The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 178 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
MCPD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1012 868 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.56% 21.99% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 803 703 929
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCPD
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Manchester region.

MCPD Salary Trend in Manchester

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) MCITP
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Dell
2 5 (62.50%) Intel
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Server Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCITP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) Intel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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