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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 675 677 650
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs citing MBA 220 203 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 139 132 194
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
31005 29262 33763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.06% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23777 28602
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 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
England -54 186 £65,000 - 17
London -46 108 £65,000 - 14
South East -11 38 £70,000 +40.00% 1
City of London -9 17 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -28 14 £65,000 +26.21% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £66,250 -
Hampshire -4 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Barnsley - 11 - -
Surrey +4 9 £76,200 +217.50%
North West -5 9 £44,000 -39.31% 1
Scotland -6 6 £50,000 -
Berkshire -2 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Cheshire -7 5 £44,000 +3.52%
Edinburgh -7 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £49,000 -
Middlesex - 5 £80,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £60,000 -
Reading -6 3 £65,000 +62.50%
East of England -9 3 £75,000 -21.05%
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 -
South West - 3 £36,000 -
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
Knutsford - 3 £44,000 -
Guildford +12 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 £85,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £59,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £100,000 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 324 (71.37%) Degree
2 219 (48.24%) Finance
3 148 (32.60%) Project Management
4 131 (28.85%) Marketing
5 83 (18.28%) Analytics
6 81 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (17.84%) Computer Science
7 79 (17.40%) Business Development
7 79 (17.40%) Oracle
8 74 (16.30%) Microsoft
9 68 (14.98%) PMI Certification
10 63 (13.88%) PRINCE2
11 55 (12.11%) Manufacturing
12 54 (11.89%) ITIL
13 52 (11.45%) CRM
13 52 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (11.23%) Retail
15 47 (10.35%) MS Excel
16 45 (9.91%) SAP
16 45 (9.91%) Change Management
17 44 (9.69%) Internet
17 44 (9.69%) CA
18 42 (9.25%) French Language
19 41 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
19 41 (9.03%) Linux
19 41 (9.03%) UNIX
19 41 (9.03%) Service Delivery
20 39 (8.59%) Telecoms
20 39 (8.59%) Windows
20 39 (8.59%) Oracle General Ledger

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (8.37%) SAS
2 10 (2.20%) CMS
3 6 (1.32%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.88%) Apache
6 3 (0.66%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.66%) Drupal
7 2 (0.44%) WordPress
7 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.51%) MS Office
3 17 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.52%) MS Project
5 11 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.76%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.10%) SPSS
8 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (8.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 37 (8.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 37 (8.15%) Oracle Payables
3 36 (7.93%) Oracle Cash Management
4 30 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (5.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 26 (5.73%) Oracle 11i
7 24 (5.29%) Oracle Assets
8 23 (5.07%) Oracle FAH
9 21 (4.63%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (1.76%) SAP CRM
10 8 (1.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 8 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (1.76%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (1.10%) SAP FI
11 5 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (1.10%) SAP CO
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.85%) SaaS
2 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.69%) Internet
2 6 (1.32%) Broadband
2 6 (1.32%) LAN
3 4 (0.88%) 3G
3 4 (0.88%) Wireless
3 4 (0.88%) NGN
3 4 (0.88%) Wireless Security
4 3 (0.66%) Network Security
4 3 (0.66%) WLAN
4 3 (0.66%) IPv6
5 2 (0.44%) SNMP
5 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) VoIP
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) xDSL
6 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.22%) HSPA
6 1 (0.22%) ATM
6 1 (0.22%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.85%) QlikView
3 11 (2.42%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.76%) Spotfire
6 7 (1.54%) Big Data
6 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.10%) MySQL
7 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.10%) MarkLogic
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.66%) DB2
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP
9 2 (0.44%) Essbase
9 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.20%) MSTest
1 10 (2.20%) Cucumber
1 10 (2.20%) SpecFlow
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.88%) Subversion
3 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.44%) ERwin
4 2 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.22%) Firebug
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Juju
General
1 219 (48.24%) Finance
2 131 (28.85%) Marketing
3 55 (12.11%) Manufacturing
4 51 (11.23%) Retail
5 42 (9.25%) French Language
6 39 (8.59%) Telecoms
7 38 (8.37%) General Ledger
8 34 (7.49%) Billing
8 34 (7.49%) Banking
9 28 (6.17%) Spanish Language
10 24 (5.29%) Advertising
11 23 (5.07%) German Language
12 22 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (3.96%) Italian Language
13 18 (3.96%) Czech Language
14 16 (3.52%) Legal
15 11 (2.42%) Retail Banking
16 8 (1.76%) Law
17 7 (1.54%) Games
17 7 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 97 (21.37%) Consultant
2 52 (11.45%) Architect
3 48 (10.57%) Analyst
4 35 (7.71%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (6.83%) Business Consultant
6 28 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 19 (4.19%) E-Business Consultant
8 18 (3.96%) Business Manager
8 18 (3.96%) Developer
9 17 (3.74%) Implementation Specialist
10 15 (3.30%) Business Process Specialist
11 13 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (2.64%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.64%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.42%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.42%) Account Director
14 10 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.61%) HTML
2 23 (5.07%) CSS
3 21 (4.63%) .NET
4 20 (4.41%) jQuery
5 18 (3.96%) HTML5
6 17 (3.74%) CSS3
7 12 (2.64%) LINQ
7 12 (2.64%) WCF
8 11 (2.42%) Web Services
8 11 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.42%) Ajax
8 11 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (2.20%) Durandal
9 10 (2.20%) Gherkin
9 10 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.20%) SOAP
9 10 (2.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (2.20%) ELMAH
9 10 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.84%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.71%) PMI
3 18 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.74%) EFT
5 14 (3.08%) Social Media
6 12 (2.64%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.42%) Credit Risk
7 11 (2.42%) SCADA
8 8 (1.76%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.76%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.54%) EMV
10 6 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.32%) Derivative
10 6 (1.32%) Online Games
10 6 (1.32%) FMCG
10 6 (1.32%) Open Source
11 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.03%) UNIX
1 41 (9.03%) Linux
2 39 (8.59%) Windows
3 9 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.76%) Windows 2000
4 8 (1.76%) Windows XP
4 8 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.44%) Solaris
6 2 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (32.60%) Project Management
2 83 (18.28%) Analytics
3 81 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (17.40%) Business Development
5 63 (13.88%) PRINCE2
6 54 (11.89%) ITIL
7 52 (11.45%) CRM
7 52 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (9.91%) Change Management
9 41 (9.03%) Service Delivery
9 41 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (8.15%) Risk Management
11 36 (7.93%) Time Management
12 35 (7.71%) Cash Management
13 34 (7.49%) Six Sigma
14 33 (7.27%) Service Management
14 33 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
14 33 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (7.05%) SOA
16 31 (6.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.71%) SQL
2 20 (4.41%) C#
3 16 (3.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.08%) Java
5 13 (2.86%) VBA
6 10 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.20%) C++
6 10 (2.20%) PHP
7 9 (1.98%) Perl
7 9 (1.98%) VBScript
7 9 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.32%) C
9 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.10%) PowerHouse
10 4 (0.88%) PHP5
11 3 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) ABAP
12 1 (0.22%) Python
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 324 (71.37%) Degree
2 68 (14.98%) PMI Certification
3 34 (7.49%) ACCA
4 33 (7.27%) CISSP
4 33 (7.27%) PMP
5 30 (6.61%) CISA
6 24 (5.29%) CIMA
7 19 (4.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 19 (4.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 17 (3.74%) PCI QSA
9 15 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (2.86%) PhD
10 13 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.20%) Postgraduate
12 8 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.76%) CISM
12 8 (1.76%) CFA
13 6 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.10%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.17%) QA
2 24 (5.29%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.41%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.20%) COBIT
5 9 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.98%) SLA
6 7 (1.54%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.44%) Basel III
8 2 (0.44%) P3O
8 2 (0.44%) EMIR
8 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.44%) MiFID
9 1 (0.22%) WAI
9 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.22%) Basel II
9 1 (0.22%) TickIT
9 1 (0.22%) COREP
9 1 (0.22%) FINREP
9 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Netcool
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.22%) OpenView
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (17.40%) Oracle
2 74 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.91%) SAP
4 44 (9.69%) CA
5 19 (4.19%) Minitab
6 18 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.96%) Cognos
7 17 (3.74%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (3.30%) Siebel
8 15 (3.30%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.20%) Sybase
9 10 (2.20%) IBM
10 9 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.54%) Informatica
11 7 (1.54%) Teradata
12 6 (1.32%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.32%) Cisco
12 6 (1.32%) Cognizant
13 5 (1.10%) Bloomberg
14 4 (0.88%) TOWER Software
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000
Posted: Yesterday
London
MBA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ZS Associates
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Korus Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Package for right person
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago