The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
MCPD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
186 107 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.70% 22.48% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 178 75 126
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,840 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCPD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the Suffolk region.

MCPD Salary Trend in Suffolk

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Degree

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft