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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK / England
Rank 819 897 920
Rank change year-on-year +78 +23  
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 8 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.087% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 1
Median salary £57,604 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.73% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +57.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19442 26570 27157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.71% 27.64% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15457 21514 21485
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MBCS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 3 months to 23 March 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
London +74 4 £57,604 -30.17%
East of England - 2 - -
South West +19 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
MBCS
UK

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) C
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Legal
4 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) NeoLoad
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 5 (23.81%) JMeter
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) DoDAF
5 4 (19.05%) MODAF

MBCS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) Junos
2 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
1 5 (23.81%) JMeter
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
1 5 (23.81%) NeoLoad
General
1 7 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Service Continuity Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Service Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) DoDAF
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) RUP
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) SSADM
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 5 (23.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) GIAC
2 4 (19.05%) GSEC
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) Cloudera
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) VMware