The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 220 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1640 1877 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.27% 34.88% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1618 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCPD
England

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCPD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the South West

MCPD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 5 £32,500 - 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (87.50%) VB6
2 14 (87.50%) VB
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) VC++
2 14 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (87.50%) COM
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 7 (43.75%) SAP Business One
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
4 7 (43.75%) iOS Development
4 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) COM
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 2 (12.50%) WF
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) VB6
2 14 (87.50%) VB
2 14 (87.50%) VC++
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago