Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 727 975 1049
Rank change year-on-year +248 +74 -82
Permanent jobs citing MBA 89 149 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 84 93
Median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £63,750 £49,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £125,000 £140,000 £123,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -6.25% +36.17% -19.52%

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 16,601 35,769 42,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.81% 24.30% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12,097 25,906 31,559
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,515
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.09% +4.74%

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MBA.

Salary trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MBA over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 12 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 13 July 2020. 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 +236 86 £81,250 +1.56% 4
London +143 66 £85,000 -5.56% 3
UK excluding London +229 22 £75,000 -6.25% 2
South East +150 9 £82,500 +3.13% 1
South West - 5 £75,000 -
North of England +145 4 £70,000 -60.00%
North West +109 3 £70,000 -60.00%
Scotland +85 2 - - 1
Work from Home +63 2 £125,000 +38.89%
Wales +14 1 £85,000 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 80 (89.89%) Degree
2 32 (35.96%) Finance
3 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
4 26 (29.21%) Marketing
5 22 (24.72%) Matrix Organization
6 21 (23.60%) Cognizant
7 20 (22.47%) Business Development
7 20 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (21.35%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (19.10%) Analytics
9 17 (19.10%) Project Management
9 17 (19.10%) Decision-Making
10 15 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (15.73%) Master's Degree
11 14 (15.73%) Creative Thinking
11 14 (15.73%) People Management
12 13 (14.61%) DNA
13 12 (13.48%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.48%) Lead Generation
13 12 (13.48%) Strategic Thinking
14 11 (12.36%) Thought Leadership
14 11 (12.36%) Presales
15 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (10.11%) Retail
16 9 (10.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 9 (10.11%) German Language
16 9 (10.11%) Azure
16 9 (10.11%) Cloud Native

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 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Azure
2 8 (8.99%) AWS
3 5 (5.62%) GCP
3 5 (5.62%) PaaS
4 4 (4.49%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.49%) Serverless
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.37%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Wireless
2 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Big Data
2 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.37%) BigQuery
3 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) OLAP
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.12%) Impala
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Marketing
3 9 (10.11%) German Language
3 9 (10.11%) Retail
4 7 (7.87%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Back Office
5 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Legal
7 2 (2.25%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (11.24%) Architect
2 8 (8.99%) Business Development Director
2 8 (8.99%) Delivery Director
2 8 (8.99%) Development Director
3 7 (7.87%) Chief Technology Officer
4 6 (6.74%) Sales Director
4 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Digital Executive
5 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Sales Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Sales Executive
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) Velocity
2 4 (4.49%) Kafka
3 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (21.35%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (10.11%) Cloud Native
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Life Science
5 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.49%) Blog
6 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.37%) Robotics
7 3 (3.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Acoustics
8 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Equities
8 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.12%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Linux
1 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
2 22 (24.72%) Matrix Organization
3 20 (22.47%) Business Development
4 17 (19.10%) Analytics
4 17 (19.10%) Decision-Making
4 17 (19.10%) Project Management
5 15 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.73%) Creative Thinking
6 14 (15.73%) People Management
7 13 (14.61%) DNA
8 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.48%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (13.48%) Lead Generation
8 12 (13.48%) Strategic Thinking
9 11 (12.36%) Presales
9 11 (12.36%) Thought Leadership
10 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.99%) Project Delivery
11 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) Python
1 5 (5.62%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) C
2 4 (4.49%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (89.89%) Degree
2 20 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (15.73%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.49%) CFA
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.49%) PhD
5 3 (3.37%) CISSP
6 2 (2.25%) CISM
6 2 (2.25%) CWTS
6 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
6 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) SSCP
7 1 (1.12%) ACCA
7 1 (1.12%) CIMA
7 1 (1.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.62%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Cognizant
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Google
4 4 (4.49%) SunGard
4 4 (4.49%) Yardi
5 3 (3.37%) Netezza
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.37%) Sybase
5 3 (3.37%) Tableau
5 3 (3.37%) Teradata
5 3 (3.37%) Vertica
6 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Avaloq
7 1 (1.12%) BT
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix