSD
3 102 (76.12%) MCTS
4 100 (74.63%) MCP
5 45 (33.58%) Degree
6 13 (9.70%) MCDBA
7 11 (8.21%) MCPD
7 11 (8.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 70 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.99%) Netezza
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle
2 4 (2.99%) Business Objects
2 4 (2.99%) Cognos
3 1 (0.75%) CyberSource
3 1 (0.75%) LexisNexis
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago