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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 204 208
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.74% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 8
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
1720 1480 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.91% 29.31% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1261 1934
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) COM
1 8 (100.00%) VC++
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) VB6
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) MCTS
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VC++
1 8 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCTS
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
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