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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 224 -
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
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
1526 1498 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.11% 27.80% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1221 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,728 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft