Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1134 1143 1209
Rank change year-on-year +9 +66 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 49 42 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 64
UK median annual salary £70,000 £22,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +211.11% -37.50% -16.28%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.09% +8.75% -23.81%

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 40,865 42,906 55,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.89% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,798 33,578 44,446
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 +3 49 £70,000 +211.11% 3
London +2 48 £70,000 +211.11% 1
North of England +18 1 £36,500 -16.09% 1
North West -5 1 £36,500 -16.09% 1
UK excluding London -14 1 £36,500 -16.09% 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (97.96%) MCSD
3 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
3 41 (83.67%) HTML
4 40 (81.63%) XSLT
5 35 (71.43%) CSS
6 29 (59.18%) C#
6 29 (59.18%) .NET
7 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
7 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
7 27 (55.10%) Scrum
7 27 (55.10%) Degree
7 27 (55.10%) HTML5
8 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
8 26 (53.06%) MCTS
9 22 (44.90%) MCPD
10 21 (42.86%) Web Development
10 21 (42.86%) Visual Studio
10 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 21 (42.86%) Windows
11 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
11 20 (40.82%) XML
11 20 (40.82%) InfoPath
11 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
11 20 (40.82%) Migration
11 20 (40.82%) Content Management
11 20 (40.82%) Office 365
11 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (40.82%) User Experience

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 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
1 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Office 365
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Moq
2 6 (12.24%) NUnit
2 6 (12.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (28.57%) BizTalk Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Consultant
4 11 (22.45%) SharePoint Consultant
5 10 (20.41%) Azure Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Office 365 Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
7 8 (16.33%) User Experience Consultant
7 8 (16.33%) UX Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Games Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Graduate
8 6 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Junior
8 6 (12.24%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Junior Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Junior Games Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (83.67%) HTML
2 40 (81.63%) XSLT
3 35 (71.43%) CSS
4 29 (59.18%) .NET
5 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
5 27 (55.10%) HTML5
6 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
7 20 (40.82%) XML
8 14 (28.57%) DHTML
8 14 (28.57%) Middleware
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 7 (14.29%) jQuery
11 7 (14.29%) LINQ
11 7 (14.29%) WCF
12 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
12 6 (12.24%) Classic ASP
12 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
12 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
1 20 (40.82%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) Web Development
4 20 (40.82%) Content Management
4 20 (40.82%) Migration
4 20 (40.82%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (40.82%) Records Management
4 20 (40.82%) Translating Business Requirements
5 14 (28.57%) B2B
5 14 (28.57%) EAI
6 13 (26.53%) MVC
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
8 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (97.96%) MCSD
3 27 (55.10%) Degree
4 26 (53.06%) MCTS
5 22 (44.90%) MCPD
6 20 (40.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (24.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) GDPR
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle