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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 853 924 944
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 28 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 47
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%

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
23206 29205 31681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.83% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18306 23164 25395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,160
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 13 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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +59 28 £27,500 -26.66% 4
London +36 15 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
South East +65 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds - 2 £30,000 -
Telford - 2 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £68,750 - 1
Hampshire +6 1 £25,000 -34.21%
Birmingham -16 1 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Fareham - 1 £25,000 -

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (95.77%) MCSD
3 59 (83.10%) C#
3 59 (83.10%) .NET
4 51 (71.83%) MCTS
5 49 (69.01%) SQL Server
6 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (66.20%) Degree
7 46 (64.79%) ASP.NET
7 46 (64.79%) MVC
8 45 (63.38%) .NET Framework
9 43 (60.56%) Scrum
10 40 (56.34%) MCP
11 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
12 33 (46.48%) TDD
13 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (42.25%) Moq
14 30 (42.25%) NUnit
14 30 (42.25%) NHibernate
15 28 (39.44%) LINQ
15 28 (39.44%) Kanban
15 28 (39.44%) Rhino Mocks
15 28 (39.44%) BDD
15 28 (39.44%) Web Application Development
16 27 (38.03%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 27 (38.03%) Games
16 27 (38.03%) SQL
17 25 (35.21%) CSS
18 23 (32.39%) HTML

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 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
3 10 (14.08%) SAS
4 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (11.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (11.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.23%) Apache
6 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.23%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) Kentico
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) Skype
1 1 (1.41%) SSL
1 1 (1.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (69.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (38.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) MS Access
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Moq
1 30 (42.25%) NUnit
2 28 (39.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 27 (38.03%) Games
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 10 (14.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 45 (63.38%) .NET Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Games Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Graduate
3 27 (38.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Graduate Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Graduate Games Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Junior
3 27 (38.03%) Junior .NET Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Junior Developer
3 27 (38.03%) Junior Games Developer
4 22 (30.99%) C# Developer
5 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (25.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (25.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (23.94%) SQL Developer
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (16.90%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
9 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (83.10%) .NET
2 46 (64.79%) ASP.NET
3 45 (63.38%) .NET Framework
4 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (42.25%) NHibernate
6 28 (39.44%) LINQ
7 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (35.21%) CSS
9 23 (32.39%) HTML
10 17 (23.94%) Web Services
11 14 (19.72%) jQuery
12 12 (16.90%) Ajax
13 10 (14.08%) COM+
13 10 (14.08%) CSS3
14 9 (12.68%) HTML5
15 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
15 8 (11.27%) XSLT
16 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
16 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (7.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) Physics
4 3 (4.23%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (64.79%) MVC
3 43 (60.56%) Scrum
4 33 (46.48%) TDD
5 28 (39.44%) BDD
5 28 (39.44%) Kanban
5 28 (39.44%) Web Application Development
6 16 (22.54%) Web Development
7 11 (15.49%) OO
8 10 (14.08%) Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) Business Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) Content Management
8 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.27%) Records Management
9 8 (11.27%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) SOA
10 7 (9.86%) Front End Development
10 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (83.10%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.08%) C++
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.08%) VBA
6 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.23%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (95.77%) MCSD
3 51 (71.83%) MCTS
4 47 (66.20%) Degree
5 40 (56.34%) MCP
6 13 (18.31%) MCPD
7 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Alterian
3 3 (4.23%) Actian
4 1 (1.41%) Apigee
4 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.41%) Mashery
4 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby
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Salary: 35000-48000 Per Annum 35-48K + Pension + 25 days Holidays + Flexitime
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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