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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 616 645 576
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -69
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 18 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.031% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 31
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +57.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £57,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
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
11677 12486 11582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.15% 25.65% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9580 10137 9430
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 - 5 £37,500 - 1
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +23 1 - -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (91.89%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
3 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
4 29 (78.38%) MCSD
5 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
6 25 (67.57%) CSS
7 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
7 23 (62.16%) SQL
7 23 (62.16%) MVC
8 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
9 19 (51.35%) Windows
10 18 (48.65%) Finance
11 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (45.95%) HTML
11 17 (45.95%) IIS
12 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
12 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
12 16 (43.24%) CRM
12 16 (43.24%) MCTS
12 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (43.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (37.84%) WCF
13 14 (37.84%) MCAD
14 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
14 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (35.14%) jQuery

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
2 17 (45.95%) IIS
3 16 (43.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) 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 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) NUnit
2 7 (18.92%) CruiseControl
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (18.92%) MSBuild
3 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Applications Support
3 10 (27.03%) Applications Developer
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Applications Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (18.92%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (18.92%) CRM Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Administrator
9 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
10 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Analyst
11 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
11 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
3 25 (67.57%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 14 (37.84%) WCF
6 13 (35.14%) jQuery
6 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
6 13 (35.14%) CSS3
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (27.03%) Entity Framework
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.51%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) Web Services
10 3 (8.11%) XML
11 2 (5.41%) XSLT
11 2 (5.41%) WinForms
11 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.70%) HTML5
12 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
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%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) MVC
3 16 (43.24%) CRM
4 9 (24.32%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 6 (16.22%) Workflow
6 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) MSF
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Unified Process
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) RUP
9 2 (5.41%) DSDM
9 2 (5.41%) RAD
9 2 (5.41%) OOP
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (78.38%) MCSD
3 16 (43.24%) MCTS
4 14 (37.84%) MCAD
5 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) MCSE
9 1 (2.70%) MCSA
9 1 (2.70%) CCNA
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) MCDST
9 1 (2.70%) CCENT
9 1 (2.70%) MCP
9 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Meridio
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec
3 1 (2.70%) Sophos
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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