The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 251 179 151
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 1 61 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.91% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 3.90% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 61 116
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
MCAD
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1791 1564 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1304 1690
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCAD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MCAD Salary Trend in the North West

MCAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Merseyside +7 1 £52,500 +31.25%
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) MCSD
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) MCTS
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Razor View Engine
2 12 (92.31%) Web Application Development
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) NUnit
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) Spring.NET
3 8 (61.54%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (61.54%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (61.54%) MSTest
3 8 (61.54%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (61.54%) Moq
3 8 (61.54%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (61.54%) Ninject
3 8 (61.54%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) NUnit
1 8 (61.54%) MSTest
1 8 (61.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (61.54%) Moq
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Razor View Engine
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (61.54%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (61.54%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (61.54%) Ninject
3 8 (61.54%) Spring.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Web Application Development
3 8 (61.54%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) CQRS
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) MCSD
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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