The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 164 148
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.091% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
MCPD
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
866 775 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.87% 23.48% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 605 475 580
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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