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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 590 599 585
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 22 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.059% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 17
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +57.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £64,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
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
11949 10809 11386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.35% 25.51% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9782 8692 9448
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(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
Croydon - 11 £37,500 -
City of London -2 1 - -
Romford - 1 £37,500 -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
3 28 (90.32%) C#
3 28 (90.32%) .NET
4 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
6 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
6 23 (74.19%) MCSD
7 22 (70.97%) CSS
7 22 (70.97%) SQL
8 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
8 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
8 18 (58.06%) MVC
9 16 (51.61%) Finance
9 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
10 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
11 14 (45.16%) HTML
11 14 (45.16%) Windows
12 13 (41.94%) jQuery
12 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (41.94%) CSS3
12 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (38.71%) MCTS
13 12 (38.71%) IIS
13 12 (38.71%) CRM
14 11 (35.48%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (35.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (32.26%) WCF
15 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
15 10 (32.26%) MCAD

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
2 12 (38.71%) IIS
3 11 (35.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.13%) NUnit
4 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
4 4 (12.90%) MSBuild
5 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Applications Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
4 7 (22.58%) Applications Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (9.68%) CRM Developer
8 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 13 (41.94%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) CSS3
5 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (32.26%) WCF
6 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Ajax
9 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (9.68%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) XML
12 2 (6.45%) XSLT
12 2 (6.45%) WinForms
12 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
12 2 (6.45%) HTML5
13 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) MVC
3 12 (38.71%) CRM
4 10 (32.26%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (19.35%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) Workflow
7 5 (16.13%) UML
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) MSF
8 4 (12.90%) RUP
8 4 (12.90%) Unified Process
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) Document Management
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
10 2 (6.45%) DSDM
10 2 (6.45%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (74.19%) MCSD
3 12 (38.71%) MCTS
4 10 (32.26%) MCAD
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) VCP4
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) MCSE
8 1 (3.23%) MCSA
8 1 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) MCDST
8 1 (3.23%) CCENT
8 1 (3.23%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Meridio
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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