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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 235 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.075% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +12.14%
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
1711 1724 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.07% 29.51% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1347 1391
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

MCPD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +13 4 £34,000 +74.35%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) VB
3 16 (80.00%) C++
4 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (75.00%) COM
4 15 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (75.00%) SAP
4 15 (75.00%) VC++
4 15 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 15 (75.00%) WinForms
4 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (75.00%) MCTS
4 15 (75.00%) VB6
4 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 15 (75.00%) Degree
4 15 (75.00%) SAP Business One
4 15 (75.00%) WCF
4 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (75.00%) COM
2 15 (75.00%) WCF
2 15 (75.00%) WinForms
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Business Development
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C++
2 16 (80.00%) VB
3 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (75.00%) VB6
3 15 (75.00%) VC++
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 15 (75.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle