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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 207 183 141
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 15 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.54% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 2.07% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 62
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +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
1550 1352 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.73% 25.84% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1142 1224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,532 £22,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 November 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
Birmingham -3 15 £47,500 +18.75%
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) MCSD
1 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) Ajax
2 15 (71.43%) MCTS
2 15 (71.43%) WCF
2 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (71.43%) Office 365
2 15 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 15 (71.43%) OO
2 15 (71.43%) CRM
2 15 (71.43%) IIS
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) MCP
3 14 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (71.43%) IIS
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) ATM
1 6 (28.57%) Intranet
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Query Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 6 (28.57%) OLAP
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) Ajax
2 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 15 (71.43%) WCF
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 15 (71.43%) OO
2 15 (71.43%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 6 (28.57%) Workflow
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (28.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) MCSD
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) MCTS
3 14 (66.67%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCPD
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Netezza
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos