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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 253 238
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.085% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Median salary - £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1694 1741 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.28% 29.71% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1366 1212
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,877 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) SAP Business One
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) COM
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VC++
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (88.89%) VB6
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) SAP Business One
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) COM
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) VB6
2 8 (88.89%) VC++
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) SAP