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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 637 633
Rank change year-on-year +75 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 15 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 26
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +43.75% -23.80%  

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 8000 10863 11134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.72% 25.76% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6480 9005 9067
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCAD in London

MCAD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (100.00%) MCSD
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (96.67%) .NET Framework
3 28 (93.33%) Degree
4 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (90.00%) MCTS
4 27 (90.00%) MCP
4 27 (90.00%) MVC
4 27 (90.00%) Scrum
5 26 (86.67%) Games
5 26 (86.67%) NHibernate
5 26 (86.67%) TDD
5 26 (86.67%) NUnit
5 26 (86.67%) Kanban
5 26 (86.67%) LINQ
5 26 (86.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (86.67%) Moq
5 26 (86.67%) BDD
5 26 (86.67%) Web Application Development
5 26 (86.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) Windows

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 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (86.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Moq
1 26 (86.67%) NUnit
1 26 (86.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (86.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Games Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Graduate
3 26 (86.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Graduate Games Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Junior
3 26 (86.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Junior Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Junior Games Developer
4 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
1 29 (96.67%) .NET Framework
1 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 26 (86.67%) LINQ
3 26 (86.67%) NHibernate
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) DHTML
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.33%) Code First Entity Framework
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
6 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 27 (90.00%) Scrum
3 26 (86.67%) BDD
3 26 (86.67%) Kanban
3 26 (86.67%) TDD
3 26 (86.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) B2B
5 2 (6.67%) EAI
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Full Text Search
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) UML
6 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) MCSD
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (93.33%) Degree
3 27 (90.00%) MCP
3 27 (90.00%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft