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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 597 646 588
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 16 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.025% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.096% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 30
Average salary £38,750 £57,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.60% +60.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £57,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,050 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,425
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.19%
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
11211 12562 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.81% 25.82% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 10215 9015
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 6 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £37,500 -
City of London - 1 - -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (97.30%) C#
2 36 (97.30%) .NET
3 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
4 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (86.49%) MCSD
6 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
7 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
8 26 (70.27%) CSS
9 24 (64.86%) SQL
9 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
9 24 (64.86%) MVC
10 21 (56.76%) Finance
11 19 (51.35%) Windows
12 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (45.95%) IIS
13 17 (45.95%) HTML
13 17 (45.95%) SharePoint
14 16 (43.24%) CRM
14 16 (43.24%) MCTS
14 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
15 15 (40.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (37.84%) MCAD
16 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
16 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
16 14 (37.84%) WCF
16 14 (37.84%) jQuery
17 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (45.95%) IIS
1 17 (45.95%) SharePoint
2 15 (40.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.62%) MSBuild
3 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.92%) NUnit
3 7 (18.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Applications Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Applications Support
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Applications Developer
6 7 (18.92%) CRM Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Administrator
10 2 (5.41%) Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
11 1 (2.70%) .NET Team Leader
11 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
11 1 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
11 1 (2.70%) Principle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 26 (70.27%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
5 14 (37.84%) WCF
5 14 (37.84%) jQuery
6 13 (35.14%) CSS3
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (29.73%) Entity Framework
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 5 (13.51%) Ajax
11 3 (8.11%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET
12 2 (5.41%) Web Services
12 2 (5.41%) WinForms
12 2 (5.41%) HTML5
13 1 (2.70%) LINQ to SQL
13 1 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) MVC
3 16 (43.24%) CRM
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.62%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) RUP
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Unified Process
8 4 (10.81%) MSF
9 2 (5.41%) RAD
9 2 (5.41%) DSDM
9 2 (5.41%) Document Management
9 2 (5.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 24 (64.86%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (86.49%) MCSD
3 16 (43.24%) MCTS
4 14 (37.84%) MCAD
5 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 2 (5.41%) MCSE
9 1 (2.70%) CCENT
9 1 (2.70%) MCITP
9 1 (2.70%) MCDST
9 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CCNA
9 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) MCSA
9 1 (2.70%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Meridio
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago