The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK
Rank 841 924 945
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +21
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 11 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.088% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 0
Median salary £57,604 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% -
UK excluding London median salary - £53,750 -

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
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MBCS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MBCS
Salary Trend

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

MBCS Salary Trend in the UK

MBCS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MBCS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 within the UK.

MBCS Salary Histogram in the UK

MBCS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 11 £57,604 +4.73%
London +82 8 £57,604 -30.17%
East of England - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing MBCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MBCS.

1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) C
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) NeoLoad
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (21.05%) Presales
4 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
1 4 (21.05%) Junos
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) JMeter
1 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
1 5 (26.32%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Test Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Service Continuity Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Service Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
4 4 (21.05%) Presales
4 4 (21.05%) RUP
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) SSADM
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) V-Model
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) GIAC
2 4 (21.05%) GSEC
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Cloudera
1 4 (21.05%) Juniper
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) VMware