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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 736 700 737
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Permanent jobs citing MBA 163 234 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 71 145 111
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £96,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £54,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%

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
29591 33117 30177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 27.31% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23271 26537 24337
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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
England -23 145 £65,000 - 16
London +12 103 £66,250 -5.35% 11
City of London +44 20 £68,500 -16.96% 1
South East -4 17 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West +13 9 £66,250 +36.09% 2
Berkshire +3 9 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
Belfast - 8 - -
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Reading +3 7 - -
South West -4 7 £43,000 -7.52%
Surrey +32 6 £55,000 -35.29%
Cheshire +6 6 £67,500 +38.66%
Edinburgh +22 4 £55,000 -26.66%
Scotland +16 4 £55,000 -14.06%
Guildford +14 4 £55,000 -25.42%
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands 0 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Devon -8 2 £43,000 -7.52%
Slough - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
Oxford +11 1 - -
Oxfordshire +9 1 - -
East of England +8 1 £80,000 +33.33%
Watford +7 1 £80,000 +42.22%

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 213 (71.72%) Degree
2 149 (50.17%) Finance
3 113 (38.05%) Project Management
4 104 (35.02%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (26.26%) Marketing
6 58 (19.53%) Business Development
7 50 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (15.49%) Retail
9 41 (13.80%) Telecoms
9 41 (13.80%) Computer Science
10 39 (13.13%) Banking
11 38 (12.79%) Oracle
11 38 (12.79%) Analytics
12 37 (12.46%) Change Management
13 36 (12.12%) Management Information System
13 36 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (10.77%) ERP
15 31 (10.44%) Cognizant
16 29 (9.76%) SQL
17 27 (9.09%) Business Analysis
18 26 (8.75%) Economics
18 26 (8.75%) Programme Management
18 26 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (8.08%) CIMA
19 24 (8.08%) CISSP
19 24 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (7.74%) CISA
20 23 (7.74%) Asset Management
21 22 (7.41%) CA

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 15 (5.05%) SAS
2 6 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.35%) Drupal
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.36%) MS Office
4 5 (1.68%) SPSS
5 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.68%) Unica
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 4 (1.35%) WebTrends
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.67%) Radian6
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.34%) ACBS
7 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.02%) SaaS
2 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.35%) Office 365
3 4 (1.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
4 3 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
5 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) Internet
2 7 (2.36%) DMZ
2 7 (2.36%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.02%) LAN
3 6 (2.02%) WLAN
4 5 (1.68%) TETRA
5 4 (1.35%) Network Security
6 3 (1.01%) MVNO
7 2 (0.67%) SAN
7 2 (0.67%) CTI
7 2 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.34%) WebEx
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.71%) Big Data
2 14 (4.71%) QlikView
3 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.67%) DB2
5 2 (0.67%) OLAP
5 2 (0.67%) OLTP
5 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.67%) Selenium
1 2 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 149 (50.17%) Finance
2 78 (26.26%) Marketing
3 46 (15.49%) Retail
4 41 (13.80%) Telecoms
5 39 (13.13%) Banking
6 26 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (7.07%) Manufacturing
8 14 (4.71%) Automotive
8 14 (4.71%) Retail Banking
9 13 (4.38%) General Ledger
10 8 (2.69%) Legal
11 7 (2.36%) Financial Institution
11 7 (2.36%) Electronics
12 6 (2.02%) Games
12 6 (2.02%) Publishing
12 6 (2.02%) iGaming
13 5 (1.68%) German Language
13 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.68%) Front Office
14 4 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (26.26%) Consultant
2 26 (8.75%) Business Consultant
2 26 (8.75%) Analyst
3 23 (7.74%) Senior Manager
4 21 (7.07%) Architect
5 19 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 17 (5.72%) Solutions Consultant
7 16 (5.39%) Technology Consultant
7 16 (5.39%) Business Process Consultant
7 16 (5.39%) Process Consultant
8 14 (4.71%) Information Manager
8 14 (4.71%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.37%) Programme Manager
10 10 (3.37%) Head of Technology
11 9 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.03%) Product Manager
12 8 (2.69%) Risk Manager
12 8 (2.69%) Information Risk Manager
12 8 (2.69%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.68%) Middleware
2 4 (1.35%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) BREW
3 2 (0.67%) HTML
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) WCF
4 1 (0.34%) WPF
4 1 (0.34%) LINQ
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.34%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (0.34%) CGI
4 1 (0.34%) J2EE
4 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 104 (35.02%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.80%) Computer Science
3 36 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 26 (8.75%) Economics
5 20 (6.73%) Visualisation
6 17 (5.72%) Social Media
7 16 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (4.71%) User Experience
9 13 (4.38%) Mathematics
9 13 (4.38%) Data Centre
9 13 (4.38%) Mobile App
10 9 (3.03%) Statistics
11 8 (2.69%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.69%) Data Extraction
12 7 (2.36%) GIS
13 6 (2.02%) Cryptography
13 6 (2.02%) NHS
13 6 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (2.02%) SCADA
14 5 (1.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.04%) Linux
1 12 (4.04%) Windows
2 10 (3.37%) UNIX
3 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.67%) AIX
4 2 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.05%) Project Management
2 58 (19.53%) Business Development
3 50 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (12.79%) Analytics
5 37 (12.46%) Change Management
6 36 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (10.77%) ERP
8 27 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 26 (8.75%) Programme Management
10 23 (7.74%) Asset Management
11 22 (7.41%) CRM
12 21 (7.07%) SDLC
13 20 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.40%) Information Security
14 19 (6.40%) Time Management
15 18 (6.06%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.06%) Waterfall
15 18 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.76%) SQL
2 17 (5.72%) Python
3 12 (4.04%) Java
4 11 (3.70%) VBA
4 11 (3.70%) C
5 9 (3.03%) C++
6 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.36%) R
6 7 (2.36%) Perl
7 3 (1.01%) C#
8 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 213 (71.72%) Degree
2 24 (8.08%) CIMA
2 24 (8.08%) CISSP
3 23 (7.74%) CISA
4 18 (6.06%) CISM
4 18 (6.06%) ACCA
5 9 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.03%) PhD
5 9 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.69%) IIBA
6 8 (2.69%) CBAP
7 6 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.68%) CRISC
9 4 (1.35%) PMP
9 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.67%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.67%) APMP
11 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.34%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.07%) QA
2 12 (4.04%) COBIT
3 10 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.69%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.67%) Val IT
7 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (12.79%) Oracle
2 31 (10.44%) Cognizant
3 22 (7.41%) CA
4 20 (6.73%) SAP
5 17 (5.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.71%) Tableau
7 11 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (3.03%) iRise
9 6 (2.02%) Google
10 5 (1.68%) IBM
10 5 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.68%) Epiphany
11 4 (1.35%) Cognos
11 4 (1.35%) EMC
11 4 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.01%) OpenText
13 2 (0.67%) ATG
13 2 (0.67%) VMware
13 2 (0.67%) HP
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