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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 897 923 957
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 26 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 39
Median salary £119,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+203.18% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £137,500 £45,450 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

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
27062 29394 32442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.50% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21827 23064 26045
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £66,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 25 £137,500 +250.31% 2
London +26 12 £137,500 +266.66% 1
Warwickshire +2 8 - -
West Midlands -9 8 - -
Warwick -17 7 - -
Dorset +10 4 £34,000 +74.35%
South West -3 4 £34,000 +22.52%
City of London - 4 £100,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 £34,000 -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (86.67%) C#
3 50 (83.33%) SQL
4 49 (81.67%) MCTS
5 47 (78.33%) SQL Server
6 45 (75.00%) .NET
7 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
8 36 (60.00%) T-SQL
9 32 (53.33%) Mentoring
10 30 (50.00%) Degree
11 28 (46.67%) OO
12 25 (41.67%) HTML
13 23 (38.33%) CSS
13 23 (38.33%) XSLT
14 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
15 21 (35.00%) XML
15 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
15 21 (35.00%) MCSD
16 20 (33.33%) Windows
17 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (31.67%) Web Services
17 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
17 19 (31.67%) Scrum
17 19 (31.67%) MCAD
17 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
18 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
18 18 (30.00%) RDBMS
19 17 (28.33%) SOA
19 17 (28.33%) XPath
19 17 (28.33%) SQL Server 2005

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 7 (11.67%) Apache
1 7 (11.67%) Apache Spark
1 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) SAP Business One
2 7 (11.67%) ReMetrica
3 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (78.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
3 18 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 17 (28.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (15.00%) JIRA
3 9 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 20 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 17 (28.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (28.33%) C# Software Developer
4 17 (28.33%) Software Developer
5 15 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) HTML
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
3 23 (38.33%) XSLT
4 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (35.00%) XML
5 19 (31.67%) Web Services
6 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (28.33%) WCF
7 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 16 (26.67%) WinForms
8 15 (25.00%) COM
9 7 (11.67%) HTML5
10 3 (5.00%) WPF
11 2 (3.33%) AppFabric
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.33%) Caliburn.Micro
11 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (3.33%) ZeroMQ
12 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.67%) Physics
3 7 (11.67%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Mentoring
2 28 (46.67%) OO
3 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Scrum
4 17 (28.33%) Coaching
4 17 (28.33%) Release Management
4 17 (28.33%) SOA
5 16 (26.67%) Wealth Management
6 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (18.33%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) MVVM
9 8 (13.33%) CRM
10 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning
10 7 (11.67%) OOD
10 7 (11.67%) OOP
11 6 (10.00%) Content Management
11 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 6 (10.00%) Records Management
12 5 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) C#
2 50 (83.33%) SQL
3 36 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.33%) XPath
6 16 (26.67%) C++
6 16 (26.67%) VB
7 15 (25.00%) VB6
7 15 (25.00%) VC++
8 7 (11.67%) Python
8 7 (11.67%) Scala
9 5 (8.33%) PHP
10 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.33%) XAML
12 1 (1.67%) Delphi
12 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (81.67%) MCTS
3 30 (50.00%) Degree
4 21 (35.00%) MCSD
5 19 (31.67%) MCAD
6 6 (10.00%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) Actian
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
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