The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 156 147
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
927 879 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.89% 28.21% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 601 487 753
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCPD
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MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MCPD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MCPD Salary Trend in Scotland

MCPD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) DNN
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft