The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 898 868 888
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 15 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.047% 0.047% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,075 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31774 29671 33039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.28% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24870 23890 28299
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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% -

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MBCS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

MBCS Salary Histogram in the UK

MBCS
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -25 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South East +14 10 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +2 5 £44,000 +17.33%
Hertfordshire - 3 £36,250 -
East of England - 3 £36,250 -
London -63 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bicester - 2 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £35,625 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £75,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MBCS 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 MBCS.

1 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
1 21 (63.64%) CITP
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 17 (51.52%) Sun
3 17 (51.52%) Sun Certification
3 17 (51.52%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) JSP
3 17 (51.52%) OCPJWCD
3 17 (51.52%) Spring
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) Struts
5 15 (45.45%) Web Services
5 15 (45.45%) XML
5 15 (45.45%) JUnit
5 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 15 (45.45%) JMS
5 15 (45.45%) System Testing
5 15 (45.45%) JSTL
6 14 (42.42%) JAXB
6 14 (42.42%) Ajax
6 14 (42.42%) Maven
6 14 (42.42%) OCPJP
6 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
6 14 (42.42%) PL/SQL
6 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
7 8 (24.24%) Ant
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) Project Management
8 7 (21.21%) TOGAF

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MBCS 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 MBCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JUnit
2 14 (42.42%) Maven
2 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Ant
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) JSP
1 17 (51.52%) Spring
2 16 (48.48%) Struts
3 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) XML
3 15 (45.45%) JMS
3 15 (45.45%) JSTL
4 14 (42.42%) JAXB
4 14 (42.42%) Ajax
4 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) Servlets
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 15 (45.45%) System Testing
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.15%) ERP
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Business Development
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) UML
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) CITP
2 17 (51.52%) Sun Certification
2 17 (51.52%) OCPJWCD
3 14 (42.42%) OCPJP
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) ISEB
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
2 17 (51.52%) Sun
3 3 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) CODA
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
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