Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1081 1140 1141
Rank change year-on-year +59 +1 +89
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 17 66 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.048% 0.16% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 16 65 34
UK median annual salary £58,500 £70,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.43% +211.11% -43.75%
10th Percentile £33,669 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £51,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £39,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +47.17% -20.50% +25.00%

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 35,619 40,562 42,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.71% 23.62% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25,461 30,751 33,049
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -2.35%

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for MCAD in the UK

MCAD
Top 4 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 21 May 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 +38 9 £58,500 -16.43%
UK excluding London +76 7 £58,500 +47.17%
Scotland - 7 £58,500 -
London +38 6 £42,625 -39.11%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 17 (100.00%) MCSD
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (100.00%) MCTS
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 12 (70.59%) QA
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (70.59%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (52.94%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
4 9 (52.94%) Moq
4 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) OOD
4 9 (52.94%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) NUnit
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Core

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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (52.94%) Moq
2 9 (52.94%) NUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
1 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
1 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Core
3 3 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Collaborative Working
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (52.94%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) OOD
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Line Management
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) Robotic Process Automation
4 6 (35.29%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (29.41%) Content Management
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Content Management
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) MCSD
1 17 (100.00%) MCTS
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft