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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 613 659 650
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 4 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.014% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.054% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 16
Median salary £58,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £117,250 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
8811 11126 11413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.34% 25.19% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7400 9216 9092
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MCPD Salary Histogram in London

MCPD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +63 1 £47,500 -9.52%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) Degree
4 15 (78.95%) SQL
5 14 (73.68%) MCAD
5 14 (73.68%) MCSD
6 13 (68.42%) Scrum
6 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (63.16%) MCTS
7 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
7 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
8 11 (57.89%) OOD
8 11 (57.89%) OO
8 11 (57.89%) TDD
9 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
9 10 (52.63%) Physics
9 10 (52.63%) JIRA
9 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (52.63%) Apache
9 10 (52.63%) Python
9 10 (52.63%) TeamCity
9 10 (52.63%) Scala
9 10 (52.63%) MVVM
9 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (52.63%) ReMetrica
9 10 (52.63%) Apache Spark
9 10 (52.63%) Machine Learning
9 10 (52.63%) Actian
9 10 (52.63%) Reinsurance

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 10 (52.63%) Apache
1 10 (52.63%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Kentico
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) ReMetrica
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
1 10 (52.63%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Cassandra Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Python Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Scala Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source Developer
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Architect
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (5.26%) EPiServer Developer
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
2 10 (52.63%) Physics
2 10 (52.63%) Reinsurance
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) OO
2 11 (57.89%) OOD
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) Machine Learning
3 10 (52.63%) MVVM
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source Development
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Degree
3 14 (73.68%) MCAD
3 14 (73.68%) MCSD
4 12 (63.16%) MCTS
5 7 (36.84%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Actian
3 4 (21.05%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.26%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) Mashery
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore