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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 747 700 747
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +47
Permanent jobs citing MBA 149 230 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 149 111
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £44,600 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%

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
30242 32451 31307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.45% 27.20% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23623 25965 25244
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -53 132 £65,000 +8.33% 24
London -14 85 £66,250 -8.62% 12
City of London +33 22 £68,750 -21.42%
South East -16 17 £55,320 +22.93% 10
North West - 15 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 9 - -
Cheshire - 9 £51,250 -
South West -3 8 £40,000 -13.97% 1
Reading +1 7 - -
County Antrim - 6 - -
Belfast - 6 - -
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
Scotland +20 5 £55,000 -14.06%
Edinburgh +18 5 £55,000 -26.66%
Surrey +12 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Dorset - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Nottingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +13 2 £35,641 -7.42%
Oxford +10 2 £35,641 -7.42%
Yorkshire +3 2 £50,000 -32.52%
Guildford 0 2 - -
Wales -3 2 £55,000 -52.17%
South Wales -10 2 £55,000 -52.17%
Devon -11 2 £43,000 -7.52%
Slough - 2 - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 230 (72.56%) Degree
2 150 (47.32%) Finance
3 116 (36.59%) Project Management
4 105 (33.12%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (22.71%) Marketing
6 62 (19.56%) Business Development
7 57 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (16.40%) Computer Science
9 49 (15.46%) Analytics
9 49 (15.46%) Telecoms
10 42 (13.25%) Change Management
11 37 (11.67%) Retail
11 37 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (11.36%) Management Information System
13 35 (11.04%) ERP
14 33 (10.41%) Oracle
15 31 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (9.46%) Big Data
17 29 (9.15%) Banking
17 29 (9.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (8.52%) CISSP
18 27 (8.52%) Economics
18 27 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
19 26 (8.20%) Cognizant
19 26 (8.20%) CISA
19 26 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (7.89%) CA
20 25 (7.89%) Business Analysis
20 25 (7.89%) Mentoring
21 24 (7.57%) Social Media

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (4.10%) SAS
2 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.26%) Drupal
3 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.15%) MS Office
4 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Windchill
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 6 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.26%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.26%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.63%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.63%) Radian6
7 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.32%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) SaaS
2 5 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.95%) IaaS
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.47%) Firewall
1 11 (3.47%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.47%) DMZ
2 9 (2.84%) Internet
3 7 (2.21%) TETRA
4 6 (1.89%) LAN
4 6 (1.89%) WLAN
5 5 (1.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.95%) MVNO
7 2 (0.63%) CTI
7 2 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.63%) Wireless
7 2 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.32%) WebEx
8 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.46%) Big Data
2 26 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.79%) QlikView
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.63%) DB2
7 2 (0.63%) OLAP
7 2 (0.63%) OLTP
7 2 (0.63%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Selenium
1 2 (0.63%) JIRA
1 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 150 (47.32%) Finance
2 72 (22.71%) Marketing
3 49 (15.46%) Telecoms
4 37 (11.67%) Retail
5 29 (9.15%) Banking
5 29 (9.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (5.05%) Automotive
6 16 (5.05%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.10%) General Ledger
7 13 (4.10%) Legal
8 11 (3.47%) iGaming
9 10 (3.15%) Games
10 8 (2.52%) Retail Banking
11 7 (2.21%) Electronics
12 6 (1.89%) German Language
13 5 (1.58%) Law
13 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.58%) Investment Banking
14 4 (1.26%) Publishing
14 4 (1.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 82 (25.87%) Consultant
2 26 (8.20%) Business Consultant
2 26 (8.20%) Analyst
3 24 (7.57%) Senior Manager
4 21 (6.62%) Solutions Consultant
5 20 (6.31%) Technology Consultant
5 20 (6.31%) Business Process Consultant
5 20 (6.31%) Process Consultant
6 19 (5.99%) Architect
7 18 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.73%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (4.42%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.42%) Strategy Manager
10 13 (4.10%) Information Manager
11 11 (3.47%) Head of Security
12 10 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.15%) IT Strategy Manager
13 9 (2.84%) Programme Manager
14 8 (2.52%) Sales Director
14 8 (2.52%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.58%) Middleware
2 2 (0.63%) HTML
2 2 (0.63%) .NET
2 2 (0.63%) BREW
3 1 (0.32%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (0.32%) WCF
3 1 (0.32%) WPF
3 1 (0.32%) LINQ
3 1 (0.32%) POSIX
3 1 (0.32%) CGI
3 1 (0.32%) J2EE
3 1 (0.32%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (33.12%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (16.40%) Computer Science
3 36 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 27 (8.52%) Economics
5 24 (7.57%) Social Media
6 20 (6.31%) Visualisation
7 17 (5.36%) User Experience
7 17 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (4.10%) Mobile App
8 13 (4.10%) Mathematics
9 12 (3.79%) Robotics
10 10 (3.15%) Statistics
11 8 (2.52%) PMI
11 8 (2.52%) Open Source
12 6 (1.89%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.89%) Data Extraction
12 6 (1.89%) SCADA
12 6 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.73%) Linux
2 14 (4.42%) Windows
3 13 (4.10%) UNIX
4 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.63%) AIX
5 2 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.59%) Project Management
2 62 (19.56%) Business Development
3 57 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (15.46%) Analytics
5 42 (13.25%) Change Management
6 37 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (11.04%) ERP
8 31 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 25 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (6.94%) Waterfall
12 21 (6.62%) Asset Management
12 21 (6.62%) Programme Management
13 20 (6.31%) Portfolio Management
13 20 (6.31%) Business Transformation
13 20 (6.31%) Information Security
13 20 (6.31%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.99%) Six Sigma
14 19 (5.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.62%) SQL
2 19 (5.99%) Python
3 18 (5.68%) C
4 11 (3.47%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.47%) Perl
5 10 (3.15%) Java
6 9 (2.84%) VBA
7 8 (2.52%) C++
8 5 (1.58%) R
9 3 (0.95%) C#
10 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 230 (72.56%) Degree
2 27 (8.52%) CISSP
3 26 (8.20%) CISA
4 22 (6.94%) CISM
4 22 (6.94%) CIMA
5 17 (5.36%) ACCA
6 14 (4.42%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.15%) PhD
8 9 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.52%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.89%) PMP
11 5 (1.58%) IIBA
11 5 (1.58%) CBAP
11 5 (1.58%) APMP
12 4 (1.26%) CRISC
13 3 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.32%) CITP
15 1 (0.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.99%) QA
2 12 (3.79%) COBIT
3 11 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.84%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.63%) Val IT
7 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
System Software
1 11 (3.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (10.41%) Oracle
2 26 (8.20%) Cognizant
3 25 (7.89%) CA
4 24 (7.57%) SAP
5 19 (5.99%) Microsoft
6 17 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.79%) iRise
7 12 (3.79%) Tableau
8 11 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.58%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.26%) EMC
11 4 (1.26%) IBM
12 3 (0.95%) Huawei
12 3 (0.95%) OpenText
13 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.63%) Software AG
13 2 (0.63%) Genesys
13 2 (0.63%) HP
13 2 (0.63%) Avaya
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: car, pension and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
London Business School
Salary: £37425 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago