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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 615 593 633
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 16 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.050% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 12
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,500 £59,900
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 10983 13092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 24.80% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9083 9019 11194
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 - 12 £46,250 -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (84.62%) MCSD
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) CSS
5 16 (61.54%) jQuery
6 15 (57.69%) C#
7 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 14 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (50.00%) SQL
8 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
9 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
9 12 (46.15%) MVC
9 12 (46.15%) Finance
9 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (46.15%) CSS3
10 11 (42.31%) HTML
11 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
11 10 (38.46%) HTML5
11 10 (38.46%) Office 365
12 9 (34.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (34.62%) Degree
12 9 (34.62%) Games
13 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
13 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (23.08%) TDD
15 5 (19.23%) CRM
16 4 (15.38%) XHTML

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
1 14 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (34.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Games
3 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) SharePoint Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) UI Developer
4 4 (15.38%) UI Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) jQuery
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) CSS3
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) XSLT
7 4 (15.38%) XHTML
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) MCSD
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCAD
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft