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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 889 850 882
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 15 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.039% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 6
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +23.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%

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
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

MBCS Salary Histogram in the UK

MBCS
Top 10 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 18 September 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
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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 -41 15 £42,500 -17.07% 1
East of England - 10 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth - 8 £43,750 - 1
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
South East -12 3 £40,000 +6.66%
London -37 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 14 (46.67%) CITP
2 13 (43.33%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) MCP
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 9 (30.00%) VoIP
6 9 (30.00%) UNIX
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 9 (30.00%) VCP4
6 9 (30.00%) VCP5
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) Document Management
6 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (26.67%) Spring
7 8 (26.67%) Maven
7 8 (26.67%) OCPJWCD
7 8 (26.67%) JSTL
7 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Sun Certification
7 8 (26.67%) JMS

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Wireless
2 9 (30.00%) VoIP
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
3 7 (23.33%) MPLS
3 7 (23.33%) OSPF
3 7 (23.33%) BGP
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (23.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 8 (26.67%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) Ant
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Spring
1 8 (26.67%) JSTL
1 8 (26.67%) JMS
1 8 (26.67%) JSP
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) Struts
2 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (23.33%) JAXB
2 7 (23.33%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 9 (30.00%) Document Management
5 8 (26.67%) System Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (20.00%) Change Control
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Business Development
10 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.33%) TDD
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.33%) Coaching
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Scala
3 1 (3.33%) Groovy
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) CITP
2 11 (36.67%) MCP
3 9 (30.00%) VCP4
3 9 (30.00%) VCP5
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (26.67%) OCPJWCD
4 8 (26.67%) Sun Certification
5 7 (23.33%) CCNP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.67%) OCPJP
6 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) VCAP
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.00%) MCSE
9 2 (6.67%) MCTS
9 2 (6.67%) MCITP
10 1 (3.33%) CCNA
10 1 (3.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Sun
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.00%) Cognizant
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) CODA
6 1 (3.33%) Sage
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
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