Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 935 1032 1024
Rank change year-on-year +97 -8 -135
Permanent jobs citing MBA 276 190 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 128 101 182
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £38,075 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £73,000 £67,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.15% +28.57% -12.50%

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 43206 49488 60078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.15% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33198 39694 48014
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +108 236 £72,500 +2.11% 20
London +50 144 £72,500 -3.33% 15
UK excluding London +76 103 £73,000 +8.15% 5
South East +68 63 £72,500 - 2
South West +26 10 £78,750 +8.62%
Midlands +38 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands +23 9 £50,000 +48.15% 1
Scotland 0 9 £130,000 +147.62%
East of England +15 7 £51,750 -52.41%
North of England +8 4 £83,250 +23.33% 1
Yorkshire +21 2 £97,500 +44.44%
Wales +20 2 - -
North West -22 2 £47,500 -32.14% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 169 (61.23%) Degree
2 140 (50.72%) Finance
3 86 (31.16%) Project Management
4 72 (26.09%) Business Development
5 53 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (17.03%) Mentoring
6 47 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (16.67%) QA
8 45 (16.30%) Computer Science
9 44 (15.94%) Microsoft
10 43 (15.58%) Time Management
11 41 (14.86%) SAP
12 40 (14.49%) Marketing
13 39 (14.13%) Risk Management
13 39 (14.13%) Product Management
14 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
15 34 (12.32%) B2B
16 32 (11.59%) Migration
17 31 (11.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 31 (11.23%) Banking
18 30 (10.87%) ERP
19 29 (10.51%) Manufacturing
20 28 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
20 28 (10.14%) SAP Implementation
21 27 (9.78%) Asset Management
21 27 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (9.42%) Change Management
22 26 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (9.42%) Validation
22 26 (9.42%) Analytics

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 25 (9.06%) SAS
2 9 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.90%) Apache
3 8 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) IPython
5 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.36%) Moodle
5 1 (0.36%) Sakai
Applications
1 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (11.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.45%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.72%) Magento
5 2 (0.72%) Primavera
5 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.16%) SaaS
2 12 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.72%) Serverless
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) DWDM
2 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) Big Data
2 20 (7.25%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 15 (5.43%) Power BI
4 13 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.35%) SAP HANA
5 12 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.90%) GIS
7 8 (2.90%) HBase
7 8 (2.90%) OLAP
7 8 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.90%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.45%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Fiddler
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 140 (50.72%) Finance
2 40 (14.49%) Marketing
3 31 (11.23%) Banking
4 29 (10.51%) Manufacturing
5 17 (6.16%) General Ledger
6 16 (5.80%) German Language
6 16 (5.80%) Investment Banking
6 16 (5.80%) Retail Banking
7 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
8 12 (4.35%) Law
8 12 (4.35%) Retail
9 9 (3.26%) Legal
10 4 (1.45%) Advertising
10 4 (1.45%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.45%) Games
11 3 (1.09%) Billing
12 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.72%) Automotive
12 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (15.94%) Consultant
2 35 (12.68%) Architect
3 31 (11.23%) Product Manager
4 28 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (9.78%) SAP Architect
5 27 (9.78%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 24 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 24 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
6 24 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
7 22 (7.97%) Senior Manager
8 18 (6.52%) Technical Manager
8 18 (6.52%) Technical Product Manager
9 16 (5.80%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
10 13 (4.71%) Head of IT
11 12 (4.35%) Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Analyst
12 9 (3.26%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.26%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Supply Chain Architect
13 8 (2.90%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.25%) COM
2 16 (5.80%) HTML
3 15 (5.43%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.43%) HTML5
4 11 (3.99%) JSON
5 9 (3.26%) .NET
5 9 (3.26%) Node.js
5 9 (3.26%) XML
6 8 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.90%) ADO.NET
6 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (2.90%) Backbone.js
6 8 (2.90%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.90%) jQuery
6 8 (2.90%) SOAP
6 8 (2.90%) WCF
6 8 (2.90%) WF
6 8 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (16.30%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.90%) PMI
4 8 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.45%) NHS
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.09%) Fintech
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.36%) Online Games
9 1 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.99%) Windows
2 10 (3.62%) Android
2 10 (3.62%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.26%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.16%) Project Management
2 72 (26.09%) Business Development
3 53 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.03%) Mentoring
5 43 (15.58%) Time Management
6 39 (14.13%) Product Management
6 39 (14.13%) Risk Management
7 34 (12.32%) B2B
8 32 (11.59%) Migration
9 30 (10.87%) ERP
10 28 (10.14%) SAP Implementation
11 27 (9.78%) Asset Management
11 27 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (9.42%) Analytics
12 26 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (9.42%) Change Management
12 26 (9.42%) Validation
13 25 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (8.70%) CRM
15 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.97%) SQL
2 18 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.43%) ES6
4 13 (4.71%) C
4 13 (4.71%) Java
5 11 (3.99%) Python
6 10 (3.62%) C#
7 4 (1.45%) VBA
8 3 (1.09%) PHP
9 2 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 169 (61.23%) Degree
2 20 (7.25%) Master's Degree
3 17 (6.16%) CISSP
4 15 (5.43%) CISM
4 15 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.07%) CIMA
6 12 (4.35%) CISA
7 10 (3.62%) CIPD
7 10 (3.62%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.62%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.17%) ACCA
8 6 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.81%) CRISC
9 5 (1.81%) PMP
9 5 (1.81%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.72%) PhD
11 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.36%) CITP
12 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.67%) QA
2 17 (6.16%) Data Quality
3 16 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.90%) PMO
5 4 (1.45%) SLA
6 3 (1.09%) IFRS
7 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (2.54%) SAP ITS
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.86%) SAP
3 24 (8.70%) CA
4 23 (8.33%) Tableau
5 17 (6.16%) Workday
6 12 (4.35%) Oracle
7 9 (3.26%) Google
8 7 (2.54%) Facebook
9 6 (2.17%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.45%) Cognos
11 4 (1.45%) Sage
12 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.72%) Sophos
12 2 (0.72%) VMware
12 2 (0.72%) Xero
13 1 (0.36%) Dell
13 1 (0.36%) HP
13 1 (0.36%) IBM
13 1 (0.36%) Rackspace