The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 605 594 589
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 19 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.049% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 27
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +57.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £63,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
MCPD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10651 10804 11757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.70% 25.28% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8725 8630 9892
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCPD
Salary Trend in London

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

MCPD Salary Trend in London

MCPD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in London

MCPD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
Croydon - 10 £45,000 - 1
City of London -4 2 £60,000 +9.09%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) .NET
3 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 29 (85.29%) C#
4 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
6 27 (79.41%) SQL
7 26 (76.47%) CSS
8 25 (73.53%) MCSD
9 24 (70.59%) Finance
10 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
10 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
11 22 (64.71%) T-SQL
11 22 (64.71%) MVC
11 22 (64.71%) jQuery
12 21 (61.76%) CSS3
12 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
14 14 (41.18%) HTML
15 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
17 8 (23.53%) CRM
17 8 (23.53%) HTML5
17 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (20.59%) TDD
18 7 (20.59%) Windows
19 6 (17.65%) OO
19 6 (17.65%) Workflow
19 6 (17.65%) MCTS
19 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Applications Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate
7 2 (5.88%) Software Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) CSS
3 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 22 (64.71%) jQuery
5 21 (61.76%) CSS3
5 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (41.18%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (23.53%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.71%) Ajax
9 5 (14.71%) WCF
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) XML
10 3 (8.82%) XSLT
11 2 (5.88%) WinForms
12 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.94%) XHTML
12 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) OO
5 6 (17.65%) Workflow
6 4 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) RAD
7 2 (5.88%) DSDM
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Document Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Process
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 27 (79.41%) SQL
4 22 (64.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (73.53%) MCSD
3 6 (17.65%) MCTS
4 4 (11.76%) MCAD
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCDST
6 1 (2.94%) CCENT
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Meridio
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec
3 1 (2.94%) Sophos
3 1 (2.94%) HP
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