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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 450 423
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.036% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
6672 7415 6792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 33.28% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5293 5643 5467
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MCAD
4 2 (40.00%) HND
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) AppFabric
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) DCOM
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) MCAD
4 2 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software