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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 219 216
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.056% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
UK excluding London median salary - £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
1092 1318 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.91% 24.77% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 802 1037 1138
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Records Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Records Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD
2 2 (50.00%) MCSD
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft