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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 864 741 290
Rank change year-on-year
-123 -451
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 29 166 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.14% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.53% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 158 1011
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 11 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -123 29 £40,000 - 5
London -44 17 £22,500 -43.75%
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East of England -18 7 £40,000 - 1
South East +11 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire +3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +9 1 £40,000 +14.28%
York -2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
North Yorkshire -6 1 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -10 1 £36,000 -5.26% 1
Birmingham - 1 £36,000 - 1

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (87.18%) .NET
3 62 (79.49%) SQL Server
3 62 (79.49%) C#
4 61 (78.21%) ASP.NET
5 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (61.54%) MVC
6 48 (61.54%) MCSD
7 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
8 39 (50.00%) MCTS
9 38 (48.72%) .NET Framework
10 37 (47.44%) HTML
11 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (44.87%) LINQ
13 33 (42.31%) MCP
13 33 (42.31%) Degree
14 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
14 29 (37.18%) SQL
15 28 (35.90%) NUnit
16 27 (34.62%) CSS
17 26 (33.33%) Scrum
17 26 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (32.05%) Kanban
18 25 (32.05%) Rhino Mocks
18 25 (32.05%) Moq
18 25 (32.05%) BDD
18 25 (32.05%) Web Application Development
18 25 (32.05%) TDD
18 25 (32.05%) Games
18 25 (32.05%) NHibernate

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (15.38%) IIS
2 10 (12.82%) CMS
2 10 (12.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (8.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.85%) OLAP
8 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) NUnit
2 25 (32.05%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (32.05%) Moq
3 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.85%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (32.05%) Games
2 5 (6.41%) Automotive
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (79.49%) Developer
2 42 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Junior Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Junior
3 25 (32.05%) Graduate
4 13 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Web Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Programmer
9 7 (8.97%) Software Programmer
10 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (87.18%) .NET
2 61 (78.21%) ASP.NET
3 38 (48.72%) .NET Framework
4 37 (47.44%) HTML
5 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (44.87%) LINQ
7 27 (34.62%) CSS
8 25 (32.05%) NHibernate
9 22 (28.21%) jQuery
10 17 (21.79%) Ajax
11 16 (20.51%) HTML5
12 14 (17.95%) CSS3
13 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (11.54%) Apache Flex
14 7 (8.97%) XML
14 7 (8.97%) DHTML
15 6 (7.69%) XSLT
15 6 (7.69%) WCF
16 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) MVC
3 26 (33.33%) Scrum
4 25 (32.05%) TDD
4 25 (32.05%) Kanban
4 25 (32.05%) BDD
4 25 (32.05%) Web Application Development
5 14 (17.95%) Change Control
6 9 (11.54%) Data Management
6 9 (11.54%) SOA
7 8 (10.26%) Project Management
8 7 (8.97%) Migration
8 7 (8.97%) PLM
8 7 (8.97%) PDM
8 7 (8.97%) ERP
8 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 7 (8.97%) BPEL
8 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (79.49%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
4 17 (21.79%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.41%) VB
5 5 (6.41%) VB6
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (61.54%) MCSD
3 39 (50.00%) MCTS
4 33 (42.31%) Degree
4 33 (42.31%) MCP
5 11 (14.10%) HND
6 8 (10.26%) MCPD
6 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Impressive Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago