The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 58 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 1.63% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 6.56% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 122 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.08% 24.80% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 100 111 156
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Wiltshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCP
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

MCP Salary Trend in Swindon

MCP
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Swindon

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing MCP 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 MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) NUnit
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) MCAD
6 2 (20.00%) MCSD
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing MCP 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 MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (30.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (20.00%) Ninject
5 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCAD
2 2 (20.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft