The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 203 206 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 49 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 31
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £81,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Business Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Manager across the North West region.

Business Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 24 £50,000 +31.57% 7
Cheshire -13 12 £46,500 -22.50% 1
Lancashire -1 7 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Manager in their job title.

1 44 (47.83%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Business Development
2 23 (25.00%) Degree
3 18 (19.57%) SAP
4 16 (17.39%) SAP BW
5 15 (16.30%) Business Objects
5 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (15.22%) SAP CO
6 14 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (15.22%) SAP FI
7 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.87%) Marketing
9 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (7.61%) ERP
12 7 (7.61%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (6.52%) Telemarketing
13 6 (6.52%) VMware
13 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
13 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
13 6 (6.52%) CRM
14 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
14 5 (5.43%) SQL

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Project
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) SAP FI
1 14 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (15.22%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SSL
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) TETRA
3 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SAP BW
2 14 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) QlikView
7 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 44 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.09%) Social Media
2 1 (1.09%) PMI
2 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Business Development
2 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.13%) Project Management
4 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.61%) ERP
7 7 (7.61%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.52%) CRM
8 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.52%) Telemarketing
9 5 (5.43%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Change Management
9 5 (5.43%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (4.35%) Change Control
10 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.35%) Data Management
10 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) ABAP
3 1 (1.09%) PowerHouse
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (1.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) BS25999
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) SAP
2 15 (16.30%) Business Objects
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) NetApp
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) EMC
6 2 (2.17%) Siebel
6 2 (2.17%) CommVault
6 2 (2.17%) Teradata
6 2 (2.17%) Kalido
6 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (1.09%) Orchard
7 1 (1.09%) McAfee
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Dell
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Ripe4
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus +£4600 Cash/Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Three People
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + uncapped + car + bens
Posted: 24 days ago