The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 857 497 280
Rank change year-on-year
-360 -217
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 46 509 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 1.55% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 507 1038
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCAD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK.

MCAD Salary Trend in the UK

MCAD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCAD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -341 46 £52,500 +31.25% 5
London -204 33 £37,500 -25.00%
City of London +9 7 £60,000 +6.66%
West Midlands -10 7 £52,500 +41.89%
Birmingham - 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +8 6 £52,500 +79.48% 1
North West -33 6 £52,500 +40.00%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 6 £52,500 -
North East - 6 £52,500 -
Leeds - 6 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £52,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £52,500 -
South East -68 5 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Winchester - 5 £37,500 - 4
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 - 4
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol -6 1 - -
South West -33 1 - -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 88 (100.00%) .NET
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (93.18%) C#
3 80 (90.91%) SQL Server
4 78 (88.64%) ASP.NET
5 74 (84.09%) MCSD
6 72 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (75.00%) MCTS
7 66 (75.00%) .NET Framework
8 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
9 55 (62.50%) HTML
10 48 (54.55%) MCP
11 47 (53.41%) JavaScript
12 44 (50.00%) SQL
12 44 (50.00%) CSS
13 43 (48.86%) MVC
14 40 (45.45%) Windows
14 40 (45.45%) NUnit
15 39 (44.32%) Degree
15 39 (44.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 39 (44.32%) IIS
16 38 (43.18%) WCF
17 37 (42.05%) SharePoint
17 37 (42.05%) SharePoint 2013
18 35 (39.77%) CRM
18 35 (39.77%) BizTalk Server
18 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (38.64%) Dynamics CRM
19 34 (38.64%) T-SQL
20 33 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (44.32%) IIS
2 37 (42.05%) SharePoint
2 37 (42.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 35 (39.77%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.68%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (27.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (44.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) NUnit
2 26 (29.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (29.55%) Moq
3 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.23%) MSBuild
4 9 (10.23%) CruiseControl
4 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.14%) MSTest
6 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (29.55%) Games
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
2 5 (5.68%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (90.91%) Developer
2 41 (46.59%) .NET Developer
3 26 (29.55%) Junior Developer
3 26 (29.55%) Graduate
3 26 (29.55%) Junior
3 26 (29.55%) Junior .NET Developer
4 24 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Software Programmer
8 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Programmer
9 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 78 (88.64%) ASP.NET
3 66 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 55 (62.50%) HTML
5 44 (50.00%) CSS
6 38 (43.18%) WCF
7 28 (31.82%) LINQ
8 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (29.55%) NHibernate
9 25 (28.41%) Ajax
10 11 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 7 (7.95%) jQuery
11 7 (7.95%) XML
11 7 (7.95%) XSLT
12 6 (6.82%) DHTML
13 5 (5.68%) ADO.NET
14 3 (3.41%) COM
14 3 (3.41%) WPF
15 2 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.86%) MVC
3 35 (39.77%) CRM
4 31 (35.23%) OOA/OOD
4 31 (35.23%) OO
4 31 (35.23%) Scrum
5 28 (31.82%) TDD
6 26 (29.55%) Kanban
6 26 (29.55%) BDD
6 26 (29.55%) Web Application Development
7 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.77%) SOA
9 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.95%) Time Management
10 7 (7.95%) MSF
10 7 (7.95%) RUP
10 7 (7.95%) Unified Process
11 6 (6.82%) Migration
11 6 (6.82%) ITIL
11 6 (6.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (93.18%) C#
2 47 (53.41%) JavaScript
3 44 (50.00%) SQL
4 34 (38.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) MATLAB
6 5 (5.68%) VB6
6 5 (5.68%) C
6 5 (5.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (84.09%) MCSD
3 66 (75.00%) MCTS
4 48 (54.55%) MCP
5 39 (44.32%) Degree
6 20 (22.73%) MCPD
7 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
8 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
9 2 (2.27%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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