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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 230 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.076% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,463
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.55%
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
1837 1480 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.66% 28.02% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1214 1618
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 6 £38,500 - 2
Dorset -27 3 £19,500 -40.00%
Bristol - 1 - -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 18 (85.71%) CSS
2 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 18 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 18 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (80.95%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (80.95%) ITIL
3 17 (80.95%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) LINQ
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) OOP

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Applications Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 18 (85.71%) CSS
1 18 (85.71%) .NET Framework
1 18 (85.71%) HTML
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
1 18 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (33.33%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
2 17 (80.95%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 3 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) RUP
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) MCAD
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
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