The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 482 274 301
Rank change year-on-year
-208 +27
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 526 1059 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 3.39% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 525 1045 1014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33121 31278 34707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 27.86% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26463 25191 29454
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 April 2014 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 30 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 23 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
England -200 514 £40,000 - 27
London -86 275 £50,000 +25.00% 20
South East -155 73 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -44 47 £40,000 - 1
East of England -60 42 £40,000 - 3
North West -87 42 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire +5 30 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +5 26 £38,750 -3.12% 2
City of London +2 26 £57,500 +91.66%
South West -17 25 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Kent -17 25 £40,000 -
Nottingham -11 24 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire -19 24 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire +4 22 £35,000 -
Warrington -23 22 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester -59 20 £40,000 -
Berkshire -20 18 £35,000 -12.50%
Milton Keynes -34 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -47 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol -2 13 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Bolton -11 13 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 13 £35,000 -
Derby - 13 £42,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 13 £42,500 - 1
Surrey -55 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Devon - 12 £23,000 - 1
Exeter - 12 £23,000 - 1
Caterham - 12 £45,000 -
Basildon +6 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Maidstone -25 11 £40,000 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1228 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1222 (99.51%) .NET
3 1205 (98.13%) MCSD
4 1193 (97.15%) C#
5 1172 (95.44%) MCP
6 1157 (94.22%) SQL Server
7 1119 (91.12%) MCTS
8 1107 (90.15%) ASP.NET
9 1094 (89.09%) TDD
10 1064 (86.64%) MVC
11 1049 (85.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 988 (80.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 928 (75.57%) WCF
14 916 (74.59%) Web Application Development
15 821 (66.86%) NUnit
16 800 (65.15%) Rhino Mocks
17 794 (64.66%) Scrum
18 751 (61.16%) Razor View Engine
19 714 (58.14%) SQL Server 2012
20 639 (52.04%) WPF
21 584 (47.56%) Castle Windsor
22 565 (46.01%) NHibernate
23 542 (44.14%) Kanban
24 501 (40.80%) Moq
25 438 (35.67%) Windows
26 433 (35.26%) BDD
27 416 (33.88%) WinForms
28 389 (31.68%) Dependency Injection
29 378 (30.78%) Microsoft
30 334 (27.20%) Ninject

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 95 (7.74%) BizTalk Server
2 84 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 82 (6.68%) Node.js
4 77 (6.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (2.04%) IIS
6 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.081%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.081%) DNN
8 1 (0.081%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.081%) CMS
8 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.081%) Kentico
8 1 (0.081%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.081%) Windchill
6 1 (0.081%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 190 (15.47%) Internet
2 26 (2.12%) Broadband
3 8 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.081%) Intranet
4 1 (0.081%) Firewall
4 1 (0.081%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1157 (94.22%) SQL Server
2 714 (58.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (2.69%) NoSQL
4 31 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.57%) OLAP
11 3 (0.24%) MS Access
11 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.081%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 821 (66.86%) NUnit
2 800 (65.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 501 (40.80%) Moq
4 285 (23.21%) MSTest
5 284 (23.13%) Subversion
6 56 (4.56%) Git (software)
7 36 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.081%) Rational DOORS
General
1 232 (18.89%) Games
2 207 (16.86%) Finance
3 130 (10.59%) Banking
4 55 (4.48%) Retail
5 54 (4.40%) Music Industry
6 45 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 40 (3.26%) Advertising
8 26 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.24%) Front Office
10 3 (0.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.081%) Military
Job Titles
1 1159 (94.38%) Developer
2 966 (78.66%) .NET Developer
3 251 (20.44%) C# Developer
4 195 (15.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (10.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 108 (8.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 87 (7.08%) Junior Developer
7 87 (7.08%) Junior .NET Developer
7 87 (7.08%) Junior
8 86 (7.00%) Graduate
9 78 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 58 (4.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 58 (4.72%) Graduate Developer
11 51 (4.15%) Agile C# Developer
12 36 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 26 (2.12%) WinForms Developer
14 21 (1.71%) SQL Server Developer
15 17 (1.38%) BizTalk Developer
16 15 (1.22%) Team Leader
17 14 (1.14%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1222 (99.51%) .NET
2 1107 (90.15%) ASP.NET
3 1049 (85.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 988 (80.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 928 (75.57%) WCF
6 751 (61.16%) Razor View Engine
7 639 (52.04%) WPF
8 584 (47.56%) Castle Windsor
9 565 (46.01%) NHibernate
10 416 (33.88%) WinForms
11 334 (27.20%) Ninject
12 308 (25.08%) Unity DI Container
13 301 (24.51%) LINQ
14 299 (24.35%) MonoRail
15 297 (24.19%) Ajax
16 285 (23.21%) Spring.NET
17 258 (21.01%) .NET Framework
18 209 (17.02%) HTML
19 178 (14.50%) CSS
20 169 (13.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 298 (24.27%) Inversion of Control
2 108 (8.79%) Tandem
3 90 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
4 88 (7.17%) Computer Science
5 81 (6.60%) Client/Server
6 49 (3.99%) Social Network
7 41 (3.34%) Streaming Music
8 34 (2.77%) iPhone
8 34 (2.77%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.49%) DTV
11 4 (0.33%) Equities
12 1 (0.081%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 438 (35.67%) Windows
2 34 (2.77%) Android
3 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.081%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1094 (89.09%) TDD
2 1064 (86.64%) MVC
3 916 (74.59%) Web Application Development
4 794 (64.66%) Scrum
5 542 (44.14%) Kanban
6 433 (35.26%) BDD
7 389 (31.68%) Dependency Injection
8 322 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
9 319 (25.98%) OO
10 316 (25.73%) MVVM
11 173 (14.09%) Domain-Driven Design
12 124 (10.10%) CQRS
13 102 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
13 102 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
14 98 (7.98%) OOD
15 97 (7.90%) OOP
15 97 (7.90%) OOA/OOD
16 91 (7.41%) E-Commerce
17 37 (3.01%) Asset Management
18 35 (2.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1193 (97.15%) C#
2 197 (16.04%) JavaScript
3 152 (12.38%) VB.NET
4 129 (10.50%) SQL
5 118 (9.61%) VB
6 93 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 33 (2.69%) Ruby
8 27 (2.20%) C++
9 3 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.081%) Java
10 1 (0.081%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.081%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1228 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1205 (98.13%) MCSD
3 1172 (95.44%) MCP
4 1119 (91.12%) MCTS
5 123 (10.02%) Degree
6 7 (0.57%) MCPD
7 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.081%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.87%) QA
2 8 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 378 (30.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.26%) Facebook
3 34 (2.77%) Google
4 12 (0.98%) Oracle
5 9 (0.73%) Sun
6 2 (0.16%) Progress
6 2 (0.16%) Capita
6 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.081%) Ektron
7 1 (0.081%) Typemock
7 1 (0.081%) Alterian
7 1 (0.081%) SAP
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe
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