Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1035 1136 1127
Rank change year-on-year +101 -9 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 19 6 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% 0.015% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 88
UK median annual salary £41,850 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.25% +26.32% +46.15%
10th Percentile £37,650 £55,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,850 - £40,000

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31,078 38,826 43,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.67% 23.74% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22,904 28,743 33,670
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,484 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MCAD in the UK

MCAD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MCAD in the UK

MCAD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCAD over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for MCAD in the UK

MCAD
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +122 18 £48,425 -19.29% 1
London +88 10 £41,175 -31.38%
UK excluding London +82 7 £41,850 - 1
South East +51 6 - -
Scotland - 1 £41,850 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT jobs citing MCAD 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 with a requirement for MCAD.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (100.00%) MCTS
2 17 (89.47%) MVC
2 17 (89.47%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (89.47%) .NET Framework
2 17 (89.47%) Entity Framework
2 17 (89.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 16 (84.21%) React
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (78.95%) .NET Core
5 14 (73.68%) HTML
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 14 (73.68%) MCPD
5 14 (73.68%) HTML5
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (63.16%) CSS3
6 12 (63.16%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (63.16%) SaaS
6 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
6 12 (63.16%) MCP
6 12 (63.16%) Vue.js
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 7 (36.84%) MCSD
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development

MCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) SaaS
2 5 (26.32%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) Relational Database
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Moq
1 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) C# Developer
2 16 (84.21%) C# Software Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
1 17 (89.47%) .NET Framework
1 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
1 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (89.47%) Entity Framework
2 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
2 16 (84.21%) React
3 15 (78.95%) .NET Core
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (63.16%) CSS3
5 12 (63.16%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (63.16%) Vue.js
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (26.32%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Microservices
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Records Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) MCTS
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCPD
3 12 (63.16%) MCP
4 7 (36.84%) MCSD
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft