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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 794 302 299
Rank change year-on-year
-492 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 86 899 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.90% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 3.39% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 894 986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
28446 26544 31664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 26.46% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22458 21902 26811
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 -267 28 £41,250 -13.15% 1
East of England -57 14 £38,750 -3.12% 1
West Midlands -61 11 £47,500 +35.71%
North West -91 10 £35,000 -6.66%
South East -167 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -32 7 £52,500 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -63 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -81 6 £47,500 +35.71%
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 454 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 436 (96.04%) .NET
3 422 (92.95%) SQL Server
4 421 (92.73%) MCSD
5 416 (91.63%) C#
6 406 (89.43%) Agile Software Development
7 398 (87.67%) MCP
8 375 (82.60%) MCTS
9 364 (80.18%) ASP.NET
10 356 (78.41%) TDD
11 333 (73.35%) MVC
12 325 (71.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 321 (70.70%) WCF
14 300 (66.08%) NUnit
15 292 (64.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 292 (64.32%) Web Application Development
16 287 (63.22%) Rhino Mocks
16 287 (63.22%) Scrum
17 244 (53.74%) Razor View Engine
18 238 (52.42%) WPF
19 222 (48.90%) SQL Server 2012
20 212 (46.70%) NHibernate
21 206 (45.37%) Kanban
21 206 (45.37%) Moq
22 182 (40.09%) Microsoft
23 178 (39.21%) Castle Windsor
24 168 (37.00%) Windows
25 159 (35.02%) BDD
26 138 (30.40%) WinForms
27 118 (25.99%) Dependency Injection

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 65 (14.32%) SharePoint
2 49 (10.79%) BizTalk Server
3 44 (9.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (4.85%) Node.js
5 16 (3.52%) IIS
6 7 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.54%) Summit
2 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.03%) Internet
2 11 (2.42%) Broadband
3 7 (1.54%) ATM
3 7 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) SMTP
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (92.95%) SQL Server
2 222 (48.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.41%) OLAP
6 13 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (1.54%) Cognos Query Studio
10 7 (1.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 7 (1.54%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 300 (66.08%) NUnit
2 287 (63.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 206 (45.37%) Moq
4 97 (21.37%) MSTest
5 84 (18.50%) Subversion
6 22 (4.85%) Visual Studio
7 15 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.86%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (18.06%) Games
2 81 (17.84%) Finance
3 59 (13.00%) Banking
4 30 (6.61%) Music Industry
5 22 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.86%) Law
7 11 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.42%) Advertising
7 11 (2.42%) Retail
8 9 (1.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 424 (93.39%) Developer
2 311 (68.50%) .NET Developer
3 115 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 96 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (11.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 54 (11.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (9.03%) Junior .NET Developer
6 41 (9.03%) Junior Developer
6 41 (9.03%) Junior
6 41 (9.03%) Graduate
7 33 (7.27%) Agile .NET Developer
8 22 (4.85%) Agile C# Developer
8 22 (4.85%) SQL Developer
9 16 (3.52%) Analyst
10 15 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (3.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 13 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (2.42%) WinForms Developer
12 11 (2.42%) Applications Manager
13 9 (1.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (96.04%) .NET
2 364 (80.18%) ASP.NET
3 325 (71.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 321 (70.70%) WCF
5 292 (64.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 244 (53.74%) Razor View Engine
7 238 (52.42%) WPF
8 212 (46.70%) NHibernate
9 178 (39.21%) Castle Windsor
10 138 (30.40%) WinForms
11 118 (25.99%) .NET Framework
12 108 (23.79%) HTML
12 108 (23.79%) Ninject
13 103 (22.69%) LINQ
14 99 (21.81%) Unity DI Container
15 97 (21.37%) Spring.NET
15 97 (21.37%) Ajax
16 91 (20.04%) CSS
17 81 (17.84%) MonoRail
18 69 (15.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 105 (23.13%) Inversion of Control
2 43 (9.47%) Client/Server
3 42 (9.25%) Tandem
4 40 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (6.83%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.41%) Streaming Music
7 11 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.42%) iPhone
7 11 (2.42%) Social Network
8 9 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.88%) NHS
12 1 (0.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 168 (37.00%) Windows
2 11 (2.42%) Android
3 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (89.43%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (78.41%) TDD
3 333 (73.35%) MVC
4 292 (64.32%) Web Application Development
5 287 (63.22%) Scrum
6 206 (45.37%) Kanban
7 159 (35.02%) BDD
8 118 (25.99%) Dependency Injection
9 104 (22.91%) MVVM
10 97 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (18.28%) OO
12 48 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (8.59%) Domain-Driven Design
14 35 (7.71%) OOA/OOD
15 29 (6.39%) E-Commerce
16 28 (6.17%) OOP
16 28 (6.17%) Unit Testing
16 28 (6.17%) CQRS
17 27 (5.95%) OOD
18 23 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 416 (91.63%) C#
2 100 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 83 (18.28%) SQL
4 66 (14.54%) T-SQL
5 65 (14.32%) VB.NET
6 45 (9.91%) VB
7 11 (2.42%) Ruby
7 11 (2.42%) C++
8 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 454 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 421 (92.73%) MCSD
3 398 (87.67%) MCP
4 375 (82.60%) MCTS
5 76 (16.74%) Degree
6 11 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (2.42%) MCDBA
7 9 (1.98%) MCPD
8 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 182 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.42%) Facebook
2 11 (2.42%) Google
3 8 (1.76%) Oracle
4 7 (1.54%) Netezza
4 7 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 7 (1.54%) Cognos
5 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.22%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.22%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.22%) Progress
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