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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 243 231 247
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing MBA 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Average salary £44,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
1704 1570 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 22.92% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1333 1593
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 -5 5 £44,000 +3.52%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester -10 1 £44,000 -18.13%
Lancashire -10 1 £45,000 -37.93%
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 7 (58.33%) PMI
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) CSQA
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (25.00%) Local Government
6 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (16.67%) CITP
7 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) PMI
2 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerHouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CSQA
3 2 (16.67%) CITP
3 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) ACCA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP