The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 256 310
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.064% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.27% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £100,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +243.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

MCPD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1286 1456 2520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.56% 23.16% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1291 2164
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MCPD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in the City of London

MCPD
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD in the City of London.

Salary trend for MCPD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows

MCPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft