Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1069 1094 1182
Rank change year-on-year +25 +88 +31
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 59 92 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.054% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.22% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 20
England median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.05% -24.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £41,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £143,750
UK median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.05% -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 36,352 41,047 47,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.87% 24.21% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27,102 31,745 38,064
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,450 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Midlands +36 36 £36,500 -12.05%
East Midlands +24 28 £36,500 -2.01%
South West +2 16 £36,500 -8.75% 2
West Midlands +29 8 £32,500 -31.58%
South East -19 4 £24,750 -47.34%
London +50 2 £60,000 - 2
MCPD
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (94.92%) Microsoft
3 55 (93.22%) .NET
4 43 (72.88%) C#
5 41 (69.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
8 34 (57.63%) SQL
9 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
10 30 (50.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (47.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (47.46%) Test Automation
11 28 (47.46%) MCP
12 27 (45.76%) MVC
13 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
14 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
15 23 (38.98%) .NET Framework
15 23 (38.98%) Entity Framework
16 22 (37.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 21 (35.59%) WinForms
18 18 (30.51%) VB.NET
18 18 (30.51%) SSDT
18 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (28.81%) SharePoint
19 17 (28.81%) Finance
20 16 (27.12%) ITIL
20 16 (27.12%) Sitefinity
20 16 (27.12%) NServiceBus
21 15 (25.42%) REST
21 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013

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 17 (28.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (27.12%) NServiceBus
2 16 (27.12%) Sitefinity
3 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (22.03%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (11.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.34%) GitHub
3 4 (6.78%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SSDT
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 41 (69.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (47.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (22.03%) gulp
3 13 (22.03%) Jasmine
3 13 (22.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 30 (50.85%) Applications Developer
3 24 (40.68%) C# Developer
4 23 (38.98%) .NET Developer
5 15 (25.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (23.73%) Lead Developer
7 12 (20.34%) Lead .NET Developer
7 12 (20.34%) Lead C# Developer
7 12 (20.34%) SQL Developer
8 11 (18.64%) .NET Applications Developer
8 11 (18.64%) Digital Developer
8 11 (18.64%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (16.95%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
10 8 (13.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 3 (5.08%) C# Application Developer
13 3 (5.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 2 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (93.22%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.98%) .NET Framework
3 23 (38.98%) Entity Framework
4 21 (35.59%) WinForms
5 15 (25.42%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) REST
6 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (22.03%) HTML5
6 13 (22.03%) Swagger
7 11 (18.64%) Apache Flex
8 10 (16.95%) Kendo UI
8 10 (16.95%) WCF
9 9 (15.25%) Web Services
10 3 (5.08%) XML
11 2 (3.39%) SOAP
11 2 (3.39%) XSLT
12 1 (1.69%) Ajax
12 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 28 (47.46%) Test Automation
4 27 (45.76%) MVC
5 22 (37.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 16 (27.12%) ITIL
7 14 (23.73%) TDD
8 13 (22.03%) BDD
8 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (22.03%) DevOps
8 13 (22.03%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (18.64%) SOA
9 11 (18.64%) TOGAF
9 11 (18.64%) UML
10 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
10 10 (16.95%) Microservices
10 10 (16.95%) Scrum
10 10 (16.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) C#
2 34 (57.63%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Delphi
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) VB
6 2 (3.39%) XAML
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (47.46%) MCP
3 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
4 13 (22.03%) BC Cleared
4 13 (22.03%) DBS Check
4 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) MCSD
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.08%) MCTS
8 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.39%) MCAD
8 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 2 (3.39%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Xamarin