The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 431 235 215
Rank change year-on-year
-196 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 9 213 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 3.17% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 213 273
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7324 6722 7779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.28% 31.82% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 5436 6645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCAD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCAD Salary Trend in the South East

MCAD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Hampshire -33 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -26 1 £35,000 -
Surrey -47 1 £45,000 +12.50%
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (93.02%) MCP
3 36 (83.72%) SQL Server
4 35 (81.40%) MCSD
4 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (79.07%) NUnit
6 30 (69.77%) WCF
7 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
8 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
8 24 (55.81%) MCTS
9 23 (53.49%) MVC
9 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (48.84%) Windows
11 19 (44.19%) TDD
11 19 (44.19%) WPF
11 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 18 (41.86%) Rhino Mocks
12 18 (41.86%) Scrum
13 17 (39.53%) Ajax
13 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
14 16 (37.21%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
14 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
15 15 (34.88%) LINQ
15 15 (34.88%) NHibernate
16 14 (32.56%) Games
16 14 (32.56%) Internet

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (83.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (79.07%) NUnit
2 18 (41.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (30.23%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Moq
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.98%) MSTest
General
1 14 (32.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Team Leader
4 11 (25.58%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (18.60%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (18.60%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) WCF
3 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
4 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (44.19%) WPF
5 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 17 (39.53%) Ajax
7 16 (37.21%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (34.88%) LINQ
8 15 (34.88%) NHibernate
9 14 (32.56%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (30.23%) MonoRail
11 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
13 7 (16.28%) jQuery
14 4 (9.30%) XML
14 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
15 3 (6.98%) XSLT
15 3 (6.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) MVC
3 19 (44.19%) TDD
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
6 13 (30.23%) E-Commerce
7 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
8 10 (23.26%) Line Management
9 5 (11.63%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) User Stories
11 3 (6.98%) OOD
11 3 (6.98%) OOP
11 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (6.98%) MVVM
11 3 (6.98%) BDD
12 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.98%) VB6
3 3 (6.98%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (93.02%) MCP
3 35 (81.40%) MCSD
4 24 (55.81%) MCTS
5 11 (25.58%) Degree
6 5 (11.63%) MCPD
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Progress