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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 599 627 600
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 13 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.020% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.079% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 24
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,050 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
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
11267 11406 12348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.12% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9222 9165 10383
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 5 £52,500 -
City of London +27 2 £60,000 +9.09%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
4 24 (82.76%) C#
5 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (79.31%) CSS
6 21 (72.41%) SQL
7 20 (68.97%) MCSD
7 20 (68.97%) jQuery
8 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
8 19 (65.52%) Finance
9 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
9 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
10 17 (58.62%) MVC
10 17 (58.62%) CSS3
10 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (51.72%) HTML
12 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
13 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (34.48%) HTML5
13 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
14 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (24.14%) TDD
14 7 (24.14%) CRM
15 5 (17.24%) OO
15 5 (17.24%) Workflow
15 5 (17.24%) Windows
15 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
15 5 (17.24%) XSLT

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
7 3 (10.34%) UI Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.90%) Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) jQuery
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 17 (58.62%) CSS3
5 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (34.48%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) XSLT
9 4 (13.79%) Ajax
9 4 (13.79%) WCF
10 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.34%) XHTML
11 2 (6.90%) Web Services
11 2 (6.90%) XML
12 1 (3.45%) WinForms
12 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) CRM
4 5 (17.24%) Workflow
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) MSF
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.45%) Unified Process
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) Document Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (68.97%) MCSD
3 4 (13.79%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) MCAD
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCDST
5 1 (3.45%) CCENT
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) Sophos
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Meridio
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle