The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 226 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.056% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +6.42%
MCPD
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
1719 1388 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.71% 26.07% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1081 1050
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCPD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the West Midlands region.

MCPD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MCPD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 13 £46,000 -8.00%
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) MCTS
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (94.44%) XPath
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) XSLT
2 17 (94.44%) OO
2 17 (94.44%) SOA
2 17 (94.44%) RDBMS
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) T-SQL
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) Release Management
2 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 17 (94.44%) Mentoring
2 17 (94.44%) Coaching
3 16 (88.89%) Wealth Management
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) RDBMS
2 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 16 (88.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (88.89%) C# Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Senior Developer
3 15 (83.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (83.33%) C# Software Developer
4 14 (77.78%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (77.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 14 (77.78%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (72.22%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 13 (72.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (72.22%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (72.22%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 13 (72.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Coaching
1 17 (94.44%) Mentoring
1 17 (94.44%) OO
1 17 (94.44%) Release Management
1 17 (94.44%) SOA
2 16 (88.89%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) T-SQL
2 17 (94.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft