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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 214 202
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
1467 1509 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.69% 27.67% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1248 1391
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCPD 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 MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA