Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 990 1101 1107
Rank change year-on-year +111 +6 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 19 18 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.049% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 90
UK median annual salary £50,000 £58,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.53% +23.16% +111.11%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,404 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £58,500 £39,450
% change year-on-year -14.53% +48.29% +26.24%

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 26,807 36,595 41,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.34% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19,849 26,691 32,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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
Top 7 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 25 February 2020. 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 +117 19 £50,000 -16.67% 7
UK excluding London +90 13 £50,000 -14.53% 7
London +66 6 - -
South East - 6 - -
South West - 5 £50,000 - 3
North West - 2 - - 1
North of England - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (73.68%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
4 14 (73.68%) .NET Core
5 12 (63.16%) React
5 12 (63.16%) Vue.js
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
5 12 (63.16%) CSS3
5 12 (63.16%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
5 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (63.16%) MCP
5 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
5 12 (63.16%) SaaS
5 12 (63.16%) MCTS
5 12 (63.16%) MCPD
6 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
2 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Software Developer
3 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 12 (63.16%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Backend Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (73.68%) .NET Core
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
5 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (63.16%) CSS3
5 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
5 12 (63.16%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (63.16%) React
5 12 (63.16%) Vue.js
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Biometrics
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCP
2 12 (63.16%) MCPD
2 12 (63.16%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft