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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1037 826 697
Rank change year-on-year -211 -129 +303
Permanent jobs citing MBA 195 185 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.73% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 61 64 25
10th Percentile £37,500 £48,750 -
25th Percentile £61,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £72,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.24% -12.12% +10.00%
75th Percentile £100,000 £81,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £130,000 £99,250 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -17.24% +5.77%

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 43,543 25,468 13,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.15% 22.05% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18,398 14,675 10,416
10th Percentile £31,244 £31,250 £30,375
25th Percentile £40,853 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -203 151 £65,000 -10.34% 17
London -212 85 £87,500 +20.69% 9
UK excluding London -69 68 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Work from Home -196 62 £85,000 +13.33% 6
South East -64 19 £75,000 +30.43% 1
East of England -47 16 £120,000 - 3
South West -4 11 £50,050 - 1
West Midlands -31 9 £37,500 - 2
Midlands -69 9 £37,500 - 3
North West -54 8 £40,000 -44.83%
North of England -58 8 £40,000 -44.83%
Scotland - 6 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 137 (70.26%) Degree
2 116 (59.49%) Agile
3 97 (49.74%) Marketing
4 74 (37.95%) Social Skills
5 69 (35.38%) Finance
6 59 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (28.72%) Product Management
8 53 (27.18%) Computer Science
9 50 (25.64%) Business Development
9 50 (25.64%) Legal
10 49 (25.13%) Product Roadmap
11 48 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (23.59%) Analytics
13 43 (22.05%) Project Management
14 42 (21.54%) Project Delivery
15 41 (21.03%) Presentation Skills
16 39 (20.00%) Master's Degree
17 38 (19.49%) User Experience
18 37 (18.97%) Product Strategy
19 33 (16.92%) Machine Learning
20 31 (15.90%) Data Science
21 30 (15.38%) Product Vision
21 30 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 30 (15.38%) Risk Management
22 29 (14.87%) B2C
23 28 (14.36%) Big Data
23 28 (14.36%) Economics
23 28 (14.36%) Strategic Roadmap
23 28 (14.36%) Customer-Centricity
24 27 (13.85%) Data Quality

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 1 (0.51%) Apache
1 1 (0.51%) IIS
1 1 (0.51%) SAS
1 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.51%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
2 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.10%) Power Platform
3 6 (3.08%) AWS
3 6 (3.08%) Heroku
3 6 (3.08%) SaaS
3 6 (3.08%) Vercel
4 5 (2.56%) Azure
4 5 (2.56%) PowerApps
5 3 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.36%) Big Data
2 12 (6.15%) Tableau
3 11 (5.64%) Data Lake
4 10 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.10%) Power BI
6 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.03%) Data Hub
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.03%) OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Postman
1 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 97 (49.74%) Marketing
2 74 (37.95%) Social Skills
3 69 (35.38%) Finance
4 59 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (25.64%) Legal
6 41 (21.03%) Presentation Skills
7 30 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 25 (12.82%) Law
8 25 (12.82%) Public Sector
9 23 (11.79%) Aviation
10 15 (7.69%) Advertising
10 15 (7.69%) Retail
11 9 (4.62%) Automotive
12 8 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (3.59%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (3.08%) French Language
14 6 (3.08%) German Language
15 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
15 5 (2.56%) Spanish Language
16 4 (2.05%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 23 (11.79%) Data Manager
1 23 (11.79%) Product Manager
2 21 (10.77%) Analyst
3 19 (9.74%) Senior Manager
4 15 (7.69%) Lead Product Manager
4 15 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.64%) Data Governance Analyst
6 11 (5.64%) Data Governance Manager
6 11 (5.64%) Governance Manager
6 11 (5.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) Business IT Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) Data Protection Manager
7 9 (4.62%) Data Scientist
7 9 (4.62%) IT Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) IT Business Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) Senior Data Scientist
8 8 (4.10%) IT Director
8 8 (4.10%) Senior Product Manager
9 7 (3.59%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.18%) Smart Contracts
2 6 (3.08%) GraphQL
2 6 (3.08%) JSON
2 6 (3.08%) React
3 3 (1.54%) .NET
3 3 (1.54%) Django
3 3 (1.54%) Next.js
3 3 (1.54%) Redux
4 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.03%) Blazor
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (1.03%) MDX
4 2 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.51%) Kafka
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.51%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) User Experience
2 17 (8.72%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.69%) Blockchain
3 15 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.18%) Cardano
5 10 (5.13%) Virtual Team
6 9 (4.62%) Marketing Technology
6 9 (4.62%) Robotics
7 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.05%) FMCG
9 4 (2.05%) IoT
9 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.05%) PMI
10 3 (1.54%) CESG
10 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.54%) Life Science
11 2 (1.03%) Biotechnology
11 2 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.08%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Unix
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (59.49%) Agile
2 56 (28.72%) Product Management
3 53 (27.18%) Computer Science
4 50 (25.64%) Business Development
5 49 (25.13%) Product Roadmap
6 48 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (23.59%) Analytics
8 43 (22.05%) Project Management
9 42 (21.54%) Project Delivery
10 37 (18.97%) Product Strategy
11 33 (16.92%) Machine Learning
12 31 (15.90%) Data Science
13 30 (15.38%) Product Vision
13 30 (15.38%) Risk Management
14 29 (14.87%) B2C
15 28 (14.36%) Customer-Centricity
15 28 (14.36%) Economics
15 28 (14.36%) Strategic Roadmap
16 26 (13.33%) Business Strategy
17 25 (12.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.85%) C
2 19 (9.74%) Python
3 13 (6.67%) SQL
4 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.56%) C++
6 3 (1.54%) R
7 2 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (0.51%) Bash
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 137 (70.26%) Degree
2 39 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 22 (11.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (10.77%) CIMA
5 20 (10.26%) ACCA
6 16 (8.21%) CISA
7 11 (5.64%) PMI Certification
8 9 (4.62%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (4.10%) PMP
10 7 (3.59%) PhD
11 5 (2.56%) CFA
12 3 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.54%) CISSP
13 2 (1.03%) CITP
14 1 (0.51%) CAPM
14 1 (0.51%) PgMP
14 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.85%) Data Quality
2 16 (8.21%) GDPR
2 16 (8.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (7.18%) SLA
4 10 (5.13%) QA
5 8 (4.10%) PMO
6 2 (1.03%) GLP
7 1 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (7.18%) Google
2 9 (4.62%) Alteryx
2 9 (4.62%) Oracle
2 9 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (4.62%) Teradata
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.08%) SAP
4 3 (1.54%) Dataiku
5 2 (1.03%) Charles River
5 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.51%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.51%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Planview
6 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.51%) Workday