The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 168 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 2 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 2.39% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCAD
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
884 795 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.37% 25.75% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 562 509 620
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MCAD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MCAD Salary Trend in Scotland

MCAD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 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
Glasgow -15 2 £40,000 -
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) MVC

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft