Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 54 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.42% 3.47% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.73% 14.12% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 11
Northampton median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.05% +20.29% +28.37%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,500 £20,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,000 £46,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -12.05% +23.88% +24.65%

MCP 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 Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 185 170 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 24.83% 24.60% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 130 143 168
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.27% +5.33%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Northampton

MCP
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Northampton

MCP
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Northampton over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MCP in Northampton

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) MCPD
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (94.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (77.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 10 (55.56%) NServiceBus
4 10 (55.56%) Sitefinity
4 10 (55.56%) SSDT
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) WinForms
6 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) GitHub
6 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
6 7 (38.89%) Kendo UI
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (38.89%) Microservices

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 10 (55.56%) NServiceBus
1 10 (55.56%) Sitefinity
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Octopus Deploy
1 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Applications Developer
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Applications Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Digital Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.56%) IT Support
8 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Application Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) Kendo UI
2 7 (38.89%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Microservices
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) SOLID
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) MCPD
3 6 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Sophos
2 1 (5.56%) VMware