Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 941 1056 937
Rank change year-on-year +115 -119 +75
Permanent jobs citing MBA 157 148 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 139
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,000 £37,700
90th Percentile £140,625 £125,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £64,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.19% -3.57%

MBA 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35,309 40,867 42,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.63% 23.79% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25,324 30,843 33,554
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,898 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +5.64% -

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MBA over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
England +77 130 £80,000 +6.67% 3
London +64 89 £87,500 +12.90%
UK excluding London +61 49 £80,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +42 15 £68,545 +71.36% 1
South East +38 12 £80,000 +25.00% 2
North West +26 9 £175,000 +112.12%
North of England +18 9 £175,000 +112.12%
West Midlands +39 8 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +30 7 £68,545 -
Wales - 4 £80,000 -
Scotland +4 3 £52,500 +50.00%
East of England - 3 - -
South West +12 2 £73,750 +13.46%
Northern Ireland -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT jobs citing MBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MBA.

1 123 (78.34%) Degree
2 83 (52.87%) Finance
3 47 (29.94%) Business Development
4 42 (26.75%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (24.84%) Banking
6 37 (23.57%) Marketing
7 34 (21.66%) Analytics
8 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (18.47%) Project Management
10 28 (17.83%) Mentoring
10 28 (17.83%) Thought Leadership
11 27 (17.20%) Service Delivery
12 24 (15.29%) SAP
12 24 (15.29%) Collaborative Working
13 23 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (14.65%) Requirements Analysis
14 22 (14.01%) IT Strategy
15 20 (12.74%) Time Management
15 20 (12.74%) ITIL
16 19 (12.10%) Change Management
16 19 (12.10%) QA
16 19 (12.10%) Project Planning
16 19 (12.10%) SAP S/4HANA
17 18 (11.46%) SAS
18 17 (10.83%) Logistics
18 17 (10.83%) Retail
18 17 (10.83%) Asset Management
18 17 (10.83%) SAP Implementation
18 17 (10.83%) Computer Science
18 17 (10.83%) Architecture Roadmap

MBA
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.46%) SAS
2 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (12.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (3.82%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.91%) SAP FS
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.27%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (5.10%) Office 365
4 5 (3.18%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) Azure Stack
5 3 (1.91%) Force.com
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Network Security
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) LAN
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
2 2 (1.27%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SAP HANA
2 10 (6.37%) Big Data
3 7 (4.46%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) GitLab
1 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (52.87%) Finance
2 39 (24.84%) Banking
3 37 (23.57%) Marketing
4 17 (10.83%) Retail
5 11 (7.01%) Legal
6 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.82%) Billing
8 4 (2.55%) Back Office
9 3 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.27%) Automotive
10 2 (1.27%) Electronics
10 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.27%) Law
10 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.64%) Advertising
11 1 (0.64%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 25 (15.92%) Consultant
2 24 (15.29%) Architect
3 20 (12.74%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (10.83%) SAP Architect
4 17 (10.83%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
4 17 (10.83%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.92%) Developer
5 14 (8.92%) Senior Manager
6 12 (7.64%) Analyst
7 11 (7.01%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) IT Manager
9 9 (5.73%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Chief Technology Officer
10 8 (5.10%) IT Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Senior IT Manager
12 6 (3.82%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (5.73%) .NET
3 4 (2.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.27%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.64%) Apollo GraphQL
6 1 (0.64%) COM
6 1 (0.64%) Kafka
6 1 (0.64%) React
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.64%) Swagger
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (3.82%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.82%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) User Experience
8 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.91%) Life Science
8 3 (1.91%) PMI
8 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.91%) Robotics
8 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.27%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.64%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) CentOS
1 2 (1.27%) Linux
1 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
1 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.64%) Android
2 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.94%) Business Development
2 34 (21.66%) Analytics
3 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.47%) Project Management
5 28 (17.83%) Mentoring
5 28 (17.83%) Thought Leadership
6 27 (17.20%) Service Delivery
7 24 (15.29%) Collaborative Working
8 23 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (14.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (14.01%) IT Strategy
10 20 (12.74%) ITIL
10 20 (12.74%) Time Management
11 19 (12.10%) Change Management
11 19 (12.10%) Project Planning
12 17 (10.83%) Architecture Roadmap
12 17 (10.83%) Asset Management
12 17 (10.83%) Computer Science
12 17 (10.83%) Logistics
12 17 (10.83%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.46%) C#
2 4 (2.55%) Java
3 3 (1.91%) C++
3 3 (1.91%) Python
4 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.27%) SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Clojure
5 1 (0.64%) Go
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (78.34%) Degree
2 9 (5.73%) Master's Degree
3 7 (4.46%) Postgraduate
4 6 (3.82%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.55%) CIMA
5 4 (2.55%) CISA
5 4 (2.55%) CISSP
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.55%) FFIEC
6 3 (1.91%) ACCA
6 3 (1.91%) CGEIT
6 3 (1.91%) CISM
6 3 (1.91%) PMP
7 2 (1.27%) CFA
7 2 (1.27%) ISEB
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.10%) QA
2 9 (5.73%) GDPR
3 7 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.91%) Basel III
5 3 (1.91%) GxP
5 3 (1.91%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.91%) IFRS
5 3 (1.91%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.91%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.91%) ITGC
5 3 (1.91%) NIST
5 3 (1.91%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.27%) PMO
7 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.64%) GAAP
7 1 (0.64%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.29%) SAP
2 15 (9.55%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.46%) Google
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle
6 4 (2.55%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.91%) IBM
7 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) CA
8 2 (1.27%) Imperva
8 2 (1.27%) Marketo
8 2 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Veeam
9 1 (0.64%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.64%) Siemens
9 1 (0.64%) Sony