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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / London
Rank 578 637 625
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 1 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.003% 0.012% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.047% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 19
Median salary £53,000 £80,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +52.38%
UK excluding London median salary - £34,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -16.36%

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
7878 10683 10661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.86% 26.42% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6381 8863 8699
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCAD
3 2 (50.00%) MCSD
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (25.00%) Apigee
4 1 (25.00%) Mashery
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Kentico
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD
2 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apigee
2 1 (25.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (25.00%) Mashery
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore