The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 69 94
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.83% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.72% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Median salary - £34,000 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +74.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -11.68%  

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 149 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.80% 20.96% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 70 83 202
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

MCPD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MCPD in Dorset