The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD 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 Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - 52 57
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 0 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 2.30% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.59% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 17
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCAD
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
366 146 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.90% 23.97% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 329 138 269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCAD
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCAD Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (77.78%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) XHTML
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) MCSD
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) NUnit
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) XHTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft