Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1187 1259
Rank change year-on-year +46 +72 +18
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 10 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.053% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 17
England median annual salary £72,000 £42,283 £63,299
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.28% -33.20% +48.07%
10th Percentile £46,000 £36,517 £48,100
90th Percentile £92,500 £50,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £42,283 £63,299
% change year-on-year +59.64% -33.20% +48.07%

MBCS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40563 46902 56362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.02% 26.14% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31411 37907 45247
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MBCS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in England

MBCS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MBCS in England

MBCS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MBCS in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MBCS in England

MBCS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 6 £59,000 +39.54%
North of England -4 3 £79,007 +109.98%
South East - 2 £90,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £90,000 +139.20%
North East +10 1 £68,014 +80.77%
North West -4 1 £52,500 -
MBCS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) NeoLoad
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) CITP
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

MBCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (30.00%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Continuity Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CITP
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) IISP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle