Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 940 952
Rank change year-on-year -55 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing MBA 199 239 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 118 106 242
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £125,375 £111,875 £103,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +32.00% -7.41% +22.73%

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 41,162 44,406 58,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 25.43% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,917 35,148 46,519
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -44 190 £75,000 +5.26% 25
London +15 126 £75,000 - 13
UK excluding London -36 69 £82,500 +32.00% 13
South East -24 47 £47,500 -38.71% 1
North of England +3 9 £82,500 +32.00% 2
North West -10 8 £82,500 +87.50% 1
Scotland -27 6 £111,250 +111.90%
East of England -1 3 £85,000 -21.84% 1
Midlands -4 3 £51,250 +9.04% 6
West Midlands +9 2 £51,250 +51.85% 3
East Midlands +17 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +9 1 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 139 (69.85%) Degree
2 85 (42.71%) Finance
3 60 (30.15%) Project Management
4 50 (25.13%) Marketing
5 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (22.11%) Mentoring
6 42 (21.11%) Analytics
6 42 (21.11%) Business Development
7 40 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (18.59%) QA
9 30 (15.08%) Computer Science
9 30 (15.08%) Big Data
10 29 (14.57%) Product Management
10 29 (14.57%) Time Management
11 28 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (13.57%) Risk Management
13 26 (13.07%) SAP
13 26 (13.07%) Hadoop
13 26 (13.07%) SAP S/4HANA
14 25 (12.56%) Data Quality
15 24 (12.06%) SQL
16 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (11.06%) SAP Implementation
17 21 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (10.55%) B2B
17 21 (10.55%) Migration
17 21 (10.55%) Master's Degree
18 20 (10.05%) Kimball Methodology
18 20 (10.05%) Manufacturing

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 18 (9.05%) SAS
2 11 (5.53%) Apache
2 11 (5.53%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
5 1 (0.50%) Sakai
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (13.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.01%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.53%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.01%) Office 365
3 2 (1.01%) Yammer
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.50%) Serverless
4 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) Skype
3 1 (0.50%) DWDM
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.08%) Big Data
2 26 (13.07%) Hadoop
3 22 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (9.55%) NoSQL
7 16 (8.04%) Power BI
8 14 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (6.53%) Relational Database
10 11 (5.53%) HBase
10 11 (5.53%) OLAP
10 11 (5.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 11 (5.53%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.53%) Star Schema
11 9 (4.52%) GIS
11 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (4.02%) SAP HANA
13 4 (2.01%) PowerPivot
14 2 (1.01%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 85 (42.71%) Finance
2 50 (25.13%) Marketing
3 20 (10.05%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.54%) Legal
5 11 (5.53%) Retail
5 11 (5.53%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.03%) Advertising
7 8 (4.02%) Banking
8 5 (2.51%) Games
9 4 (2.01%) Billing
9 4 (2.01%) Digital Economy
9 4 (2.01%) Law
10 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.01%) Automotive
10 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Front Office
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (14.57%) Architect
2 28 (14.07%) Product Manager
3 19 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (9.05%) SAP Architect
4 18 (9.05%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
4 18 (9.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.54%) Consultant
6 14 (7.04%) Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Technical Manager
8 9 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Data Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 9 (4.52%) IT Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Technical Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Technical Product Manager
9 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.02%) SAP Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) AngularJS
1 11 (5.53%) HTML
1 11 (5.53%) HTML5
2 9 (4.52%) MDX
3 8 (4.02%) SAP Fiori
3 8 (4.02%) SAPUI5
4 7 (3.52%) .NET
4 7 (3.52%) JSON
4 7 (3.52%) SOAP
4 7 (3.52%) XML
5 6 (3.02%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.02%) ADO.NET
5 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (3.02%) Backbone.js
5 6 (3.02%) jQuery
5 6 (3.02%) WCF
5 6 (3.02%) WF
5 6 (3.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.08%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.02%) Fintech
4 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.01%) NHS
6 4 (2.01%) Robotics
6 4 (2.01%) User Experience
7 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.51%) Smart City
8 2 (1.01%) Blog
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) FMCG
8 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.01%) PMI
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.53%) Linux
2 10 (5.03%) Windows
3 7 (3.52%) Android
3 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.15%) Project Management
2 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.11%) Mentoring
3 42 (21.11%) Analytics
3 42 (21.11%) Business Development
4 29 (14.57%) Product Management
4 29 (14.57%) Time Management
5 28 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.57%) Risk Management
7 22 (11.06%) SAP Implementation
8 21 (10.55%) B2B
8 21 (10.55%) Migration
9 20 (10.05%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (10.05%) ETL
9 20 (10.05%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.54%) Open Source
10 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.04%) Coaching
12 14 (7.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.06%) SQL
2 14 (7.04%) Java
2 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.53%) Python
4 11 (5.53%) ES6
5 7 (3.52%) C#
6 4 (2.01%) VBA
7 3 (1.51%) C
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (1.01%) R
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) XPath
9 1 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 139 (69.85%) Degree
2 21 (10.55%) Master's Degree
3 11 (5.53%) CISSP
4 10 (5.03%) CISM
5 8 (4.02%) CISA
6 6 (3.02%) ACCA
6 6 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) CRISC
7 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.51%) CIMA
8 3 (1.51%) PMP
9 2 (1.01%) MCSA
9 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.01%) PhD
10 1 (0.50%) CLAS
10 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.59%) QA
2 25 (12.56%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.51%) PMO
4 3 (1.51%) IFRS
5 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) SAP ITS
2 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) SAP
2 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.03%) Oracle
4 9 (4.52%) Cognos
4 9 (4.52%) Tableau
5 7 (3.52%) Google
6 5 (2.51%) Facebook
6 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.01%) Sophos
8 1 (0.50%) Dell
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.50%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) webMethods