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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 620 625 633
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 3 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.051% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 21
Average salary £80,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -7.64%
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
10514 10569 10998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.96% 25.75% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8789 8634 8816
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) MCSD
4 5 (55.56%) MCTS
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) CRM
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) MCAD
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
2 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
2 2 (22.22%) XAML Developer
2 2 (22.22%) XAML Expert
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) AppFabric
4 2 (22.22%) Caliburn.Micro
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (11.11%) StructureMap
5 1 (11.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) API Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) XAML
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MCSD
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
3 3 (33.33%) MCAD
4 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
City, London
Liberum
Salary: Competitive salary + annual discretionary bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CMD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago