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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK
Rank 827 893 918
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 19 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 38
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -19.04%

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
20790 28556 29424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.77% 27.94% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16419 22853 23437
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MCAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 19 £22,500 -41.93%
London +75 15 £22,500 -
South East +55 4 £56,250 +18.42%
Middlesex - 3 £57,500 -
Hampshire +20 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Fareham - 1 £25,000 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCAD.

1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (94.00%) .NET
3 46 (92.00%) MCSD
4 43 (86.00%) C#
5 34 (68.00%) Scrum
5 34 (68.00%) MCTS
6 33 (66.00%) .NET Framework
6 33 (66.00%) SQL Server
6 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
7 32 (64.00%) MCP
7 32 (64.00%) MVC
7 32 (64.00%) Degree
7 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (58.00%) TDD
9 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (54.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (54.00%) Moq
10 27 (54.00%) BDD
10 27 (54.00%) LINQ
10 27 (54.00%) Kanban
10 27 (54.00%) NUnit
10 27 (54.00%) NHibernate
10 27 (54.00%) Games
10 27 (54.00%) Web Application Development
10 27 (54.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
12 17 (34.00%) SQL
13 15 (30.00%) MS Excel

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (20.00%) SAS
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (54.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (20.00%) MS Access
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Moq
1 27 (54.00%) NUnit
1 27 (54.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (54.00%) Games
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Games Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Graduate
3 27 (54.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Graduate Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Graduate Games Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Junior
3 27 (54.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Junior Developer
3 27 (54.00%) Junior Games Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 10 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (94.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) .NET Framework
2 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 27 (54.00%) LINQ
4 27 (54.00%) NHibernate
5 10 (20.00%) COM+
6 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
7 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (8.00%) CSS3
9 3 (6.00%) HTML5
9 3 (6.00%) XSLT
10 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.00%) Sinatra
10 2 (4.00%) XML
11 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) VMS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Scrum
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (64.00%) MVC
3 29 (58.00%) TDD
4 27 (54.00%) BDD
4 27 (54.00%) Kanban
4 27 (54.00%) Web Application Development
5 10 (20.00%) Analytics
5 10 (20.00%) Business Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Content Management
7 4 (8.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.00%) SOA
9 2 (4.00%) Build Automation
9 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) Presales
9 2 (4.00%) SDLC
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C++
3 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.00%) VBA
4 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (92.00%) MCSD
3 34 (68.00%) MCTS
4 32 (64.00%) Degree
4 32 (64.00%) MCP
5 3 (6.00%) MCPD
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Alterian