The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 427 406 427
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 14 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,623 £45,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
MCPD
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
7012 6619 7239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 31.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5456 5103 5973
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCPD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the South East

MCPD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the South East

MCPD
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 MCPD within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Surrey - 5 £35,000 - 4
Hampshire -4 2 £32,500 -7.14%
West Sussex - 2 £29,025 - 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) MCP
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) HTML
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
6 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
8 8 (42.11%) MCTS
8 8 (42.11%) MCSD
8 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
8 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
9 7 (36.84%) XML
9 7 (36.84%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) HTML5
10 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
10 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (31.58%) MVC
11 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
11 5 (26.32%) Scrum
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (26.32%) SQL
11 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Software Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) XSLT
8 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (21.05%) D3.js
10 1 (5.26%) WPF
10 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
10 1 (5.26%) SOAP
10 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCP
3 8 (42.11%) MCSD
3 8 (42.11%) MCTS
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) HND
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE
6 3 (15.79%) MCAD
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
8 1 (5.26%) CCA
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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Towers Watson
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West Sussex
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 19 days ago