Period
to 18 July 2019

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 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1070 1105 1180
Rank change year-on-year +35 +75 +72
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 5 106 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.061% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.26% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 4 99 29
UK median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £31,150 £33,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £75,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +32.35%

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 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 35,186 41,521 44,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 23.78% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25,500 30,926 34,167
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,666 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.10% -

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MCPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for MCPD in the UK

MCPD
Top 2 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 6 months to 18 July 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 +5 4 £55,000 +37.50% 5
London +67 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT jobs citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Records Management
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT

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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Records Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft