The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 344 352 349
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 846 883 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 648 700 643
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +6 791 £56,000 +1.81% 132
London +8 390 £60,000 - 54
South East +13 163 £56,000 +12.00% 29
City of London +47 109 £55,000 - 23
West Midlands +4 62 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire +7 48 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Berkshire +6 47 £56,000 +6.66% 9
Hampshire +15 38 £46,000 +8.23% 6
West Yorkshire +25 37 £43,603 -3.10% 5
North West -12 35 £47,500 - 7
East Midlands +16 30 £57,500 +53.33% 7
East of England -5 29 £53,000 +6.00% 5
South West -14 29 £50,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +36 27 £65,000 +12.06% 9
Surrey +20 25 £57,500 - 3
Scotland +18 22 £51,250 -19.92% 1
Slough +21 20 £56,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds +10 20 £41,302 -8.21% 4
Reading -16 19 £70,000 +21.73% 6
Manchester -1 18 £44,500 -15.23% 4
Birmingham -12 14 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Leicestershire +29 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire 0 12 £66,875 +27.38% 1
Glasgow +10 11 £51,000 -2.15% 1
Cheshire -1 11 £46,250 +15.62%
Edinburgh +21 10 £51,250 -19.92%
Basingstoke +19 9 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Kent +13 9 £28,000 -34.94%
Coventry -6 9 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Henley-on-Thames - 9 £80,000 - 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 546 (34.62%) Finance
2 463 (29.36%) Project Management
3 394 (24.98%) Business Development
4 348 (22.07%) Business Analysis
5 268 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
6 235 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 229 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
8 213 (13.51%) PRINCE2
9 194 (12.30%) Marketing
10 185 (11.73%) Change Management
11 180 (11.41%) Degree
12 169 (10.72%) Retail
13 137 (8.69%) CRM
14 133 (8.43%) SAP
14 133 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (8.05%) Banking
16 125 (7.93%) Microsoft
17 116 (7.36%) ERP
18 112 (7.10%) Oracle
19 109 (6.91%) SQL
20 107 (6.79%) ITIL
21 103 (6.53%) Management Information System
22 98 (6.21%) MS Excel
23 89 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
24 88 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
25 85 (5.39%) Line Management
26 81 (5.14%) Analytics
27 80 (5.07%) Data Management
28 78 (4.95%) Risk Management
29 77 (4.88%) Service Delivery

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.59%) SAS
3 6 (0.38%) WorkSite
3 6 (0.38%) CMS
4 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.32%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.13%) Lync
6 1 (0.063%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.063%) Drupal
6 1 (0.063%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.063%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 98 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.06%) MS Office
3 40 (2.54%) MS Project
4 33 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.40%) SPSS
6 21 (1.33%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.063%) FastStats
9 1 (0.063%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 28 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.57%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.51%) Endur
7 7 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.38%) Magento
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.32%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.28%) SaaS
2 14 (0.89%) IaaS
3 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.51%) Office 365
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.65%) Internet
2 25 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 10 (0.63%) Wireless
3 10 (0.63%) MPLS
4 9 (0.57%) VPN
4 9 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.57%) WAN
5 7 (0.44%) ATM
5 7 (0.44%) VoIP
5 7 (0.44%) WebEx
6 6 (0.38%) Network Security
7 5 (0.32%) Frame Relay
7 5 (0.32%) LAN
8 2 (0.13%) VPLS
8 2 (0.13%) NGN
8 2 (0.13%) IPv4
8 2 (0.13%) IPv6
8 2 (0.13%) Broadband
8 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 48 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (1.78%) QlikView
7 19 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.95%) Big Data
10 14 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 13 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.70%) OLAP
12 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.51%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.51%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (0.76%) JIRA
2 8 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.19%) MSI
3 3 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.063%) Toad
5 1 (0.063%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.063%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 546 (34.62%) Finance
2 194 (12.30%) Marketing
3 169 (10.72%) Retail
4 127 (8.05%) Banking
5 75 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 74 (4.69%) Manufacturing
7 63 (3.99%) Legal
8 46 (2.92%) Back Office
9 33 (2.09%) Law
9 33 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.97%) Advertising
10 31 (1.97%) Front Office
11 27 (1.71%) Local Government
12 22 (1.40%) Games
13 19 (1.20%) Automotive
14 18 (1.14%) Billing
15 17 (1.08%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.89%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.33%) .NET
2 10 (0.63%) Apache Flex
3 8 (0.51%) REST
4 6 (0.38%) XMPP
4 6 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (0.38%) XML
4 6 (0.38%) HTML
5 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.19%) JSON
6 3 (0.19%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.13%) jQuery
7 2 (0.13%) Velocity
7 2 (0.13%) CGI
7 2 (0.13%) CSS
7 2 (0.13%) EDI
7 2 (0.13%) Middleware
8 1 (0.063%) SOAP
8 1 (0.063%) COM
8 1 (0.063%) MDX
8 1 (0.063%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.47%) FMCG
4 35 (2.22%) Social Media
5 27 (1.71%) NHS
6 26 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.27%) Derivative
8 18 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.14%) User Experience
9 16 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.82%) Statistics
12 12 (0.76%) Equities
13 11 (0.70%) PMI
14 10 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.63%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.63%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.57%) EFT
15 9 (0.57%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (1.71%) Windows
2 10 (0.63%) Windows XP
3 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.32%) Android
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.13%) MVS
5 2 (0.13%) UNIX
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.063%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (29.36%) Project Management
2 394 (24.98%) Business Development
3 348 (22.07%) Business Analysis
4 268 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
5 235 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 229 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 213 (13.51%) PRINCE2
8 185 (11.73%) Change Management
9 137 (8.69%) CRM
10 116 (7.36%) ERP
11 107 (6.79%) ITIL
12 88 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 85 (5.39%) Line Management
14 81 (5.14%) Analytics
15 80 (5.07%) Data Management
16 78 (4.95%) Risk Management
17 77 (4.88%) Service Delivery
18 74 (4.69%) E-Commerce
19 73 (4.63%) Mentoring
20 71 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (6.91%) SQL
2 42 (2.66%) C
3 31 (1.97%) T-SQL
4 21 (1.33%) R
5 15 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 12 (0.76%) VBA
7 9 (0.57%) C#
8 8 (0.51%) Java
9 7 (0.44%) VB
10 3 (0.19%) Python
10 3 (0.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.13%) C++
12 1 (0.063%) PHP
12 1 (0.063%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.063%) VB6
12 1 (0.063%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 180 (11.41%) Degree
2 50 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 42 (2.66%) PMP
4 38 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (1.90%) ISEB
6 26 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.01%) Security Cleared
9 13 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.38%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.32%) MBA
12 5 (0.32%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.25%) CIMA
14 3 (0.19%) CISSP
15 2 (0.13%) CSSLP
15 2 (0.13%) APMP
15 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.13%) MCP
15 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.97%) QA
2 20 (1.27%) SLA
3 15 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) COREP
8 2 (0.13%) FINREP
8 2 (0.13%) P3O
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.19%) vSphere
3 3 (0.19%) XenApp
3 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.063%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.19%) SCCM
2 2 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.063%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.063%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.063%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.063%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.063%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 133 (8.43%) SAP
2 125 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 112 (7.10%) Oracle
4 60 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (3.11%) Business Objects
6 44 (2.79%) Cognos
7 34 (2.16%) Cisco
8 23 (1.46%) Tableau
9 21 (1.33%) Informatica
10 17 (1.08%) VMware
11 16 (1.01%) IBM
12 11 (0.70%) Sage
13 10 (0.63%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.63%) Ab Initio
14 9 (0.57%) Siebel
14 9 (0.57%) GoldenSource
14 9 (0.57%) Polycom
15 8 (0.51%) Talend
15 8 (0.51%) BI-SAM
15 8 (0.51%) Capita
City, London
Infuse Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k On Target Earnings (Uncapped)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Technip
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefitss
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum £5.4K Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE £10k & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus and other large corp
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago