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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 886 861 875
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.042% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,125 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £65,000 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -34 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
East of England - 6 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
South East -20 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Letchworth - 4 £36,875 -
London -5 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -19 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bicester - 1 £40,000 -

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 15 (55.56%) CITP
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Sun
3 9 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JUnit
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) JMS
3 9 (33.33%) JSP
3 9 (33.33%) JSTL
3 9 (33.33%) System Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
3 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 9 (33.33%) Maven
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
4 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
4 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
4 8 (29.63%) Struts
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
4 8 (29.63%) JAXB
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) OSPF
3 2 (7.41%) BGP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) VPLS
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Maven
1 9 (33.33%) JUnit
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Ant
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) JSP
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
1 9 (33.33%) XML
1 9 (33.33%) JMS
1 9 (33.33%) JSTL
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) Ajax
2 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
2 8 (29.63%) JAXB
2 8 (29.63%) Struts
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) System Testing
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
5 6 (22.22%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Document Management
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
8 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (7.41%) Business Development
8 2 (7.41%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) CRM
9 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CITP
2 9 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 9 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
3 6 (22.22%) OCPJP
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) ISEB
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.11%) VCP5
5 3 (11.11%) VCP4
6 2 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) CCNP
7 1 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (3.70%) MCITP
7 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) Cognizant
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) CODA
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £26,658 to £28,389 per annum (subject to evaluation)
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago