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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 816 839
Rank change year-on-year +52 +23  
Permanent jobs citing MBA 110 144 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 69 114 78
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,750 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +27.27%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21182 28138 30526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.71% 27.23% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16703 22651 23830
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 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
England +78 108 £72,500 +3.57% 8
London +58 70 £75,000 +7.14% 5
South East +79 27 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Surrey +47 10 £90,000 +233.33% 1
Egham - 9 - -
Berkshire +27 7 - -
Reading +27 6 - -
City of London +25 5 £112,500 +125.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £45,000 -
South West +20 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Yorkshire +6 3 £71,250 -3.06%
Manchester -22 3 - -
North West -29 3 - -
Brighton - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds +4 2 £62,500 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +2 2 £62,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £78,750 -
Scotland - 2 £61,250 -
Bristol - 2 £82,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £61,250 -
Guildford +21 1 £90,000 -
West Midlands +20 1 £62,500 -8.75%
West Sussex +14 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Brentford -2 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £80,000 +14.28%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing MBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MBA.

1 166 (67.21%) Degree
2 97 (39.27%) Finance
3 77 (31.17%) Marketing
4 76 (30.77%) Business Development
4 76 (30.77%) Project Management
5 59 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (17.00%) Telecoms
8 41 (16.60%) Mentoring
9 35 (14.17%) Banking
10 33 (13.36%) QA
11 32 (12.96%) SAP
11 32 (12.96%) PRINCE2
12 30 (12.15%) Analytics
13 29 (11.74%) Product Marketing
14 26 (10.53%) Programme Management
14 26 (10.53%) Business Transformation
15 25 (10.12%) Computer Science
16 23 (9.31%) Time Management
17 22 (8.91%) SAP Implementation
17 22 (8.91%) CRM
17 22 (8.91%) SAS
18 21 (8.50%) Risk Management
18 21 (8.50%) Legal
18 21 (8.50%) Business Analysis
18 21 (8.50%) Product Management
18 21 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (8.10%) HTML

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 22 (8.91%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) AdWords
4 1 (0.40%) Force.com
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.48%) Internet
2 14 (5.67%) DLNA
2 14 (5.67%) DOCSIS
2 14 (5.67%) DVB
2 14 (5.67%) HbbTV
3 5 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) Broadband
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) GSM
5 1 (0.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.43%) Big Data
2 2 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.40%) DB2
3 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 97 (39.27%) Finance
2 77 (31.17%) Marketing
3 42 (17.00%) Telecoms
4 35 (14.17%) Banking
5 21 (8.50%) Legal
6 15 (6.07%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.45%) Manufacturing
8 10 (4.05%) Mandarin Language
8 10 (4.05%) Retail
9 9 (3.64%) Spanish Language
10 7 (2.83%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (2.43%) Advertising
12 4 (1.62%) Electronics
13 3 (1.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.81%) Front Office
14 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.40%) Automotive
15 1 (0.40%) Back Office
15 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (15.38%) Architect
2 29 (11.74%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 25 (10.12%) Consultant
4 25 (10.12%) SAP Architect
4 25 (10.12%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 22 (8.91%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
5 22 (8.91%) Supply Chain Architect
6 18 (7.29%) Marketing Manager
7 17 (6.88%) Analyst
8 15 (6.07%) IT Manager
8 15 (6.07%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.67%) Business Manager
10 13 (5.26%) Product Manager
11 11 (4.45%) Business Consultant
12 10 (4.05%) Programme Manager
12 10 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.24%) Development Manager
13 8 (3.24%) Senior Marketing Manager
14 7 (2.83%) Associate Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.10%) HTML
2 17 (6.88%) HTML5
3 15 (6.07%) HEVC
4 14 (5.67%) Middleware
4 14 (5.67%) PlayReady
5 5 (2.02%) CSS
6 4 (1.62%) Spring
7 3 (1.21%) CSS3
7 3 (1.21%) LESS
7 3 (1.21%) React
7 3 (1.21%) REST
7 3 (1.21%) Sass
7 3 (1.21%) Web Services
7 3 (1.21%) XML
8 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.81%) J2EE
8 2 (0.81%) SOAP
8 2 (0.81%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.81%) Struts
9 1 (0.40%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.88%) Virtual Team
4 16 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.07%) IPTV
5 15 (6.07%) MPEG
5 15 (6.07%) Over-the-Top Content
6 14 (5.67%) STB
7 10 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.05%) Fintech
8 6 (2.43%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.62%) User Experience
11 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.21%) Derivative
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) FMCG
11 3 (1.21%) Life Science
11 3 (1.21%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.88%) Linux
2 16 (6.48%) Android
3 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.81%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.77%) Business Development
1 76 (30.77%) Project Management
2 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.60%) Mentoring
4 32 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 30 (12.15%) Analytics
6 29 (11.74%) Product Marketing
7 26 (10.53%) Business Transformation
7 26 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 23 (9.31%) Time Management
9 22 (8.91%) CRM
9 22 (8.91%) SAP Implementation
10 21 (8.50%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.50%) Product Management
10 21 (8.50%) Risk Management
11 20 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.69%) Change Management
12 19 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
12 19 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 18 (7.29%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.86%) C
2 9 (3.64%) Java
3 6 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.21%) C#
4 3 (1.21%) Python
5 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 2 (0.81%) Ruby
5 2 (0.81%) SQL
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 166 (67.21%) Degree
2 18 (7.29%) PMP
3 9 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.83%) CFA
4 7 (2.83%) PhD
5 5 (2.02%) CIPD
5 5 (2.02%) CISSP
5 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.21%) CIMA
7 3 (1.21%) CLAS
7 3 (1.21%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.36%) QA
2 10 (4.05%) PMO
3 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (12.96%) SAP
2 18 (7.29%) Cognizant
3 17 (6.88%) Google
4 14 (5.67%) Apple
4 14 (5.67%) Nagra
4 14 (5.67%) Roku
4 14 (5.67%) Verimatrix
5 13 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.86%) Humax
7 11 (4.45%) IBM
8 10 (4.05%) HP
9 8 (3.24%) Oracle
10 4 (1.62%) Ariba
10 4 (1.62%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.81%) Adobe
12 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.40%) hybris
13 1 (0.40%) Infor
13 1 (0.40%) Pega
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