The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 690 672 675
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing MBA 202 219 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 123 133 155
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30434 28618 33710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23814 23350 28241
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MBA within the UK.

MBA Salary Trend in the UK

MBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MBA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

MBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -49 175 £62,500 -7.40% 25
London -37 124 £62,500 -7.40% 11
City of London -10 22 £57,500 -14.81% 1
South East +3 20 £80,000 +28.00% 2
North West -2 9 £47,500 -32.14% 4
Yorkshire -38 9 £61,250 +18.93%
South Yorkshire - 8 £67,500 -
Barnsley - 7 - -
Hampshire -2 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Cheshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £49,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 - -
East of England -6 4 £82,500 - 4
Scotland -7 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Hillingdon - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £80,000 -
Surrey -8 3 £59,500 +147.91%
Edinburgh -18 3 £50,000 -
Chester - 3 £47,500 - 1
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
West Sussex - 3 £100,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £47,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £90,000 - 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 -
South West -13 2 £51,500 +8.42%
Weybridge - 2 £59,500 -
North East - 2 £102,750 - 1
Liverpool - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £90,000 - 4
Reading 0 1 - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 313 (69.56%) Degree
2 205 (45.56%) Finance
3 156 (34.67%) Project Management
4 140 (31.11%) Marketing
5 82 (18.22%) Business Development
6 80 (17.78%) Computer Science
7 76 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (16.67%) Analytics
9 72 (16.00%) Oracle
10 70 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 70 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 68 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (14.00%) Mentoring
13 61 (13.56%) PRINCE2
14 59 (13.11%) PMI Certification
15 51 (11.33%) ITIL
15 51 (11.33%) Coaching
16 49 (10.89%) Manufacturing
17 47 (10.44%) Retail
18 46 (10.22%) CRM
19 45 (10.00%) SAP
19 45 (10.00%) Service Delivery
20 44 (9.78%) MS Excel
21 42 (9.33%) Change Management
22 41 (9.11%) Telecoms
23 40 (8.89%) SAS
23 40 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
24 39 (8.67%) CA
24 39 (8.67%) Banking
24 39 (8.67%) Time Management

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 40 (8.89%) SAS
2 7 (1.56%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.89%) Apache
5 3 (0.67%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.67%) CMS
5 3 (0.67%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) WordPress
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) Node.js
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.22%) MS Office
3 20 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.11%) MS Project
5 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.67%) SPSS
7 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 28 (6.22%) Oracle Payables
2 28 (6.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 27 (6.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 25 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (4.67%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (4.22%) Oracle Assets
7 17 (3.78%) Oracle FAH
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (1.78%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (1.78%) SAP CRM
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.89%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 4 (0.89%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.56%) SaaS
2 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Joyent
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.44%) Internet
2 6 (1.33%) MPLS
3 5 (1.11%) Broadband
3 5 (1.11%) LAN
4 4 (0.89%) Wireless
4 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.67%) WAAS
5 3 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.67%) SSL
5 3 (0.67%) SNMP
5 3 (0.67%) VPN
5 3 (0.67%) WLAN
5 3 (0.67%) WAN
5 3 (0.67%) BGP
5 3 (0.67%) OSPF
5 3 (0.67%) WiMAX
5 3 (0.67%) VPLS
6 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (4.22%) QlikView
3 11 (2.44%) Big Data
4 9 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.33%) Spotfire
6 6 (1.33%) MySQL
6 6 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.11%) MarkLogic
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.67%) DB2
10 2 (0.44%) Essbase
10 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.89%) Subversion
2 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.67%) MSTest
3 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.44%) Juju
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Xcode
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) Firebug
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 205 (45.56%) Finance
2 140 (31.11%) Marketing
3 49 (10.89%) Manufacturing
4 47 (10.44%) Retail
5 41 (9.11%) Telecoms
6 39 (8.67%) Banking
7 38 (8.44%) French Language
8 28 (6.22%) Billing
8 28 (6.22%) General Ledger
9 23 (5.11%) Advertising
9 23 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (4.89%) Legal
11 21 (4.67%) Spanish Language
12 19 (4.22%) German Language
13 18 (4.00%) Czech Language
14 17 (3.78%) Italian Language
15 12 (2.67%) Retail Banking
16 9 (2.00%) Games
17 6 (1.33%) Law
17 6 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 89 (19.78%) Consultant
2 52 (11.56%) Architect
3 51 (11.33%) Analyst
4 36 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (6.44%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.22%) Business Consultant
7 19 (4.22%) Implementation Specialist
8 17 (3.78%) Developer
9 16 (3.56%) Senior Manager
10 15 (3.33%) Business Manager
10 15 (3.33%) E-Business Consultant
10 15 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
11 14 (3.11%) Business Process Specialist
12 13 (2.89%) Designer
12 13 (2.89%) Solutions Consultant
13 11 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.44%) Information Manager
14 10 (2.22%) Business Process Consultant
14 10 (2.22%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.44%) HTML
2 23 (5.11%) CSS
3 17 (3.78%) HTML5
4 16 (3.56%) CSS3
5 15 (3.33%) jQuery
6 12 (2.67%) .NET
7 8 (1.78%) XML
8 6 (1.33%) WSH
9 5 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.11%) Flash
9 5 (1.11%) XSL
9 5 (1.11%) Ajax
9 5 (1.11%) LINQ
9 5 (1.11%) WCF
10 4 (0.89%) Zend Framework
10 4 (0.89%) Web Services
10 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.89%) XHTML
11 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 70 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.11%) PMI
4 19 (4.22%) EFT
5 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.67%) Social Media
6 11 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.44%) FMCG
6 11 (2.44%) SCADA
7 10 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.78%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.78%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.78%) Statistics
8 8 (1.78%) Open Source
9 7 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.56%) User Experience
9 7 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.56%) Online Games
9 7 (1.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.44%) Linux
2 37 (8.22%) UNIX
3 35 (7.78%) Windows
4 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.33%) Windows 2000
5 6 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.89%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (34.67%) Project Management
2 82 (18.22%) Business Development
3 76 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (16.67%) Analytics
5 68 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 61 (13.56%) PRINCE2
8 51 (11.33%) ITIL
8 51 (11.33%) Coaching
9 46 (10.22%) CRM
10 45 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 42 (9.33%) Change Management
12 40 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (8.67%) Time Management
14 36 (8.00%) Service Management
15 35 (7.78%) SOA
16 34 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 32 (7.11%) E-Commerce
18 30 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.44%) SQL
2 18 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.67%) Java
4 11 (2.44%) C#
5 10 (2.22%) VBA
6 9 (2.00%) PHP
7 8 (1.78%) C++
8 7 (1.56%) Perl
8 7 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.56%) VBScript
9 5 (1.11%) C
9 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.11%) PowerHouse
10 4 (0.89%) PHP5
11 3 (0.67%) Python
11 3 (0.67%) VB
11 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 313 (69.56%) Degree
2 59 (13.11%) PMI Certification
3 29 (6.44%) CISSP
4 28 (6.22%) PMP
5 26 (5.78%) CISA
6 23 (5.11%) ACCA
7 19 (4.22%) PCI QSA
7 19 (4.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 19 (4.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 17 (3.78%) CIMA
9 13 (2.89%) PhD
10 11 (2.44%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.00%) Postgraduate
12 7 (1.56%) APMP
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.56%) CITP
13 6 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.56%) QA
2 24 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.22%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.22%) SLA
5 8 (1.78%) COBIT
6 7 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.44%) P3O
8 2 (0.44%) Basel III
9 1 (0.22%) FATCA
9 1 (0.22%) EMIR
9 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.22%) COREP
9 1 (0.22%) FINREP
9 1 (0.22%) TickIT
9 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.22%) WAI
9 1 (0.22%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (16.00%) Oracle
2 70 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 45 (10.00%) SAP
4 39 (8.67%) CA
5 20 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (4.22%) Minitab
7 15 (3.33%) Cognos
8 14 (3.11%) Business Objects
8 14 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (2.22%) IBM
10 8 (1.78%) Siebel
10 8 (1.78%) Cognizant
11 7 (1.56%) Adobe
11 7 (1.56%) Sybase
12 6 (1.33%) Teradata
12 6 (1.33%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.33%) Informatica
13 5 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.89%) Zend
14 4 (0.89%) Google
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Comapny Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + 15% Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + 15% Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k OTE depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: OTE & excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
London Business School
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Wirral
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k OTE depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago