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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 692 658 657
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Permanent jobs citing MBA 212 206 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 133 131 172
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £100,000 £91,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%

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
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
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 £65,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -57 178 £60,000 -7.69% 23
London -65 118 £65,000 -1.88% 14
South East -7 24 £75,000 +27.65% 1
City of London -15 21 £57,500 -14.81% 4
North West -12 11 £44,000 -38.24% 2
Yorkshire -29 11 £61,250 +18.93%
South Yorkshire - 10 £67,500 -
Barnsley - 9 - -
Cheshire -8 8 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Hampshire -7 7 £45,000 -28.00%
Scotland -18 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Middlesex - 6 £80,000 -
Edinburgh -11 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £49,000 -
Surrey -11 4 £59,500 +147.91% 1
Berkshire -12 3 - -
East of England -17 3 £75,000 -21.05% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 -
Hillingdon - 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £100,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £44,000 -
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
South West -11 2 £51,500 +8.42%
Guildford - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £47,500 - 1
Liverpool - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £59,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
North East - 2 £102,750 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 318 (70.67%) Degree
2 209 (46.44%) Finance
3 151 (33.56%) Project Management
4 138 (30.67%) Marketing
5 83 (18.44%) Computer Science
6 82 (18.22%) Analytics
7 80 (17.78%) Business Development
8 79 (17.56%) Oracle
8 79 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
9 74 (16.44%) Microsoft
10 66 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (14.44%) Mentoring
12 64 (14.22%) PMI Certification
13 63 (14.00%) PRINCE2
14 54 (12.00%) Coaching
15 53 (11.78%) Manufacturing
16 50 (11.11%) ITIL
16 50 (11.11%) CRM
17 49 (10.89%) Retail
18 46 (10.22%) SAP
19 44 (9.78%) MS Excel
19 44 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
20 43 (9.56%) SAS
20 43 (9.56%) Internet
20 43 (9.56%) Service Delivery
21 42 (9.33%) Change Management
22 40 (8.89%) CA
22 40 (8.89%) French Language
23 39 (8.67%) Time Management

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (9.56%) SAS
2 6 (1.33%) CMS
2 6 (1.33%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.89%) Apache
5 3 (0.67%) Drupal
5 3 (0.67%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) WordPress
6 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) Node.js
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.44%) MS Office
3 19 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.56%) MS Project
5 11 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (7.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 33 (7.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 33 (7.33%) Oracle Payables
3 32 (7.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 28 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (5.11%) Oracle 11i
7 22 (4.89%) Oracle Assets
8 20 (4.44%) Oracle FAH
9 18 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (1.78%) SAP CRM
10 8 (1.78%) SAP IS-U
10 8 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (1.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.89%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.89%) SAP BPC
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%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Joyent
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.56%) Internet
2 5 (1.11%) LAN
3 4 (0.89%) Broadband
4 3 (0.67%) WLAN
4 3 (0.67%) Wireless
5 2 (0.44%) 3G
5 2 (0.44%) MPLS
5 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) Wireless Security
5 2 (0.44%) NGN
6 1 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.22%) WAAS
6 1 (0.22%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.22%) VPLS
6 1 (0.22%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.44%) QlikView
3 10 (2.22%) Big Data
4 9 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.78%) Spotfire
5 8 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.33%) MySQL
8 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.11%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.67%) DB2
10 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.44%) Essbase
11 2 (0.44%) OLAP
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (1.33%) MSTest
1 6 (1.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.89%) Subversion
3 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.44%) ERwin
5 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.44%) Juju
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) Firebug
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 209 (46.44%) Finance
2 138 (30.67%) Marketing
3 53 (11.78%) Manufacturing
4 49 (10.89%) Retail
5 40 (8.89%) French Language
6 36 (8.00%) Banking
6 36 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 33 (7.33%) General Ledger
8 31 (6.89%) Billing
9 24 (5.33%) Advertising
10 23 (5.11%) Spanish Language
11 22 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (4.44%) Legal
13 19 (4.22%) German Language
13 19 (4.22%) Czech Language
14 18 (4.00%) Italian Language
15 12 (2.67%) Retail Banking
16 7 (1.56%) Games
16 7 (1.56%) Law
17 6 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 93 (20.67%) Consultant
2 55 (12.22%) Architect
3 48 (10.67%) Analyst
4 38 (8.44%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.00%) Business Consultant
7 18 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 18 (4.00%) Developer
8 17 (3.78%) E-Business Consultant
8 17 (3.78%) Implementation Specialist
9 15 (3.33%) Business Process Specialist
10 14 (3.11%) Business Manager
11 13 (2.89%) Designer
11 13 (2.89%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (2.67%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.44%) Solutions Consultant
13 11 (2.44%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.00%) Information Manager
14 9 (2.00%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.11%) HTML
2 26 (5.78%) CSS
3 20 (4.44%) HTML5
4 19 (4.22%) CSS3
5 18 (4.00%) jQuery
6 16 (3.56%) .NET
7 8 (1.78%) XML
7 8 (1.78%) LINQ
7 8 (1.78%) WCF
7 8 (1.78%) Ajax
7 8 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.56%) Web Services
8 7 (1.56%) WSH
9 6 (1.33%) SOAP
9 6 (1.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.33%) RESTful
9 6 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.33%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.44%) Computer Science
2 66 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.11%) PMI
4 18 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.78%) EFT
6 12 (2.67%) Social Media
7 11 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.44%) SCADA
8 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.00%) Credit Risk
8 9 (2.00%) FMCG
9 8 (1.78%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.56%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.33%) Online Games
11 6 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.33%) Statistics
11 6 (1.33%) IPTV
11 6 (1.33%) Derivative
11 6 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.44%) Linux
2 36 (8.00%) UNIX
2 36 (8.00%) Windows
3 8 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.56%) Windows 2000
4 7 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (33.56%) Project Management
2 82 (18.22%) Analytics
3 80 (17.78%) Business Development
4 79 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (14.44%) Mentoring
7 63 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 54 (12.00%) Coaching
9 50 (11.11%) ITIL
9 50 (11.11%) CRM
10 44 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (9.56%) Service Delivery
12 42 (9.33%) Change Management
13 39 (8.67%) Time Management
14 37 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (8.00%) Service Management
16 35 (7.78%) SOA
17 33 (7.33%) E-Commerce
18 32 (7.11%) Six Sigma
19 31 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.33%) SQL
2 18 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (3.33%) C#
4 13 (2.89%) Java
5 11 (2.44%) VBA
6 9 (2.00%) C++
6 9 (2.00%) PHP
7 8 (1.78%) Perl
7 8 (1.78%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.78%) VBScript
8 6 (1.33%) T-SQL
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%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) Python
12 1 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 318 (70.67%) Degree
2 64 (14.22%) PMI Certification
3 32 (7.11%) PMP
4 29 (6.44%) CISSP
5 28 (6.22%) ACCA
6 26 (5.78%) CISA
7 20 (4.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 20 (4.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 20 (4.44%) CIMA
8 17 (3.78%) PCI QSA
9 13 (2.89%) PhD
10 12 (2.67%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.78%) Postgraduate
13 7 (1.56%) CFA
13 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (1.56%) CISM
14 6 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.56%) QA
2 23 (5.11%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.22%) SLA
5 9 (2.00%) COBIT
6 8 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (1.56%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.44%) MiFID
9 2 (0.44%) Basel III
9 2 (0.44%) EMIR
9 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.44%) P3O
10 1 (0.22%) COREP
10 1 (0.22%) FINREP
10 1 (0.22%) FATCA
10 1 (0.22%) WAI
10 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (17.56%) Oracle
2 74 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.22%) SAP
4 40 (8.89%) CA
5 20 (4.44%) Minitab
6 19 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (3.56%) Cognos
8 15 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 15 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (2.44%) IBM
10 10 (2.22%) Siebel
11 9 (2.00%) Sybase
12 7 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.56%) Cognizant
12 7 (1.56%) Informatica
12 7 (1.56%) Adobe
12 7 (1.56%) Teradata
13 6 (1.33%) Ab Initio
14 5 (1.11%) Bloomberg
15 4 (0.89%) TOWER Software
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + 15% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + 15% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £To attract the best.
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k OTE depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k OTE dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton upon Trent
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
England
MRP Global
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent Crew
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + £55k OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
England
MRP Global
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PLUS PACKAGE
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London, United Kingdom
MBA IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago