The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 917 978
Rank change year-on-year +50 +61  
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.062% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 5
Median salary £81,000 £37,626 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +115.27% -34.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £37,626 £55,000
% change year-on-year +139.19% -31.59%  

MBCS 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 21989 25899 30478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.59% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17158 20956 24185
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MBCS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in the UK

MBCS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MBCS.

Salary trend for MBCS in the UK

MBCS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MBCS over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MBCS in the UK

MBCS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 7 £81,000 +115.27% 1
South East +65 4 £90,000 +9.09%
London +25 3 £72,000 +30.31%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Yorkshire -7 1 £90,000 +139.19%
Reading - 1 £90,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £90,000 -
Leeds - 1 £90,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £90,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing MBCS 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 MBCS.

1 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 6 (42.86%) JMeter
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) NeoLoad
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) CITP

MBCS
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 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) JMeter
1 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
1 6 (42.86%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Test Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CITP
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) MBA
3 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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