Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 961 984
Rank change year-on-year -84 +23 +26
Permanent jobs citing MBA 151 234 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 89 138 230
UK median annual salary £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £41,500 £37,550 £45,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £110,000 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £68,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.91% -1.79% +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 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 40,923 42,921 55,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,813 33,598 44,434
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 13 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 21 June 2018. 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 -73 144 £75,000 +2.04% 29
London -25 108 £77,500 +4.38% 18
UK excluding London -69 42 £64,000 -6.91% 11
North of England +19 17 £69,500 +11.20% 3
South East -47 11 £64,000 -17.42% 7
North West +8 10 £82,500 - 1
Yorkshire +12 7 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Midlands +15 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Scotland -32 5 £35,000 -42.86%
East Midlands +4 3 - -
South West -20 3 £65,000 -13.33%
West Midlands +10 2 £40,000 -50.77% 1
Northern Ireland 0 1 £52,500 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 115 (76.16%) Degree
2 72 (47.68%) Finance
3 44 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (28.48%) Project Management
5 40 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (22.52%) Marketing
7 33 (21.85%) Analytics
8 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (17.88%) Business Development
9 26 (17.22%) Legal
10 24 (15.89%) Computer Science
10 24 (15.89%) Decision-Making
11 22 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (13.25%) Programme Management
13 19 (12.58%) Retail
13 19 (12.58%) Master's Degree
13 19 (12.58%) IT Strategy
14 17 (11.26%) Due Diligence
14 17 (11.26%) Banking
14 17 (11.26%) Product Management
15 16 (10.60%) Risk Management
16 15 (9.93%) Change Management
16 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
16 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (9.93%) PRINCE2
16 15 (9.93%) Data Modelling
17 14 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (9.27%) Cognizant
17 14 (9.27%) Data Centre
17 14 (9.27%) Business Transformation

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 8 (5.30%) Apache
2 6 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.65%) IIS
3 4 (2.65%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.32%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.32%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.32%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.32%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.97%) PaaS
3 3 (1.99%) G Suite
3 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.61%) Big Data
3 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.64%) Power BI
5 6 (3.97%) Blockchain
5 6 (3.97%) Data Lake
5 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.65%) HBase
7 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.65%) OLAP
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.65%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.32%) ROLAP
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 72 (47.68%) Finance
2 34 (22.52%) Marketing
3 26 (17.22%) Legal
4 19 (12.58%) Retail
5 17 (11.26%) Banking
6 11 (7.28%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.30%) Financial Institution
8 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
9 5 (3.31%) Back Office
9 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.65%) Advertising
10 4 (2.65%) Front Office
11 3 (1.99%) Automotive
11 3 (1.99%) Games
12 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.66%) Electronics
13 1 (0.66%) Law
13 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (10.60%) Product Manager
2 14 (9.27%) Consultant
3 13 (8.61%) Architect
4 12 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.30%) Senior Product Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Developer
8 6 (3.97%) Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Strategy Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Principal Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Product Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) .NET
1 7 (4.64%) Web Services
2 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.65%) J2EE
3 2 (1.32%) FpML
3 2 (1.32%) MDX
4 1 (0.66%) Django
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.66%) React
4 1 (0.66%) React Native
4 1 (0.66%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (15.89%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.27%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.64%) PMI
6 6 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.97%) Fintech
6 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.97%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.31%) Digital Currency
7 5 (3.31%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) Robotics
8 4 (2.65%) Tandem
9 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.99%) FMCG
9 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.99%) Smart City
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.65%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Android
2 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (28.48%) Project Management
3 40 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (21.85%) Analytics
5 27 (17.88%) Business Development
6 24 (15.89%) Decision-Making
7 22 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (13.25%) Programme Management
9 19 (12.58%) IT Strategy
10 17 (11.26%) Due Diligence
10 17 (11.26%) Product Management
11 16 (10.60%) Risk Management
12 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.93%) Change Management
12 15 (9.93%) Data Modelling
12 15 (9.93%) PRINCE2
13 14 (9.27%) Business Transformation
14 13 (8.61%) Business Analysis
14 13 (8.61%) Coaching
14 13 (8.61%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.95%) Java
2 7 (4.64%) SQL
3 6 (3.97%) Python
4 4 (2.65%) PHP
5 3 (1.99%) C
6 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.32%) C#
6 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 115 (76.16%) Degree
2 19 (12.58%) Master's Degree
3 7 (4.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.31%) CITP
4 5 (3.31%) Postgraduate
5 4 (2.65%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.65%) PhD
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (1.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) CPIM
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) ISO 8583
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
3 4 (2.65%) GDPR
3 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Cognizant
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle
3 10 (6.62%) SAP
4 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.65%) Citrix
5 4 (2.65%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.65%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.65%) Splunk
5 4 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Ariba
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos
6 2 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.66%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.66%) Progress
7 1 (0.66%) Xerox