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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 186 - 180
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
972 891 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.15% 24.17% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 768 787 762
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) VMware