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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK
Rank 842 926 947
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +21
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 11 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.074% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 2
Median salary £48,500 £55,000 £88,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% -38.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £46,500 £85,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,239 £68,703 £91,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-11.81% -

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
20933 28198 29273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.09% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16553 22544 23400
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 £27,864 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £67,500 £70,250
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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

MBCS Salary Histogram in the UK

MBCS
Top 9 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 22 January 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 +80 11 £48,500 -11.81% 1
London +64 6 £62,239 +1.61%
South West +23 3 £48,500 +14.11%
Gloucestershire - 3 £48,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) GSEC
3 7 (38.89%) JNCIA
3 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (38.89%) DoDAF
3 7 (38.89%) MODAF
3 7 (38.89%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) V-Model
3 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
3 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (38.89%) Junos
3 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (38.89%) Driving Licence
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) SSADM
3 7 (38.89%) RUP
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) Internet

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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
1 7 (38.89%) Junos
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JMeter
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.11%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Service Continuity Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Service Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
1 7 (38.89%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (38.89%) Driving Licence
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (38.89%) DoDAF
3 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
3 7 (38.89%) ITSM
3 7 (38.89%) MODAF
3 7 (38.89%) Presales
3 7 (38.89%) RUP
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) SSADM
3 7 (38.89%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) Validation
3 7 (38.89%) V-Model
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) GIAC
1 7 (38.89%) GSEC
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (38.89%) JNCIA
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
1 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
1 7 (38.89%) Juniper
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware