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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 858 675 291
Rank change year-on-year
-183 -384
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 34 261 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.22% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.82% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 255 1001
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 14 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 31 July 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
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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 -196 34 £38,750 -3.12% 2
London -98 14 £22,500 -43.75%
South East -1 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire +6 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £40,000 +3.22% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £36,000 -5.26%
East of England -19 5 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £36,000 -
York -2 2 £36,500 +4.28%
Yorkshire -3 2 £36,500 +4.28%
North Yorkshire -6 2 £36,500 +4.28%
City of London +19 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +16 1 £45,000 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (90.59%) .NET
3 74 (87.06%) SQL Server
3 74 (87.06%) C#
4 72 (84.71%) ASP.NET
5 63 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (67.06%) MCSD
7 54 (63.53%) MVC
8 51 (60.00%) MCTS
9 49 (57.65%) .NET Framework
9 49 (57.65%) HTML
10 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
11 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
12 38 (44.71%) CSS
12 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (43.53%) MCP
14 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (41.18%) LINQ
15 35 (41.18%) SQL
16 34 (40.00%) NUnit
17 33 (38.82%) Degree
18 27 (31.76%) Scrum
19 25 (29.41%) Games
19 25 (29.41%) TDD
19 25 (29.41%) NHibernate
19 25 (29.41%) Kanban
19 25 (29.41%) BDD
19 25 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
19 25 (29.41%) Moq
19 25 (29.41%) Web Application Development

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (28.24%) IIS
2 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
3 20 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (21.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (11.76%) CMS
6 10 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (87.06%) SQL Server
2 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.53%) OLAP
9 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) NUnit
2 25 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (29.41%) Moq
3 18 (21.18%) Visual Studio
4 16 (18.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (15.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (10.59%) CruiseControl
6 9 (10.59%) MSBuild
7 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (29.41%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (85.88%) Developer
2 44 (51.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Junior Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Junior
3 25 (29.41%) Graduate
4 13 (15.29%) C# Developer
5 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 8 (9.41%) CRM Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Software Programmer
9 7 (8.24%) Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Programmer
10 6 (7.06%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (7.06%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (7.06%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) .NET
2 72 (84.71%) ASP.NET
3 49 (57.65%) HTML
3 49 (57.65%) .NET Framework
4 38 (44.71%) CSS
5 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (41.18%) LINQ
7 25 (29.41%) NHibernate
8 22 (25.88%) Ajax
8 22 (25.88%) jQuery
9 17 (20.00%) WCF
10 16 (18.82%) HTML5
11 14 (16.47%) CSS3
12 11 (12.94%) Entity Framework
12 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 9 (10.59%) Apache Flex
13 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (8.24%) XML
14 7 (8.24%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (63.53%) MVC
3 27 (31.76%) Scrum
4 25 (29.41%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) Kanban
4 25 (29.41%) BDD
4 25 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 17 (20.00%) CRM
6 13 (15.29%) SOA
7 12 (14.12%) Change Control
8 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.94%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (12.94%) OO
9 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Project Management
11 7 (8.24%) Migration
11 7 (8.24%) Time Management
11 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.24%) ITIL
11 7 (8.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (87.06%) C#
2 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 35 (41.18%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) T-SQL
5 19 (22.35%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.88%) VB6
6 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (2.35%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (67.06%) MCSD
3 51 (60.00%) MCTS
4 37 (43.53%) MCP
5 33 (38.82%) Degree
6 16 (18.82%) MCPD
7 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
9 11 (12.94%) HND
10 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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