The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 218 137 174
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 6 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 1.16% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 3.96% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 62 35
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1554 1565 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.92% 29.20% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1347 1110
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCAD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the West Midlands region.

MCAD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MCAD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -4 5 £38,000 +8.57%
Birmingham -27 1 - -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) MCSD
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) Summit
4 7 (70.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (70.00%) Workflow
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Netezza
4 7 (70.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 7 (70.00%) OLAP
4 7 (70.00%) Business Objects
4 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (70.00%) ETL
4 7 (70.00%) ATM
4 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) XML

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Summit
1 7 (70.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) ATM
1 7 (70.00%) Intranet
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 7 (70.00%) OLAP
2 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Developer Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (10.00%) Spring.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (10.00%) Ninject
5 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Quality Management
3 7 (70.00%) Workflow
3 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Change Data Capture
3 7 (70.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSD
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCPD
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Netezza
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Business Objects
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Typemock