The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 199 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 2 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 1.00% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 3.48% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 51 28
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1307 1465 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.36% 28.76% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1195 969
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCAD
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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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +4 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) MCSD
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) MCTS
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) MCP
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Web Application Development
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) NUnit
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
5 7 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (58.33%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (50.00%) MonoRail
6 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (50.00%) Tandem
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (41.67%) Kanban
7 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (33.33%) RESTful
8 4 (33.33%) BDD
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 7 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (58.33%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (50.00%) MonoRail
5 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) Spring.NET
8 1 (8.33%) Ninject
8 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Web Application Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Kanban
3 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSD
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCTS
2 11 (91.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Typemock