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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 607 619 628
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 12 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.031% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 14
Average salary £53,750 £60,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +47.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £50,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
11376 11326 12258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.19% 24.91% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9197 9377 10277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +26 1 £60,000 - 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 19 (82.61%) CSS
4 18 (78.26%) MCSD
5 17 (73.91%) C#
6 16 (69.57%) jQuery
7 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (60.87%) SQL
8 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
8 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
9 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
9 13 (56.52%) HTML
10 12 (52.17%) MVC
10 12 (52.17%) Finance
10 12 (52.17%) CSS3
10 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
11 10 (43.48%) HTML5
12 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
13 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (26.09%) Office 365
14 6 (26.09%) CRM
14 6 (26.09%) TDD
15 4 (17.39%) Advertising
15 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (17.39%) XHTML
15 4 (17.39%) XSLT

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
3 4 (17.39%) UI Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) jQuery
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) CSS3
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (43.48%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) XHTML
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.70%) WCF
10 2 (8.70%) Ajax
11 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) MSF
6 1 (4.35%) RUP
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) MCSD
3 3 (13.04%) MCAD
3 3 (13.04%) MCTS
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
London
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