The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 630 661
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31  
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 3 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.038% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 13
Median salary £50,000 £137,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -63.63% +266.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £100,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £143,750 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £33,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.33% -21.76%  

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 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 8430 9708 11604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 22.98% 24.30% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13068 16527 18177
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%  

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in London

MCPD
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MCPD in London

MCPD
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCPD in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCPD in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 London region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 6 (66.67%) CMS
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) WinForms
6 4 (44.44%) Fintech
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (33.33%) User Experience
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Ajax
7 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) MVC

MCPD
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 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Fintech
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) MCAD
5 2 (22.22%) MCSD
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft