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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 889 913 960
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +47
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 23 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 24
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £137,500 £56,500 £54,250
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
25759 30043 31847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.33% 27.45% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20904 24201 24641
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 2016 within the UK.

MCPD Salary Histogram in the UK

MCPD
Top 8 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 26 August 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 +21 15 £55,000 +22.22% 1
London +55 8 £103,750 +97.61% 1
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Warwick - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £55,000 -
City of London +58 1 £47,500 +15.15% 1
North West +9 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Manchester -2 1 £32,500 -27.77%

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (81.63%) MCTS
3 38 (77.55%) C#
4 35 (71.43%) SQL
5 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
6 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
7 28 (57.14%) .NET
8 26 (53.06%) OO
9 25 (51.02%) MCAD
9 25 (51.02%) MCSD
10 23 (46.94%) XSLT
10 23 (46.94%) CSS
10 23 (46.94%) HTML
10 23 (46.94%) Scrum
10 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (42.86%) Degree
11 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
12 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
13 18 (36.73%) Mentoring
14 17 (34.69%) XML
15 16 (32.65%) Web Services
16 15 (30.61%) SOA
16 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
17 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (28.57%) Coaching
17 14 (28.57%) XPath
17 14 (28.57%) Wealth Management
17 14 (28.57%) Release Management
17 14 (28.57%) RDBMS

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 11 (22.45%) Apache
1 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
1 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 10 (20.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Kentico
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) InfoPath
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) ReMetrica
2 4 (8.16%) SAP Business One
3 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 11 (22.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 11 (22.45%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (93.88%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) C# Developer
3 19 (38.78%) C# Software Developer
4 18 (36.73%) .NET Developer
5 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (30.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (28.57%) Senior Developer
7 13 (26.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (26.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
9 9 (18.37%) Agile Developer
9 9 (18.37%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) CSS
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
2 23 (46.94%) XSLT
3 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
4 17 (34.69%) XML
5 16 (32.65%) Web Services
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (18.37%) HTML5
8 6 (12.24%) WCF
9 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.20%) WinForms
10 4 (8.16%) COM
11 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.04%) REST
11 1 (2.04%) SOAP
11 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
2 11 (22.45%) Physics
2 11 (22.45%) Reinsurance
3 9 (18.37%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) OO
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Scrum
3 18 (36.73%) Mentoring
4 15 (30.61%) SOA
5 14 (28.57%) Coaching
5 14 (28.57%) Release Management
5 14 (28.57%) Wealth Management
6 12 (24.49%) OOD
6 12 (24.49%) TDD
7 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
7 11 (22.45%) MVVM
8 9 (18.37%) Content Management
8 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Content Management
8 9 (18.37%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) Records Management
9 5 (10.20%) CRM
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.57%) XPath
5 11 (22.45%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) Scala
6 4 (8.16%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) VB
6 4 (8.16%) VB6
6 4 (8.16%) VC++
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (81.63%) MCTS
3 25 (51.02%) MCAD
3 25 (51.02%) MCSD
4 21 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
6 8 (16.33%) MCP
7 3 (6.12%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.04%) MCITP
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Actian
3 4 (8.16%) EPiServer
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Apigee
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) Mashery
4 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum + 31 days holiday +++
Posted: 25 days ago