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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 848 350 250
Rank change year-on-year
-498 -100
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 49 815 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.74% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 2.75% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 811 1284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 24 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 19 December 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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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 -477 48 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Leeds +9 17 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham +5 17 £47,500 +18.75%
West Yorkshire -6 17 £47,500 +52.00%
West Midlands -6 17 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire -23 17 £47,500 +35.71%
London -233 17 £22,500 -46.42% 2
South East -189 9 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -26 5 £34,500 -13.75%
Northamptonshire - 5 £34,500 -
Towcester - 5 £34,500 -
Hampshire -48 4 £40,000 +17.64%
Winchester +3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £45,000 -11.33%
Milton Keynes -3 2 £45,000 -11.33%
Merseyside +11 1 £52,500 +31.25%
North East -18 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear -21 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Surrey -31 1 £45,000 -
North West -69 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £52,500 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (91.89%) .NET
3 126 (85.14%) MCSD
4 124 (83.78%) C#
5 120 (81.08%) SQL Server
6 114 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (76.35%) ASP.NET
8 107 (72.30%) MCTS
9 100 (67.57%) MCP
10 84 (56.76%) Microsoft
11 77 (52.03%) NUnit
12 76 (51.35%) TDD
12 76 (51.35%) MVC
13 75 (50.68%) Scrum
13 75 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (47.30%) .NET Framework
15 67 (45.27%) WCF
15 67 (45.27%) Kanban
15 67 (45.27%) Rhino Mocks
15 67 (45.27%) Moq
16 65 (43.92%) Windows
17 64 (43.24%) Web Application Development
18 48 (32.43%) HTML
19 47 (31.76%) BDD
20 45 (30.41%) SQL
20 45 (30.41%) Degree
21 43 (29.05%) SharePoint
22 42 (28.38%) NHibernate
22 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
23 38 (25.68%) Razor View Engine

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (29.05%) SharePoint
2 31 (20.95%) IIS
3 27 (18.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (12.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (3.38%) Summit
2 5 (3.38%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.68%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 5 (3.38%) ATM
2 5 (3.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) GPRS
3 1 (0.68%) SMTP
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (18.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.73%) OLAP
7 5 (3.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (3.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (3.38%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (52.03%) NUnit
2 67 (45.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 67 (45.27%) Moq
3 31 (20.95%) MSTest
4 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
5 14 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (3.38%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (18.92%) Games
2 13 (8.78%) Law
3 8 (5.41%) Music Industry
4 5 (3.38%) Electronics
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.03%) Finance
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (87.16%) Developer
2 81 (54.73%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.57%) Graduate
3 26 (17.57%) Junior
3 26 (17.57%) Junior Developer
3 26 (17.57%) Junior .NET Developer
4 24 (16.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 22 (14.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (14.86%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Applications Manager
7 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (7.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Support Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Applications Support Manager
8 6 (4.05%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (4.05%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (91.89%) .NET
2 113 (76.35%) ASP.NET
3 75 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (47.30%) .NET Framework
5 67 (45.27%) WCF
6 48 (32.43%) HTML
7 42 (28.38%) NHibernate
8 38 (25.68%) Razor View Engine
8 38 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 35 (23.65%) Ajax
10 34 (22.97%) CSS
11 29 (19.59%) LINQ
12 28 (18.92%) WPF
12 28 (18.92%) WinForms
13 26 (17.57%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (16.89%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (16.89%) Ninject
14 25 (16.89%) Spring.NET
15 20 (13.51%) XML
16 17 (11.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.76%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.41%) Streaming Music
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.70%) NHS
7 2 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.92%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) TDD
2 76 (51.35%) MVC
3 75 (50.68%) Scrum
4 67 (45.27%) Kanban
5 64 (43.24%) Web Application Development
6 47 (31.76%) BDD
7 35 (23.65%) OO
8 28 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
8 28 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (18.24%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (16.89%) MVVM
11 24 (16.22%) CRM
12 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.11%) ITIL
14 11 (7.43%) Project Management
14 11 (7.43%) SOA
14 11 (7.43%) Change Control
15 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (83.78%) C#
2 45 (30.41%) SQL
3 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.30%) T-SQL
5 21 (14.19%) VB.NET
6 17 (11.49%) VB
7 10 (6.76%) C
8 9 (6.08%) VB6
9 5 (3.38%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.38%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (85.14%) MCSD
3 107 (72.30%) MCTS
4 100 (67.57%) MCP
5 45 (30.41%) Degree
6 15 (10.14%) MCPD
7 13 (8.78%) MCDBA
8 11 (7.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.03%) MCSE
11 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 84 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.38%) Cognos
3 5 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.38%) Northgate
3 5 (3.38%) Netezza
4 1 (0.68%) CyberSource
4 1 (0.68%) LexisNexis
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