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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 208 157 148
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 5 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.88% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 3.14% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 49 44
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
1495 1559 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.72% 28.00% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1333 1106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCAD
England

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 31 July 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 +14 5 £38,000 +8.57%
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCSD
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) Netezza
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Summit
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) OLAP
3 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) Intranet
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) Cognos
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Summit
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Query Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (71.43%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (14.29%) Ninject
4 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCSD
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Netezza
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Typemock