The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 893 933 927
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 17 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £36,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
24802 29895 30684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19900 24117 23949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCPD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD within the UK.

MCPD Salary Trend in the UK

MCPD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCPD
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +28 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +54 4 £58,750 +11.90%
West Midlands -7 4 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Warwick - 4 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +46 1 £47,500 -9.52%
North West -7 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Manchester -7 1 £32,500 -27.77%

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
3 32 (74.42%) C#
4 31 (72.09%) MCTS
5 28 (65.12%) SQL
6 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
7 24 (55.81%) MCAD
7 24 (55.81%) MCSD
8 23 (53.49%) .NET
9 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (51.16%) Scrum
10 21 (48.84%) HTML
11 20 (46.51%) OO
12 19 (44.19%) Degree
12 19 (44.19%) CSS
13 18 (41.86%) XSLT
14 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
15 14 (32.56%) XML
15 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
16 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
17 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
17 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
18 11 (25.58%) OOD
18 11 (25.58%) Web Services
18 11 (25.58%) Migration
18 11 (25.58%) TDD
18 11 (25.58%) Release Management
19 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
19 10 (23.26%) Physics
19 10 (23.26%) JIRA

MCPD
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 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark
2 10 (23.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (20.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.98%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) InfoPath
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) ReMetrica
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
1 10 (23.26%) TeamCity
1 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) C# Developer
3 14 (32.56%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
5 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Developer
6 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
6 9 (20.93%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (18.60%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (18.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) HTML
3 19 (44.19%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) XSLT
5 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
6 14 (32.56%) XML
7 11 (25.58%) Web Services
8 10 (23.26%) HTML5
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (13.95%) WCF
11 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.30%) WinForms
12 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.33%) COM
12 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
12 1 (2.33%) REST
12 1 (2.33%) SOAP
12 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
2 10 (23.26%) Physics
2 10 (23.26%) Reinsurance
3 9 (20.93%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (51.16%) Scrum
2 20 (46.51%) OO
3 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
4 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 11 (25.58%) OOD
4 11 (25.58%) Release Management
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.26%) Machine Learning
5 10 (23.26%) MVVM
5 10 (23.26%) SOA
6 9 (20.93%) Coaching
6 9 (20.93%) Content Management
6 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Content Management
6 9 (20.93%) Records Management
6 9 (20.93%) Wealth Management
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Python
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 9 (20.93%) XPath
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (72.09%) MCTS
3 24 (55.81%) MCAD
3 24 (55.81%) MCSD
4 19 (44.19%) Degree
5 10 (23.26%) MCP
6 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.33%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Actian
3 4 (9.30%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Apigee
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) Mashery
5 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago