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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 914 941
Rank change year-on-year +58 +27  
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 12 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 41
Median salary £41,000 £119,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -65.54% +197.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £137,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.58% -15.00%  

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 21226 26656 29848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 27.14% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16565 21479 23467
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCPD over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for MCPD in the UK

MCPD
Top 13 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 30 May 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 +47 12 £41,000 -70.18% 2
South West 0 5 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Salisbury - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +5 3 £47,500 -
Shrewsbury - 3 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £47,500 -
London +46 2 £42,500 -69.09%
North West - 2 £43,500 - 1
Preston - 1 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £42,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (85.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) Degree
6 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
8 8 (40.00%) MCTS
9 7 (35.00%) WinForms
9 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (30.00%) jQuery
10 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (30.00%) CRM
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (30.00%) CMS
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) Facilities Management

MCPD
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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (30.00%) CMS
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) WinForms
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) XSLT
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) XSL
10 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Fintech
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) MCTS
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) MCAD
6 3 (15.00%) MCP
6 3 (15.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
Salisbury, Wiltshire
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