The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 875 912
Rank change year-on-year +32 +37  
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 23 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 41
Median salary £22,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.61% -5.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.24% +11.25%  

MCAD 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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20582 24543 28068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.57% 26.53% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16116 20102 22447
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for MCAD in England

MCAD
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MCAD in England

MCAD
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCAD in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCAD in England

MCAD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 21 £22,500 -
North West - 2 £43,500 - 1
MCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCAD 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 England region with a requirement for MCAD.

1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (94.87%) .NET
4 36 (92.31%) C#
4 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
4 36 (92.31%) MCSD
4 36 (92.31%) Degree
5 35 (89.74%) .NET Framework
6 34 (87.18%) ASP.NET
7 29 (74.36%) Scrum
8 28 (71.79%) MVC
8 28 (71.79%) MCTS
8 28 (71.79%) Web Application Development
9 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (69.23%) MCP
10 26 (66.67%) NHibernate
10 26 (66.67%) TDD
10 26 (66.67%) NUnit
10 26 (66.67%) Games
10 26 (66.67%) BDD
10 26 (66.67%) LINQ
10 26 (66.67%) Kanban
10 26 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (66.67%) Moq
10 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 12 (30.77%) HTML
13 11 (28.21%) CSS
14 10 (25.64%) JavaScript

MCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Moq
1 26 (66.67%) NUnit
1 26 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) .NET Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Games Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Graduate
3 26 (66.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Graduate Games Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Junior
3 26 (66.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Junior Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Junior Games Developer
4 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 35 (89.74%) .NET Framework
3 34 (87.18%) ASP.NET
4 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (66.67%) LINQ
5 26 (66.67%) NHibernate
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 10 (25.64%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) XSLT
9 7 (17.95%) DHTML
9 7 (17.95%) Middleware
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) jQuery
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 2 (5.13%) XSL
12 1 (2.56%) ADO
12 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) Scrum
3 28 (71.79%) MVC
3 28 (71.79%) Web Application Development
4 26 (66.67%) BDD
4 26 (66.67%) Kanban
4 26 (66.67%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) B2B
6 7 (17.95%) EAI
7 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) Content Management
9 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Parallel Computing
9 2 (5.13%) Records Management
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (92.31%) Degree
2 36 (92.31%) MCSD
3 28 (71.79%) MCTS
4 27 (69.23%) MCP
5 8 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (10.26%) MCPD
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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