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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 437 442 445
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.031% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.090% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
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
6576 7769 7326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.92% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 6115 5930
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 6 July 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
Surrey - 3 £46,500 -
Hampshire -2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire - 1 - -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (89.47%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 15 (78.95%) MCP
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
6 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (63.16%) HTML
7 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (52.63%) CSS
9 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
9 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
9 9 (47.37%) Degree
10 7 (36.84%) MCTS
10 7 (36.84%) XML
11 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
11 6 (31.58%) HND
11 6 (31.58%) Windows
11 6 (31.58%) MVC
11 6 (31.58%) TOWER Software
11 6 (31.58%) jQuery
11 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (31.58%) SDLC
12 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
12 5 (26.32%) HTML5
12 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
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
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
6 7 (36.84%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) XSLT
8 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
8 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (21.05%) D3.js
10 2 (10.53%) Middleware
11 1 (5.26%) Ajax
11 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
11 1 (5.26%) COM
11 1 (5.26%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 4 (21.05%) BDD
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) MCP
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) MCTS
5 6 (31.58%) HND
6 5 (26.32%) MCSD
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
8 2 (10.53%) MCAD
9 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) TOWER Software
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle