The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 487 280 303
Rank change year-on-year
-207 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 544 1051 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 3.34% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 542 1038 1015
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

MCAD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Top 30 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -194 530 £40,000 - 41
London -77 279 £50,000 +25.00% 22
South East -153 80 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -37 49 £40,000 - 5
North West -89 45 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East of England -53 43 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +5 31 £40,000 - 2
Kent -8 29 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +15 26 £38,750 -3.12% 2
City of London +5 26 £56,250 +87.50% 2
Nottingham -9 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire -19 25 £40,000 +6.66%
South West -8 24 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Cheshire -5 23 £35,000 -
Warrington -15 23 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester -58 22 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Berkshire -31 19 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Milton Keynes -32 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -54 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Bracknell +26 13 £35,000 -
Bristol +7 13 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Bolton -9 13 £40,000 -
Derby - 13 £42,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 13 £42,500 - 1
Maidstone -16 12 £40,000 -
Surrey -55 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Caterham - 12 £45,000 -
Basildon +4 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Tunbridge Wells -12 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex -40 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1265 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1259 (99.53%) .NET
3 1243 (98.26%) MCSD
4 1230 (97.23%) C#
5 1210 (95.65%) MCP
6 1192 (94.23%) SQL Server
7 1154 (91.23%) MCTS
8 1137 (89.88%) ASP.NET
9 1130 (89.33%) TDD
10 1095 (86.56%) MVC
11 1081 (85.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1018 (80.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 952 (75.26%) WCF
14 946 (74.78%) Web Application Development
15 838 (66.25%) NUnit
16 817 (64.58%) Scrum
17 816 (64.51%) Rhino Mocks
18 766 (60.55%) Razor View Engine
19 738 (58.34%) SQL Server 2012
20 648 (51.23%) WPF
21 598 (47.27%) Castle Windsor
22 573 (45.30%) NHibernate
23 560 (44.27%) Kanban
24 510 (40.32%) Moq
25 450 (35.57%) BDD
26 445 (35.18%) Windows
27 425 (33.60%) WinForms
28 406 (32.09%) Dependency Injection
29 380 (30.04%) Microsoft
30 345 (27.27%) Ninject

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 95 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
2 89 (7.04%) Node.js
3 83 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 76 (6.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (1.90%) IIS
6 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.16%) Immediacy CMS
7 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.16%) DNN
7 2 (0.16%) CMS
7 2 (0.16%) Kentico
7 2 (0.16%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.079%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.079%) Windchill
6 1 (0.079%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 201 (15.89%) Internet
2 26 (2.06%) Broadband
3 8 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.079%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.079%) Intranet
4 1 (0.079%) Firewall
4 1 (0.079%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1192 (94.23%) SQL Server
2 738 (58.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (2.85%) NoSQL
4 31 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.47%) OLAP
11 3 (0.24%) MS Access
11 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.079%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 838 (66.25%) NUnit
2 816 (64.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 510 (40.32%) Moq
4 292 (23.08%) MSTest
5 289 (22.85%) Subversion
6 60 (4.74%) Git (software)
7 36 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.079%) Rational DOORS
General
1 238 (18.81%) Games
2 207 (16.36%) Finance
3 129 (10.20%) Banking
4 57 (4.51%) Retail
5 54 (4.27%) Music Industry
6 44 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 42 (3.32%) Advertising
8 26 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.50%) Marketing
10 3 (0.24%) Front Office
10 3 (0.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.079%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.079%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.079%) Military
Job Titles
1 1193 (94.31%) Developer
2 996 (78.74%) .NET Developer
3 253 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 195 (15.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 107 (8.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 87 (6.88%) Junior Developer
7 87 (6.88%) Junior .NET Developer
7 87 (6.88%) Graduate
7 87 (6.88%) Junior
8 78 (6.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 59 (4.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 59 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
10 51 (4.03%) Agile C# Developer
11 36 (2.85%) SQL Developer
12 26 (2.06%) WinForms Developer
13 21 (1.66%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (1.42%) BizTalk Developer
15 17 (1.34%) Team Leader
16 15 (1.19%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1259 (99.53%) .NET
2 1137 (89.88%) ASP.NET
3 1081 (85.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1018 (80.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 952 (75.26%) WCF
6 766 (60.55%) Razor View Engine
7 648 (51.23%) WPF
8 598 (47.27%) Castle Windsor
9 573 (45.30%) NHibernate
10 425 (33.60%) WinForms
11 345 (27.27%) Ninject
12 316 (24.98%) Unity DI Container
13 308 (24.35%) LINQ
14 306 (24.19%) MonoRail
15 303 (23.95%) Ajax
16 292 (23.08%) Spring.NET
17 263 (20.79%) .NET Framework
18 209 (16.52%) HTML
19 177 (13.99%) CSS
20 171 (13.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 304 (24.03%) Inversion of Control
2 108 (8.54%) Tandem
3 93 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
4 89 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 81 (6.40%) Client/Server
6 50 (3.95%) Social Network
7 42 (3.32%) Streaming Music
8 36 (2.85%) iPhone
8 36 (2.85%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.55%) DTV
11 4 (0.32%) Equities
12 1 (0.079%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 445 (35.18%) Windows
2 36 (2.85%) Android
3 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.079%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1130 (89.33%) TDD
2 1095 (86.56%) MVC
3 946 (74.78%) Web Application Development
4 817 (64.58%) Scrum
5 560 (44.27%) Kanban
6 450 (35.57%) BDD
7 406 (32.09%) Dependency Injection
8 336 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
9 327 (25.85%) OO
10 323 (25.53%) MVVM
11 182 (14.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 129 (10.20%) CQRS
13 106 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (7.91%) OOD
16 99 (7.83%) OOP
16 99 (7.83%) OOA/OOD
17 93 (7.35%) E-Commerce
18 36 (2.85%) Asset Management
18 36 (2.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1230 (97.23%) C#
2 195 (15.42%) JavaScript
3 154 (12.17%) VB.NET
4 128 (10.12%) SQL
5 121 (9.57%) VB
6 91 (7.19%) T-SQL
7 36 (2.85%) Ruby
8 27 (2.13%) C++
9 3 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.079%) Java
10 1 (0.079%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.079%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1265 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1243 (98.26%) MCSD
3 1210 (95.65%) MCP
4 1154 (91.23%) MCTS
5 122 (9.64%) Degree
6 7 (0.55%) MCPD
7 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.079%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.90%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 380 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.32%) Facebook
3 36 (2.85%) Google
4 13 (1.03%) Oracle
5 10 (0.79%) Sun
6 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.24%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.16%) Ektron
7 2 (0.16%) Progress
7 2 (0.16%) Alterian
7 2 (0.16%) Capita
8 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.079%) SAP
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe
8 1 (0.079%) Typemock
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