The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
England / South East
Rank 394 452 450
Rank change year-on-year +58 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.050% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +26.66%  
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4111 6015 6519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3337 4861 4971
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MCAD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MCAD in the South East

MCAD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for MCAD.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) VMS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Sinatra
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VMS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSD
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft