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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 870 922 933
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 7 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.034% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 34
Median salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £54,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -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
23430 29057 32036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.80% 27.36% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18517 23011 25688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 7 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 5 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 +53 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Leeds - 4 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands -12 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Telford - 2 £45,000 -

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 18 (64.29%) MCTS
5 17 (60.71%) C#
6 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) CSS
7 15 (53.57%) .NET
7 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
7 15 (53.57%) XSLT
8 13 (46.43%) XML
8 13 (46.43%) MCAD
8 13 (46.43%) MCSD
8 13 (46.43%) Migration
9 12 (42.86%) Scrum
9 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
9 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (35.71%) Release Management
10 10 (35.71%) HTML5
10 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (35.71%) OO
10 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
11 9 (32.14%) Records Management
11 9 (32.14%) Office 365
11 9 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (32.14%) User Experience
11 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
11 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
11 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared

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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Kentico
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.71%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C# Software Developer
2 9 (32.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) XSLT
4 13 (46.43%) XML
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (35.71%) HTML5
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.29%) WinForms
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.57%) REST
10 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.71%) Physics
4 3 (10.71%) Reinsurance
5 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 10 (35.71%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) Release Management
4 9 (32.14%) Content Management
4 9 (32.14%) Records Management
5 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) SOA
6 6 (21.43%) Coaching
6 6 (21.43%) Wealth Management
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) OOD
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) XPath
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) MCTS
3 13 (46.43%) MCAD
3 13 (46.43%) MCSD
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (10.71%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.57%) MCITP
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Actian
4 1 (3.57%) Apigee
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Facebook
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Intel
4 1 (3.57%) Mashery
4 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago