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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK
Rank 854 915 886
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 8 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.036% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 62
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £34,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -10.38%

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
20760 28585 29025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.72% 27.91% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16426 22892 23133
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 within the UK.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCPD
Top 6 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +52 8 £41,500 +22.05% 1
London +68 7 £53,000 -33.75% 1
City of London - 6 - -
West Midlands +13 1 £30,000 -51.21%
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Stafford - 1 £30,000 -

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) MCTS
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (46.67%) XML
6 7 (46.67%) MCP
6 7 (46.67%) CRM
6 7 (46.67%) WinForms
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (40.00%) WCF
7 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 6 (40.00%) CMS
7 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) XSLT
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) MCSD
9 4 (26.67%) Windows

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 6 (40.00%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) WinForms
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Fintech
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) CRM
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) Records Management
8 1 (6.67%) API Development
8 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 9 (60.00%) MCTS
4 7 (46.67%) MCP
5 4 (26.67%) MCSD
6 3 (20.00%) MCAD
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
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