The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 120 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 16 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 5
Average salary £63,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.45% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Business Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2276 2110 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 93.86% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1675 1602
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Business Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Business Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (19.44%) Business Development
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) Budget Control
7 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (8.33%) Huawei
9 3 (8.33%) IT Governance
9 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 3 (8.33%) TETRA
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.33%) Wireless
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.56%) MS Project
10 2 (5.56%) ERP
10 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.56%) COBIT
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
11 1 (2.78%) IaaS

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TETRA
1 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.78%) Social Media
1 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
1 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (19.44%) Business Development
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) Budget Control
6 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.33%) IT Governance
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) ERP
9 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
10 1 (2.78%) Analytics
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Marketing Strategy
10 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Huawei
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Progress
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.78%) Sage
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com