The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 339 333 338
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 880 819 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.80% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 667 670 685
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +10.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Trend

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

Business Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Manager over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Business Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
England -23 823 £55,000 -4.34% 125
London +9 435 £62,500 -3.84% 48
South East -6 162 £55,000 - 27
City of London -10 104 £57,500 -11.53% 15
West Midlands -3 45 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Yorkshire -58 40 £45,000 -10.00% 9
North West +22 38 £47,500 +16.20% 4
South West -11 34 £50,500 +6.31% 15
West Yorkshire -57 34 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Hampshire +7 31 £60,000 +1.26% 4
Scotland +4 30 £40,000 -15.16% 3
Surrey +6 29 £62,500 +4.16% 4
East of England -24 28 £48,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds -45 27 £45,000 -16.27% 6
East Midlands -9 26 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -23 22 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Birmingham +14 21 £58,000 +65.71% 2
Manchester +13 21 £50,000 +23.83% 1
Berkshire -41 19 £41,000 -25.45% 8
Wiltshire +12 18 £52,966 -15.25% 6
Swindon +4 15 £52,966 -29.37% 6
Oxfordshire +10 14 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Northamptonshire -7 14 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Glasgow -1 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -12 11 £52,500 +27.27%
Milton Keynes -20 11 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Middlesex +12 10 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Cheshire +2 10 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Reading -8 10 £38,500 -30.00% 2
Edinburgh -12 10 £58,750 +17.50% 2

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 564 (32.19%) Finance
2 495 (28.25%) Business Development
3 477 (27.23%) Project Management
4 302 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 271 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
6 241 (13.76%) PRINCE2
7 229 (13.07%) Degree
8 210 (11.99%) Marketing
9 199 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 172 (9.82%) Microsoft
11 160 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
12 158 (9.02%) CRM
13 145 (8.28%) Retail
14 138 (7.88%) Banking
15 133 (7.59%) E-Commerce
15 133 (7.59%) Change Management
16 127 (7.25%) MS Excel
17 119 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
18 115 (6.56%) ITIL
19 114 (6.51%) Oracle
20 112 (6.39%) SQL
21 100 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
22 99 (5.65%) Telecoms
23 92 (5.25%) ERP
24 88 (5.02%) SAP
25 83 (4.74%) Service Delivery
26 75 (4.28%) Management Information System
27 74 (4.22%) B2B
28 71 (4.05%) ETL
29 69 (3.94%) C

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.68%) CMS
3 11 (0.63%) SAS
4 4 (0.23%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.17%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.11%) Confluence
7 1 (0.057%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.057%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.057%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.057%) IIS
7 1 (0.057%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.057%) Lync
7 1 (0.057%) Kentico
7 1 (0.057%) WordPress
Applications
1 127 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.91%) MS Office
3 49 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 44 (2.51%) MS Project
5 30 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.23%) SPSS
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 33 (1.88%) SAP CO
1 33 (1.88%) SAP FI
2 30 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 24 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.40%) Magento
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.29%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.23%) Agresso
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.85%) SaaS
2 15 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.46%) Taleo
5 6 (0.34%) Office 365
6 5 (0.29%) PaaS
7 4 (0.23%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.057%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.057%) Pure360
9 1 (0.057%) Force.com
9 1 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.54%) Internet
2 21 (1.20%) WAN
3 19 (1.08%) MPLS
4 18 (1.03%) Unified Communications
5 17 (0.97%) VoIP
6 13 (0.74%) Intranet
7 12 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 12 (0.68%) VPLS
8 10 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.51%) Wireless
9 9 (0.51%) LAN
9 9 (0.51%) VPN
10 7 (0.40%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.34%) 3G
12 5 (0.29%) TETRA
12 5 (0.29%) SDH
12 5 (0.29%) SMS
12 5 (0.29%) Network Security
13 4 (0.23%) 4G
13 4 (0.23%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.05%) QlikView
4 30 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 24 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.14%) OLAP
10 19 (1.08%) Big Data
11 18 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (0.91%) ROLAP
12 16 (0.91%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.63%) Data Mart
14 11 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.57%) MySQL
16 9 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (0.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (0.63%) JIRA
2 5 (0.29%) WinRunner
2 5 (0.29%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.23%) Toad
4 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.17%) PVCS
5 1 (0.057%) Subversion
5 1 (0.057%) ProC
5 1 (0.057%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.057%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.057%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.057%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.057%) WATIR
5 1 (0.057%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.057%) TeamCity
General
1 564 (32.19%) Finance
2 210 (11.99%) Marketing
3 145 (8.28%) Retail
4 138 (7.88%) Banking
5 99 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.54%) Advertising
7 55 (3.14%) Publishing
7 55 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 39 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 38 (2.17%) Legal
10 36 (2.05%) Investment Banking
11 30 (1.71%) Law
12 27 (1.54%) Front Office
13 22 (1.26%) Games
14 19 (1.08%) Billing
15 17 (0.97%) Back Office
16 13 (0.74%) Electronics
17 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.57%) Automotive
18 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.57%) .NET
2 16 (0.91%) Middleware
3 12 (0.68%) EDI
3 12 (0.68%) HTML
3 12 (0.68%) Web Services
4 10 (0.57%) BAPI
5 9 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (0.46%) MDX
7 4 (0.23%) XML
7 4 (0.23%) LAMP
8 2 (0.11%) WCF
8 2 (0.11%) Velocity
8 2 (0.11%) HTML5
8 2 (0.11%) FIXML
9 1 (0.057%) Ajax
9 1 (0.057%) XHTML
9 1 (0.057%) CSS
9 1 (0.057%) SOAP
9 1 (0.057%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.28%) Management Information System
2 32 (1.83%) Social Media
3 25 (1.43%) EFT
3 25 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.20%) NHS
5 19 (1.08%) Visualisation
5 19 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 17 (0.97%) Fixed Income
7 17 (0.97%) Data Integration
8 14 (0.80%) Life Science
8 14 (0.80%) FMCG
8 14 (0.80%) PMI
9 12 (0.68%) Equities
10 11 (0.63%) Derivative
10 11 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
11 10 (0.57%) SWIFT
12 9 (0.51%) EPoS
12 9 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (2.23%) Windows
2 15 (0.86%) Linux
3 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.46%) Android
4 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.46%) UNIX
5 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (28.25%) Business Development
2 477 (27.23%) Project Management
3 302 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 271 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
5 241 (13.76%) PRINCE2
6 199 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 158 (9.02%) CRM
8 133 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 133 (7.59%) Change Management
9 119 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (6.56%) ITIL
11 100 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 92 (5.25%) ERP
13 83 (4.74%) Service Delivery
14 74 (4.22%) B2B
15 71 (4.05%) ETL
16 61 (3.48%) Risk Management
16 61 (3.48%) Data Management
17 57 (3.25%) Analytics
18 56 (3.20%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 112 (6.39%) SQL
2 69 (3.94%) C
3 22 (1.26%) C#
4 17 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 16 (0.91%) Java
6 12 (0.68%) VBA
7 11 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.57%) ABAP
9 9 (0.51%) PHP
10 6 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.17%) PowerHouse
11 3 (0.17%) C++
12 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.11%) VB
12 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.057%) X++
13 1 (0.057%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 229 (13.07%) Degree
2 43 (2.45%) PMI Certification
3 40 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 36 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 30 (1.71%) PMP
6 27 (1.54%) ISEB
7 23 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 20 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 20 (1.14%) MBA
9 17 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 12 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.57%) CIMA
13 8 (0.46%) IIBA
13 8 (0.46%) ACCA
14 6 (0.34%) CBAP
14 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.29%) CIPD
16 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.71%) SLA
2 21 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.03%) COBIT
4 17 (0.97%) QA
5 12 (0.68%) EMIR
6 11 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.40%) MiFID
8 7 (0.40%) GCP
9 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.23%) Basel III
11 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) BS25999
12 2 (0.11%) COREP
13 1 (0.057%) Basel II
13 1 (0.057%) FINREP
13 1 (0.057%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.057%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.057%) XenApp
4 1 (0.057%) XenServer
4 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.057%) SCOM
4 1 (0.057%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 172 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.51%) Oracle
3 88 (5.02%) SAP
4 69 (3.94%) Cognos
5 53 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 44 (2.51%) Cisco
7 43 (2.45%) VMware
8 39 (2.23%) Business Objects
9 34 (1.94%) HP
10 20 (1.14%) Citrix
10 20 (1.14%) NetApp
11 14 (0.80%) WatchGuard
11 14 (0.80%) SonicWALL
12 12 (0.68%) Northgate
13 11 (0.63%) IBM
14 10 (0.57%) Guidewire
14 10 (0.57%) Siebel
14 10 (0.57%) BT
14 10 (0.57%) Huawei
15 9 (0.51%) Netezza
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car scheme + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension, Car, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + £100,000, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hyphen
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Salary: +OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
London Borough of Croydon
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson - Volkswagon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £440000 per annum + 8.1% salary uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + NHS Package and London Weighting
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago