The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 - 241
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.044% - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £42,000 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1490 1346 1547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.06% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing MCPD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in the North West

MCPD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MCPD in the North West

MCPD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCPD in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCPD in the North West

MCPD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £42,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
MCPD
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

MCPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ADO
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Parallel Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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