The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 617 652
Rank change year-on-year +26 +35  
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 21 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.067% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 17
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £143,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8433 9744 11451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.01% 24.33% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13104 16607 17956
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MCAD in London

MCAD
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MCAD in London

MCAD
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCAD in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCAD in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for MCAD.

1 36 (100.00%) MCSD
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 34 (94.44%) C#
2 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (94.44%) .NET Framework
2 34 (94.44%) Degree
3 28 (77.78%) MCTS
3 28 (77.78%) Scrum
4 27 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (75.00%) MVC
4 27 (75.00%) MCP
5 26 (72.22%) Games
5 26 (72.22%) LINQ
5 26 (72.22%) Kanban
5 26 (72.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (72.22%) Moq
5 26 (72.22%) BDD
5 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
5 26 (72.22%) TDD
5 26 (72.22%) NUnit
5 26 (72.22%) NHibernate
5 26 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.78%) XSLT
7 9 (25.00%) CSS

MCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Moq
1 26 (72.22%) NUnit
1 26 (72.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (72.22%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) .NET Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Games Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Graduate
2 26 (72.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Graduate Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Graduate Games Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Junior
2 26 (72.22%) Junior .NET Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Junior Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Junior Games Developer
3 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
1 34 (94.44%) .NET Framework
1 34 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 27 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 26 (72.22%) LINQ
3 26 (72.22%) NHibernate
4 10 (27.78%) HTML
4 10 (27.78%) XSLT
5 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) XML
7 7 (19.44%) DHTML
7 7 (19.44%) Middleware
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) Scrum
3 27 (75.00%) MVC
4 26 (72.22%) BDD
4 26 (72.22%) Kanban
4 26 (72.22%) TDD
4 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
5 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (22.22%) Web Development
6 7 (19.44%) B2B
6 7 (19.44%) EAI
7 6 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Records Management
9 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) MCSD
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (94.44%) Degree
3 28 (77.78%) MCTS
4 27 (75.00%) MCP
5 8 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.56%) MCPD
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle