The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK
Rank 856 911 900
Rank change year-on-year +55 -11  
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 9 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.043% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 53
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -11.68%  

MCPD 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20804 28457 28919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.80% 27.81% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16398 22800 22703
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MCPD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in the UK

MCPD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MCPD in the UK

MCPD
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +88 9 £40,000 +17.64% 3
London +73 6 - - 1
City of London - 6 - -
South West +2 2 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Salisbury - 2 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +18 1 £30,000 -51.21%
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Stafford - 1 £30,000 -

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCPD.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) MCTS
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) CRM
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (40.00%) CMS
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (33.33%) WinForms
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) XSLT
8 5 (33.33%) MCP
9 4 (26.67%) MCSD
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) Migration

MCPD
Top Related 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) WinForms
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Fintech
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Records Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCTS
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 4 (26.67%) MCSD
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
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