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

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 897 1065 1001
Rank change year-on-year +168 -64 -82
Permanent jobs citing MBA 269 170 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 139 122 177
UK median annual salary £73,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.15% +17.39% -11.54%
10th Percentile £36,500 £43,750 £36,900
90th Percentile £117,750 £95,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £76,250 £70,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +8.93% +30.23% -2.27%

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 42362 50911 60418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.30% 26.41% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32548 41070 48331
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 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 September 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 +120 228 £73,000 +8.15% 8
London +60 137 £72,500 +11.54% 5
UK excluding London +109 105 £76,250 +8.93% 4
South East +88 52 £75,000 +7.14%
South West +30 20 £75,000 +7.14%
Scotland - 10 £130,000 - 1
North of England 0 8 £80,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +52 7 £49,500 +46.67% 1
West Midlands +22 7 £49,500 +46.67% 1
East of England +19 7 £51,750 -52.41%
Yorkshire +11 4 £95,000 +38.18%
North West -9 4 £47,500 -33.10% 2
Wales +14 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 159 (59.11%) Degree
2 132 (49.07%) Finance
3 88 (32.71%) Project Management
4 85 (31.60%) Business Development
5 54 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (17.47%) Computer Science
7 44 (16.36%) Microsoft
8 42 (15.61%) PRINCE2
9 41 (15.24%) Mentoring
10 40 (14.87%) QA
11 39 (14.50%) Change Management
12 38 (14.13%) SAP
12 38 (14.13%) Time Management
12 38 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 37 (13.75%) Risk Management
13 37 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (13.38%) Banking
15 33 (12.27%) Retail
15 33 (12.27%) ERP
16 32 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 31 (11.52%) Marketing
18 30 (11.15%) Data Analysis
19 29 (10.78%) Performance Management
20 28 (10.41%) Product Management
20 28 (10.41%) Dynamics AX
20 28 (10.41%) Manufacturing
21 26 (9.67%) Asset Management
22 25 (9.29%) Master's Degree
23 24 (8.92%) CA

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 23 (8.55%) SAS
2 6 (2.23%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) IPython
5 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
Applications
1 37 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (10.41%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (4.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.49%) Sage 50
5 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.74%) Magento
7 1 (0.37%) Primavera
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.58%) SaaS
2 12 (4.46%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.37%) AdWords
5 1 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) Broadband
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) BGP
4 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.37%) Extranet
4 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.37%) OSPF
4 1 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.35%) Big Data
1 9 (3.35%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.86%) Power BI
4 4 (1.49%) GIS
4 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.12%) MySQL
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.74%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.37%) QlikView
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 132 (49.07%) Finance
2 36 (13.38%) Banking
3 33 (12.27%) Retail
4 31 (11.52%) Marketing
5 28 (10.41%) Manufacturing
6 17 (6.32%) General Ledger
7 16 (5.95%) German Language
7 16 (5.95%) Investment Banking
7 16 (5.95%) Legal
7 16 (5.95%) Retail Banking
8 12 (4.46%) Law
9 11 (4.09%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.23%) Advertising
11 4 (1.49%) Digital Economy
11 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.12%) Billing
13 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.74%) Automotive
14 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (20.45%) Consultant
2 33 (12.27%) Architect
3 25 (9.29%) SAP Architect
3 25 (9.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 25 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (8.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 24 (8.92%) Functional Consultant
4 24 (8.92%) Microsoft Consultant
5 22 (8.18%) Senior Manager
6 18 (6.69%) Product Manager
7 15 (5.58%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
7 15 (5.58%) Supply Chain Architect
8 14 (5.20%) Change Consultant
9 13 (4.83%) Analyst
9 13 (4.83%) Digital Communications Manager
10 11 (4.09%) Technical Manager
10 11 (4.09%) Technical Product Manager
11 10 (3.72%) Head of IT
12 9 (3.35%) Change Manager
12 9 (3.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.81%) COM
2 14 (5.20%) HTML
3 13 (4.83%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.83%) HTML5
4 9 (3.35%) Node.js
5 8 (2.97%) JSON
6 7 (2.60%) Angular 2
6 7 (2.60%) CSS
6 7 (2.60%) CSS3
6 7 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (2.60%) React
6 7 (2.60%) XML
7 6 (2.23%) .NET
7 6 (2.23%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.23%) ADO.NET
7 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (2.23%) Backbone.js
7 6 (2.23%) Entity Framework
7 6 (2.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.47%) Computer Science
2 38 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.35%) PMI
4 9 (3.35%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.12%) Fintech
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.46%) Windows
2 8 (2.97%) Android
2 8 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.71%) Project Management
2 85 (31.60%) Business Development
3 54 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.61%) PRINCE2
5 41 (15.24%) Mentoring
6 39 (14.50%) Change Management
7 38 (14.13%) Time Management
8 37 (13.75%) Risk Management
8 37 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (12.27%) ERP
10 30 (11.15%) Data Analysis
11 29 (10.78%) Performance Management
12 28 (10.41%) Product Management
13 26 (9.67%) Asset Management
14 24 (8.92%) Migration
15 23 (8.55%) B2B
15 23 (8.55%) SAP Implementation
16 21 (7.81%) CRM
17 20 (7.43%) Test Scripting
17 20 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.55%) C
2 15 (5.58%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.58%) SQL
3 13 (4.83%) ES6
4 8 (2.97%) C#
5 4 (1.49%) Java
6 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) Python
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (59.11%) Degree
2 25 (9.29%) Master's Degree
3 21 (7.81%) CIMA
3 21 (7.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.43%) CISSP
5 19 (7.06%) CIPD
6 18 (6.69%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.58%) CISM
8 11 (4.09%) CISA
8 11 (4.09%) PMI Certification
9 8 (2.97%) PMP
10 6 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.86%) SAP Certification
12 4 (1.49%) CRISC
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.49%) PhD
12 4 (1.49%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.12%) CLAS
13 3 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.87%) QA
2 16 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.60%) PMO
4 4 (1.49%) SLA
5 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.49%) SAP ITS
2 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Nagios
2 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.13%) SAP
3 24 (8.92%) CA
4 19 (7.06%) Tableau
5 18 (6.69%) Cognizant
6 16 (5.95%) Workday
7 9 (3.35%) Google
8 7 (2.60%) Facebook
9 5 (1.86%) Oracle
10 4 (1.49%) Sage
10 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.12%) F5
11 3 (1.12%) Splunk
12 2 (0.74%) Sophos
12 2 (0.74%) VMware
13 1 (0.37%) Adobe
13 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.37%) Cisco
13 1 (0.37%) Sybase