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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 619 614 602
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 9 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 27
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
11221 11653 11099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.74% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9329 9279 9073
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
City of London - 3 £52,500 - 2
Croydon -1 1 £30,000 -29.41%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (86.96%) C#
4 18 (78.26%) .NET
4 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
5 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 13 (56.52%) MCSD
5 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) CRM
7 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) MVC
7 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
8 10 (43.48%) SDLC
9 9 (39.13%) MCTS
9 9 (39.13%) WCF
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
10 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (34.78%) Finance
10 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (26.09%) IIS
12 6 (26.09%) MS Office
12 6 (26.09%) MCAD

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
1 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) GlassFish
4 4 (17.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SimpleDB
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Bugzilla
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (17.39%) MSBuild
3 3 (13.04%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Applications Support
3 8 (34.78%) Applications Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (17.39%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Principle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
5 9 (39.13%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 4 (17.39%) Swing
8 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Struts
8 4 (17.39%) Grails
8 4 (17.39%) REST
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) CRM
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) UML
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) Document Management
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) Groovy
4 4 (17.39%) C
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (56.52%) MCSD
3 9 (39.13%) MCTS
4 6 (26.09%) MCAD
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) MCP
6 4 (17.39%) Sun Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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