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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 716 284 284
Rank change year-on-year
-432 0
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 158 962 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 3.58% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 158 961 1023
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
28927 26840 31354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.00% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22627 22025 26794
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 28 August 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 -225 74 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East of England -58 24 £40,000 - 1
North West -96 20 £35,000 -6.66%
East Midlands -62 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -51 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
South East -220 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -58 6 £38,000 +8.57%
Yorkshire -72 3 £35,000 -
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 592 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 578 (97.64%) .NET
3 556 (93.92%) SQL Server
4 555 (93.75%) MCSD
5 549 (92.74%) C#
6 528 (89.19%) MCP
7 489 (82.60%) MCTS
8 483 (81.59%) TDD
9 480 (81.08%) ASP.NET
10 453 (76.52%) MVC
11 441 (74.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 429 (72.47%) WCF
13 408 (68.92%) NUnit
14 404 (68.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 391 (66.05%) Web Application Development
16 387 (65.37%) Rhino Mocks
17 381 (64.36%) Scrum
18 331 (55.91%) Razor View Engine
18 331 (55.91%) WPF
19 303 (51.18%) SQL Server 2012
20 286 (48.31%) NHibernate
21 269 (45.44%) Kanban
21 269 (45.44%) Moq
22 249 (42.06%) Castle Windsor
23 226 (38.18%) Microsoft
24 219 (36.99%) Windows
25 204 (34.46%) BDD
26 190 (32.09%) WinForms
27 161 (27.20%) Dependency Injection
28 146 (24.66%) Ninject

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 60 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
3 46 (7.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (5.07%) Node.js
5 13 (2.20%) IIS
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Windchill
4 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Summit
1 7 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.46%) Internet
2 15 (2.53%) Broadband
3 7 (1.18%) Intranet
3 7 (1.18%) ATM
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (93.92%) SQL Server
2 303 (51.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (4.22%) OLAP
6 21 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.18%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (1.18%) Cognos Query Studio
10 7 (1.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 7 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.17%) MS Access
11 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 408 (68.92%) NUnit
2 387 (65.37%) Rhino Mocks
3 269 (45.44%) Moq
4 131 (22.13%) MSTest
5 121 (20.44%) Subversion
6 29 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.55%) Git (software)
7 21 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 115 (19.43%) Finance
2 106 (17.91%) Games
3 84 (14.19%) Banking
4 38 (6.42%) Music Industry
5 30 (5.07%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.70%) Retail
7 15 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.53%) Advertising
8 13 (2.20%) Marketing
9 10 (1.69%) Law
10 4 (0.68%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 552 (93.24%) Developer
2 412 (69.59%) .NET Developer
3 153 (25.84%) C# Developer
4 125 (21.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 73 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 70 (11.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 48 (8.11%) Graduate
7 48 (8.11%) Junior
7 48 (8.11%) Junior .NET Developer
7 48 (8.11%) Junior Developer
8 45 (7.60%) Agile .NET Developer
9 30 (5.07%) Agile C# Developer
10 29 (4.90%) SQL Developer
11 22 (3.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 22 (3.72%) Graduate Developer
12 20 (3.38%) Analyst
13 18 (3.04%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (2.53%) WinForms Developer
15 13 (2.20%) Analyst Programmer
15 13 (2.20%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (97.64%) .NET
2 480 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 441 (74.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 429 (72.47%) WCF
5 404 (68.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 331 (55.91%) Razor View Engine
6 331 (55.91%) WPF
7 286 (48.31%) NHibernate
8 249 (42.06%) Castle Windsor
9 190 (32.09%) WinForms
10 146 (24.66%) Ninject
10 146 (24.66%) .NET Framework
11 140 (23.65%) LINQ
12 137 (23.14%) Unity DI Container
13 132 (22.30%) HTML
14 131 (22.13%) Spring.NET
15 126 (21.28%) Ajax
16 118 (19.93%) MonoRail
17 113 (19.09%) CSS
18 93 (15.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 143 (24.16%) Inversion of Control
2 58 (9.80%) Tandem
3 50 (8.45%) Client/Server
4 48 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (7.77%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.05%) Streaming Music
7 15 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.53%) iPhone
7 15 (2.53%) Social Network
8 8 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.68%) NHS
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 219 (36.99%) Windows
2 15 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (81.59%) TDD
2 453 (76.52%) MVC
3 391 (66.05%) Web Application Development
4 381 (64.36%) Scrum
5 269 (45.44%) Kanban
6 204 (34.46%) BDD
7 161 (27.20%) Dependency Injection
8 143 (24.16%) MVVM
9 131 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (18.92%) OO
11 70 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (8.61%) Domain-Driven Design
14 42 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.93%) OOP
16 40 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
16 40 (6.76%) OOD
16 40 (6.76%) Unit Testing
17 36 (6.08%) CQRS
18 30 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 549 (92.74%) C#
2 122 (20.61%) JavaScript
3 102 (17.23%) SQL
4 83 (14.02%) VB.NET
5 81 (13.68%) T-SQL
6 55 (9.29%) VB
7 16 (2.70%) C++
8 15 (2.53%) Ruby
9 7 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) VB6
10 2 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 592 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 555 (93.75%) MCSD
3 528 (89.19%) MCP
4 489 (82.60%) MCTS
5 94 (15.88%) Degree
6 6 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.01%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.84%) MCPD
8 3 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.03%) QA
Vendors
1 226 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.53%) Facebook
2 15 (2.53%) Google
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle
4 7 (1.18%) Cognos
4 7 (1.18%) Business Objects
4 7 (1.18%) Netezza
5 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.34%) Progress
6 1 (0.17%) SAP
6 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.17%) Typemock
6 1 (0.17%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.17%) LexisNexis
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