Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 943 1046 998
Rank change year-on-year +103 -48 -111
Permanent jobs citing MBA 251 221 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 139 169 159
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £45,000 £37,350
90th Percentile £111,000 £101,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £73,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +27.27% +10.00%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43670 54344 60785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.44% 26.96% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33750 43869 47948
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £75,000 £72,500
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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 14 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 28 July 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 +103 228 £72,750 +3.93% 26
London +55 136 £73,750 +5.36% 21
UK excluding London +100 103 £73,000 +4.29% 5
South East +100 57 £75,000 +50.00% 2
South West +19 20 £75,000 +7.14%
North of England -27 10 £80,000 +12.28%
Scotland - 8 £70,000 -
Midlands +39 5 £26,000 -61.19% 1
Yorkshire -3 5 £87,500 +19.05%
North West -20 5 £71,500 +10.00%
West Midlands +10 4 £26,000 -62.04% 1
East of England +20 3 £26,000 - 2
Wales +7 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 166 (66.14%) Degree
2 124 (49.40%) Finance
3 89 (35.46%) Business Development
4 87 (34.66%) Project Management
5 52 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (17.53%) Marketing
8 40 (15.94%) PRINCE2
9 39 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (14.74%) Change Management
10 37 (14.74%) Banking
10 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Excel
11 36 (14.34%) Mentoring
12 33 (13.15%) Product Management
13 31 (12.35%) Microsoft
13 31 (12.35%) SAP
13 31 (12.35%) QA
14 29 (11.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 29 (11.55%) Time Management
15 28 (11.16%) C
16 27 (10.76%) Computer Science
16 27 (10.76%) Master's Degree
17 26 (10.36%) Performance Management
17 26 (10.36%) Retail
18 24 (9.56%) Cognizant
18 24 (9.56%) Asset Management
18 24 (9.56%) Data Analysis
18 24 (9.56%) Risk Management
19 23 (9.16%) Legal
20 22 (8.76%) SAS

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 22 (8.76%) SAS
2 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) IPython
3 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
Applications
1 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.58%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.80%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) SaaS
2 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) AdWords
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) DLNA
1 5 (1.99%) DOCSIS
1 5 (1.99%) DVB
1 5 (1.99%) HbbTV
2 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) Broadband
3 2 (0.80%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) BGP
4 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) OSPF
4 1 (0.40%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.40%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.99%) Big Data
1 5 (1.99%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.20%) MySQL
2 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.80%) Power BI
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) DB2
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 124 (49.40%) Finance
2 44 (17.53%) Marketing
3 37 (14.74%) Banking
4 26 (10.36%) Retail
5 23 (9.16%) Legal
6 18 (7.17%) Manufacturing
7 14 (5.58%) Telecoms
8 11 (4.38%) General Ledger
9 10 (3.98%) Investment Banking
10 9 (3.59%) German Language
10 9 (3.59%) Retail Banking
11 8 (3.19%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.99%) Advertising
12 5 (1.99%) Law
13 3 (1.20%) Billing
13 3 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.80%) Automotive
14 2 (0.80%) Front Office
15 1 (0.40%) Back Office
15 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (17.13%) Consultant
2 33 (13.15%) Architect
3 29 (11.55%) Senior Manager
4 25 (9.96%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (9.56%) SAP Architect
5 24 (9.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.76%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
6 22 (8.76%) Supply Chain Architect
7 21 (8.37%) Product Manager
8 17 (6.77%) Analyst
9 15 (5.98%) Change Consultant
10 14 (5.58%) Digital Communications Manager
11 13 (5.18%) IT Manager
12 12 (4.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 12 (4.78%) Functional Consultant
12 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Consultant
13 9 (3.59%) Programme Manager
13 9 (3.59%) Technical Manager
13 9 (3.59%) Technical Product Manager
14 8 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.38%) COM
2 8 (3.19%) HTML
3 6 (2.39%) HEVC
3 6 (2.39%) HTML5
4 5 (1.99%) Middleware
4 5 (1.99%) PlayReady
4 5 (1.99%) REST
5 3 (1.20%) JSON
6 2 (0.80%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) Flash
7 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
7 1 (0.40%) JSF
7 1 (0.40%) JSP
7 1 (0.40%) Servlets
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) Spring
7 1 (0.40%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.98%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.79%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.39%) IPTV
6 6 (2.39%) MPEG
6 6 (2.39%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.99%) STB
7 5 (1.99%) User Experience
8 4 (1.59%) Fintech
8 4 (1.59%) PMI
9 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.20%) Derivative
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) FMCG
9 3 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.40%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.19%) Linux
2 6 (2.39%) Android
3 5 (1.99%) Windows
4 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.46%) Business Development
2 87 (34.66%) Project Management
3 52 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (15.94%) PRINCE2
5 39 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (14.74%) Change Management
7 36 (14.34%) Mentoring
8 33 (13.15%) Product Management
9 29 (11.55%) Time Management
10 26 (10.36%) Performance Management
11 24 (9.56%) Asset Management
11 24 (9.56%) Data Analysis
11 24 (9.56%) Risk Management
12 22 (8.76%) SAP Implementation
13 21 (8.37%) Analytics
14 20 (7.97%) ERP
14 20 (7.97%) Product Marketing
14 20 (7.97%) Programme Management
14 20 (7.97%) Target Operating Model
15 19 (7.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.16%) C
2 5 (1.99%) Java
2 5 (1.99%) SQL
3 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.80%) PHP
4 2 (0.80%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) Ruby
5 1 (0.40%) Scala
5 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 166 (66.14%) Degree
2 27 (10.76%) Master's Degree
3 21 (8.37%) CIMA
3 21 (8.37%) Security Cleared
4 19 (7.57%) CIPD
5 18 (7.17%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.38%) CISSP
7 7 (2.79%) CFA
7 7 (2.79%) CISM
8 6 (2.39%) CISA
8 6 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.39%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.39%) PMP
9 5 (1.99%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.59%) CLAS
10 4 (1.59%) PhD
10 4 (1.59%) Postgraduate
11 3 (1.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.35%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.99%) PMO
4 4 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Nagios
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (12.35%) Microsoft
1 31 (12.35%) SAP
2 24 (9.56%) Cognizant
3 12 (4.78%) CA
3 12 (4.78%) Tableau
4 8 (3.19%) Workday
5 7 (2.79%) Google
6 5 (1.99%) Apple
6 5 (1.99%) Humax
6 5 (1.99%) Nagra
6 5 (1.99%) Roku
6 5 (1.99%) Verimatrix
7 4 (1.59%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.20%) F5
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle
8 3 (1.20%) Splunk
9 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.80%) Sage
9 2 (0.80%) VMware
West London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum £100k++ plus excellent benefits,
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000k base + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TD Group
Salary: Competitive Salary offered to the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £73000 per annum + `
Posted: 22 days ago