Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 329 326
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.071% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £55,000 £52,375
England median annual salary £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -24.55% +22.22% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2377 2985 2753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.54% 26.39% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1829 2184 2188
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MCPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in the West Midlands

MCPD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCPD in the West Midlands

MCPD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Shropshire -1 4 £47,500 +5.56%
MCPD
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) Degree

MCPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification