The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / South West
Rank - 235 234
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.84% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 8
Median salary - £34,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.68%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £34,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -10.38%

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1526 1905 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.03% 32.87% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1503 1485
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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