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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 222 215 230
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £100,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+207.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.00%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1861 1555 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 28.88% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1253 1608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire - 14 £100,000 -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 16 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 16 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 16 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 16 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 16 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (43.75%) LINQ
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 16 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 16 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (43.75%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft