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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 213 190 156
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 6 2 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.041% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.16% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 50
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1386 1286 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.07% 26.18% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1027 1211
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 2015. 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 - 6 £52,500 -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) IIS
1 20 (100.00%) MCSD
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) CRM
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) MCTS
1 20 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (95.00%) Office 365
2 19 (95.00%) Ajax
2 19 (95.00%) MCP
2 19 (95.00%) OOA/OOD
2 19 (95.00%) OO
2 19 (95.00%) SQL

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) IIS
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 20 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (95.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
2 19 (95.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) CRM
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) OOA/OOD
2 19 (95.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCSD
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) MCTS
2 19 (95.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCPD
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft