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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.52% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
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
260 141 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.86% 24.44% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 120 177
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 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
Tyne and Wear - 11 £32,500 -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) MCSD
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Automotive
2 14 (93.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (93.33%) Automotive
1 14 (93.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) MCSD
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft