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 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 948 963
Rank change year-on-year +94 +15  
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.049% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Median salary £57,604 £55,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.26% +57.85%  
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +35.71%  

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 21340 28363 30549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.70% 27.30% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16792 22827 23905
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 April 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 +90 7 £57,604 +4.26% 6
London +58 3 £57,604 -30.17% 2
South East +67 1 - - 1
South West +10 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) C
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
3 7 (38.89%) Legal
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) JMeter
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) NeoLoad
6 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) Junos
7 3 (16.67%) V-Model
7 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 3 (16.67%) Hadoop

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) Junos
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) JMeter
1 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
1 5 (27.78%) NeoLoad
General
1 7 (38.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Continuity Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) DoDAF
6 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (16.67%) MODAF
6 3 (16.67%) Presales
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) V-Model
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) GIAC
2 3 (16.67%) GSEC
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
1 3 (16.67%) Juniper
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
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