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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 223 201 195
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 6 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.28% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 1.06% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
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
1450 1324 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.47% 26.17% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1124 929
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 12 February 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
(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
Birmingham -11 6 £40,000 -23.80%
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) MCP
1 16 (100.00%) MCSD
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (87.50%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) CSS3
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (87.50%) Web Development
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Automotive
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (87.50%) Kerberos
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) IIS
2 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (87.50%) Classic ASP

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Moq
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (87.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# Software Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Software Developer
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Developer
2 14 (87.50%) VB.NET Developer
2 14 (87.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) Classic ASP
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) CSS3
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (12.50%) Ninject
3 2 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (12.50%) Spring.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 14 (87.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 14 (87.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCP
1 16 (100.00%) MCSD
1 16 (100.00%) MCTS
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft