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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 907 906 960
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +54
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 26 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.048% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.17% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 17 51 28
Median salary £137,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+223.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%

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
26169 29975 32649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21186 23766 25865
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 June 2016 within the UK.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCPD
Top 12 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 June 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 +3 22 £137,500 +223.52% 4
London +18 15 £137,500 +266.66% 3
West Midlands - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
City of London +62 4 £100,500 +243.58% 2
Warwick - 4 - -
Dorset +13 1 £34,000 +74.35%
South West -4 1 £34,000 -5.55%
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £34,000 -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (90.91%) C#
3 48 (87.27%) SQL
3 48 (87.27%) MCTS
4 46 (83.64%) SQL Server
5 40 (72.73%) .NET
6 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
7 34 (61.82%) T-SQL
8 31 (56.36%) Mentoring
9 30 (54.55%) OO
10 28 (50.91%) Degree
11 24 (43.64%) HTML
12 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
12 23 (41.82%) CSS
12 23 (41.82%) XSLT
13 21 (38.18%) XML
14 20 (36.36%) Web Services
14 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
14 20 (36.36%) RDBMS
14 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
15 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (34.55%) Coaching
15 19 (34.55%) SOA
15 19 (34.55%) MCAD
15 19 (34.55%) MCSD
15 19 (34.55%) XPath
15 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (34.55%) Release Management
16 18 (32.73%) Wealth Management
16 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (18.18%) Apache
1 10 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) SAP Business One
2 10 (18.18%) ReMetrica
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (83.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (21.82%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 11 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 29 (52.73%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
4 19 (34.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (30.91%) .NET Software Developer
6 17 (30.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (30.91%) Senior Developer
6 17 (30.91%) Software Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 15 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Cassandra Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) HTML
3 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.82%) CSS
3 23 (41.82%) XSLT
4 21 (38.18%) XML
5 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (23.64%) WCF
7 13 (23.64%) WinForms
8 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
8 12 (21.82%) COM
9 5 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (3.64%) WPF
11 1 (1.82%) AppFabric
11 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.82%) Caliburn.Micro
11 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.82%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (18.18%) Physics
3 10 (18.18%) Reinsurance
4 5 (9.09%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Mentoring
2 30 (54.55%) OO
3 19 (34.55%) Coaching
3 19 (34.55%) Release Management
3 19 (34.55%) SOA
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Wealth Management
5 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.00%) MVVM
7 10 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 10 (18.18%) OOD
8 5 (9.09%) CRM
9 4 (7.27%) Content Management
9 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Content Management
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Records Management
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 48 (87.27%) SQL
3 34 (61.82%) T-SQL
4 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 19 (34.55%) XPath
6 13 (23.64%) C++
6 13 (23.64%) VB
7 12 (21.82%) VB6
7 12 (21.82%) VC++
8 10 (18.18%) Python
8 10 (18.18%) Scala
9 3 (5.45%) PHP
10 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.82%) Delphi
11 1 (1.82%) Java
11 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (87.27%) MCTS
3 28 (50.91%) Degree
4 19 (34.55%) MCAD
4 19 (34.55%) MCSD
5 6 (10.91%) MCP
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) SAP
3 10 (18.18%) Actian
4 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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