The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
482 294 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.66% 24.18% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 392 262 206
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,390 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCPD
South East

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCPD
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Kent region.

MCPD Salary Trend in Kent

MCPD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 10 £45,000 -
MCPD
South East

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) MCP
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 20 (100.00%) MCTS
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) SOAP
3 15 (75.00%) OOP
3 15 (75.00%) SOA
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (75.00%) MVC
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) MVVM
3 15 (75.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) SystemC
4 5 (25.00%) WinForms
4 5 (25.00%) WPF
4 5 (25.00%) OOD
4 5 (25.00%) McKesson
4 5 (25.00%) NHS
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) TDD

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MCPD 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 MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
1 15 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
2 15 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) SystemC
1 5 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) OOP
2 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) MVVM
3 5 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCP
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) McKesson
3 2 (10.00%) DevExpress