The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 240 235 268
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Permanent jobs citing MBA 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £62,500 £28,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+119.29% -49.55%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
MBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1739 1597 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.23% 24.19% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1303 1629
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MBA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MBA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MBA across the North West region.

MBA Salary Trend in the North West

MBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MBA Salary Histogram in the North West

MBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £37,500 -
Merseyside +8 1 £80,000 +180.70%
Manchester - 1 - -
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing MBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MBA.

1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Information Management
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (21.05%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (21.05%) FMCG
7 4 (21.05%) IT Governance
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) Life Science
8 3 (15.79%) Psychology
8 3 (15.79%) Business Development
8 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
8 3 (15.79%) Statistics
8 3 (15.79%) Market Research
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing MBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Director
2 3 (15.79%) Research Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Planning Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) FMCG
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Life Science
3 3 (15.79%) Psychology
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (21.05%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (21.05%) IT Governance
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Business Development
5 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Market Research
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CITP
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP