Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1076 1166 1196
Rank change year-on-year +90 +30 +61
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 96 24 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.013% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 19 66
England median annual salary £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.55% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £40,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £143,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.00% +11.11% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40542 46966 55485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.96% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31388 37952 44536
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MCPD in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCPD in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCPD in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 38 £47,000 - 1
Midlands +42 19 £41,500 -17.00% 1
East Midlands - 16 £37,250 - 1
South West - 16 £40,000 - 2
North of England +3 14 £37,500 -31.82%
North West -6 14 £37,500 +15.38%
London -3 9 £70,000 -49.09% 1
West Midlands -1 3 £47,500 -5.00%
MCPD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (86.46%) Microsoft
3 76 (79.17%) C#
3 76 (79.17%) .NET
4 72 (75.00%) HTML
5 70 (72.92%) ASP.NET
6 68 (70.83%) MVC
7 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (62.50%) HTML5
9 50 (52.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (50.00%) NServiceBus
10 48 (50.00%) Test Automation
10 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 48 (50.00%) MCP
10 48 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 48 (50.00%) Kendo UI
10 48 (50.00%) Microservices
10 48 (50.00%) SOLID
11 42 (43.75%) Entity Framework
12 36 (37.50%) SQL Server
13 35 (36.46%) CSS
14 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
15 32 (33.33%) Sitefinity
15 32 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
16 27 (28.13%) Web Development
16 27 (28.13%) ITIL
17 23 (23.96%) SharePoint
17 23 (23.96%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (21.88%) MCSD

MCPD
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 48 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 32 (33.33%) Sitefinity
3 23 (23.96%) SharePoint
3 23 (23.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Maximo
2 6 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) SSDT
3 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) Power BI
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
4 10 (10.42%) gulp
4 10 (10.42%) Jasmine
4 10 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (86.46%) Developer
2 59 (61.46%) Applications Developer
3 31 (32.29%) Senior Developer
4 28 (29.17%) Senior Applications Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Lead Developer
7 12 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (10.42%) Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) Service Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.29%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (79.17%) .NET
2 72 (75.00%) HTML
3 70 (72.92%) ASP.NET
4 60 (62.50%) HTML5
5 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 48 (50.00%) Kendo UI
6 42 (43.75%) Entity Framework
7 35 (36.46%) CSS
8 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (16.67%) Ajax
9 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 16 (16.67%) CSS3
9 16 (16.67%) REST
10 10 (10.42%) Swagger
10 10 (10.42%) XSLT
11 8 (8.33%) Web Services
12 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (6.25%) XML
13 5 (5.21%) Apache Flex
14 4 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Fintech
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.83%) MVC
2 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (52.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 48 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 48 (50.00%) Microservices
4 48 (50.00%) SOLID
4 48 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 27 (28.13%) ITIL
5 27 (28.13%) Web Development
6 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.46%) Open Source
7 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.46%) Service Management
7 11 (11.46%) SOA
7 11 (11.46%) Ticket Management
7 11 (11.46%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.46%) UML
8 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.42%) DevOps
8 10 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 76 (79.17%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.13%) VB
6 3 (3.13%) XPath
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (50.00%) MCP
3 21 (21.88%) MCSD
4 18 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 17 (17.71%) Degree
6 15 (15.63%) MCTS
7 11 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (11.46%) Master's Degree
8 9 (9.38%) MCAD
9 2 (2.08%) HND
9 2 (2.08%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 83 (86.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com