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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 894 894 436
Rank change year-on-year
0 -458
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 41 43 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.040% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.15% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 638
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 19 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 11 February 2016. 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 +12 34 £40,000 -23.80% 1
London +9 18 £22,500 -
Birmingham -11 6 £40,000 -23.80%
West Midlands -22 6 £40,000 -23.80%
South East +14 4 £47,500 +15.15%
East Midlands +2 3 £21,000 -39.13%
Milton Keynes +2 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Leicester - 3 £21,000 -
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £21,000 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
York - 2 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +21 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Winchester +7 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (88.64%) MCSD
3 70 (79.55%) .NET
4 63 (71.59%) SQL Server
5 61 (69.32%) C#
6 59 (67.05%) MCTS
7 56 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (61.36%) ASP.NET
9 49 (55.68%) MVC
10 47 (53.41%) MCP
11 46 (52.27%) Scrum
11 46 (52.27%) .NET Framework
12 39 (44.32%) Degree
13 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
14 37 (42.05%) NUnit
15 36 (40.91%) TDD
15 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
16 35 (39.77%) CSS
16 35 (39.77%) HTML
16 35 (39.77%) LINQ
17 32 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
17 32 (36.36%) Moq
18 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (34.09%) HTML5
20 29 (32.95%) Kanban
20 29 (32.95%) Web Application Development
21 27 (30.68%) SQL
22 26 (29.55%) Games
22 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2014
22 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (17.05%) IIS
3 14 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.77%) InfoPath
3 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Kerberos
2 6 (6.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (71.59%) SQL Server
2 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 16 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.27%) OLAP
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (42.05%) NUnit
2 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
3 32 (36.36%) Moq
3 32 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.68%) MSTest
6 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (29.55%) Games
2 14 (15.91%) Automotive
3 7 (7.95%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (84.09%) Developer
2 46 (52.27%) .NET Developer
3 29 (32.95%) Junior
3 29 (32.95%) Junior Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Games Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Graduate
4 26 (29.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Graduate Games Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Junior Games Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Software Developer
5 23 (26.14%) C# Developer
6 21 (23.86%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (20.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (20.45%) SQL Developer
8 17 (19.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (17.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (15.91%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (79.55%) .NET
2 54 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 46 (52.27%) .NET Framework
4 35 (39.77%) CSS
4 35 (39.77%) HTML
4 35 (39.77%) LINQ
5 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (34.09%) HTML5
7 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (29.55%) NHibernate
8 23 (26.14%) Web Services
9 20 (22.73%) jQuery
10 19 (21.59%) XSLT
11 16 (18.18%) Ajax
11 16 (18.18%) CSS3
12 14 (15.91%) Classic ASP
12 14 (15.91%) WCF
13 10 (11.36%) WPF
14 8 (9.09%) WinForms
15 6 (6.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.68%) MVC
3 46 (52.27%) Scrum
4 36 (40.91%) TDD
5 29 (32.95%) Kanban
5 29 (32.95%) Web Application Development
6 26 (29.55%) BDD
7 17 (19.32%) SDLC
8 15 (17.05%) Web Development
9 13 (14.77%) Content Management
9 13 (14.77%) Information Management
9 13 (14.77%) Migration
9 13 (14.77%) Records Management
10 8 (9.09%) SOA
11 7 (7.95%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.82%) ITIL
12 6 (6.82%) PRINCE
12 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.59%) VB.NET
5 16 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.95%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Delphi
8 3 (3.41%) Java
8 3 (3.41%) Pascal
9 2 (2.27%) C
9 2 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (88.64%) MCSD
3 59 (67.05%) MCTS
4 47 (53.41%) MCP
5 39 (44.32%) Degree
6 16 (18.18%) MCPD
7 6 (6.82%) CGEIT
7 6 (6.82%) CISSP
7 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
7 6 (6.82%) PMP
8 3 (3.41%) MCSA
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Typemock
4 3 (3.41%) iManage
4 3 (3.41%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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