The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £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 North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 175 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.29% 26.84% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 184 154 172
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCPD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the North East

MCPD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Durham - 7 - -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) MCSD
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Data Management
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Head of Technology
2 3 (42.86%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Data Management
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) MCSD
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft