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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 360 354 346
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 793 880 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 665 667 670
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,454 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.67% -0.08%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 0 767 £56,000 +1.81% 122
London -7 397 £65,000 +4.00% 60
South East -8 135 £55,000 - 18
City of London +14 82 £60,000 +4.34% 25
North West +16 55 £52,500 +10.52% 7
West Midlands -8 52 £47,133 -14.30% 9
East of England +12 36 £51,250 +6.77% 2
South West -12 35 £47,500 -5.94% 11
Hampshire +14 34 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +21 32 £56,750 +38.41% 4
Surrey +7 32 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Yorkshire -14 31 £45,000 - 9
West Yorkshire -9 24 £43,750 -2.77% 6
Cheshire +8 21 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Manchester +7 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hertfordshire +5 20 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +1 20 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Reading +7 17 £65,000 +68.83% 2
East Midlands -7 17 £51,085 +36.22% 3
Oxfordshire +6 12 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Merseyside +20 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Liverpool +19 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -22 10 £47,317 -18.41% 2
Slough - 10 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £60,000 +37.93%
Kent +10 9 £28,000 -36.36%
Staffordshire +3 9 £40,750 -25.90% 2
Gloucestershire +1 9 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Basingstoke +28 8 £70,000 +69.69% 1
Bedfordshire -1 8 £50,000 +14.94% 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 588 (34.90%) Finance
2 517 (30.68%) Project Management
3 383 (22.73%) Business Development
4 316 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 289 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
6 268 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 226 (13.41%) Change Management
8 225 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
9 217 (12.88%) Marketing
10 207 (12.28%) Degree
11 203 (12.05%) PRINCE2
12 189 (11.22%) Retail
13 174 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
14 169 (10.03%) Microsoft
15 154 (9.14%) SAP
16 147 (8.72%) CRM
17 146 (8.66%) Banking
18 136 (8.07%) ERP
19 135 (8.01%) SQL
20 130 (7.72%) MS Excel
21 120 (7.12%) Oracle
22 119 (7.06%) Analytics
23 117 (6.94%) ITIL
24 97 (5.76%) Management Information System
25 95 (5.64%) SQL Server
26 92 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
27 90 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
28 88 (5.22%) Legal
28 88 (5.22%) Line Management
29 85 (5.04%) Telecoms

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.31%) SAS
3 6 (0.36%) WorkSite
4 5 (0.30%) CMS
4 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.30%) SugarCRM
5 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.12%) Drupal
7 2 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.059%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 130 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.87%) MS Office
3 47 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.37%) MS Project
5 21 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.13%) SPSS
7 12 (0.71%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 26 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.07%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.65%) Endur
6 10 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.30%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.30%) Magento
9 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.67%) SaaS
2 18 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (1.07%) IaaS
3 13 (0.77%) Office 365
4 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 25 (1.48%) Internet
3 12 (0.71%) WAN
4 9 (0.53%) LAN
4 9 (0.53%) WebEx
5 7 (0.42%) Wireless
6 5 (0.30%) Broadband
6 5 (0.30%) VPN
7 4 (0.24%) MPLS
7 4 (0.24%) Firewall
8 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.18%) ATM
8 3 (0.18%) VoIP
9 2 (0.12%) IPv4
9 2 (0.12%) IPv6
9 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.059%) LTE
10 1 (0.059%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
5 51 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (1.66%) QlikView
8 26 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 21 (1.25%) Big Data
10 18 (1.07%) Data Mining
10 18 (1.07%) OLAP
10 18 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.83%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.53%) DB2
14 9 (0.53%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (0.59%) JIRA
2 8 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.18%) Toad
4 3 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.059%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.059%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.059%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 588 (34.90%) Finance
2 217 (12.88%) Marketing
3 189 (11.22%) Retail
4 146 (8.66%) Banking
5 88 (5.22%) Legal
6 85 (5.04%) Telecoms
7 77 (4.57%) Manufacturing
8 45 (2.67%) Law
9 44 (2.61%) Back Office
10 41 (2.43%) Investment Banking
11 36 (2.14%) Front Office
12 30 (1.78%) Advertising
13 27 (1.60%) Local Government
14 20 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.83%) Games
17 13 (0.77%) Automotive
17 13 (0.77%) Electronics
18 12 (0.71%) General Ledger
19 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.49%) .NET
2 12 (0.71%) REST
3 10 (0.59%) XML
4 8 (0.47%) XMPP
5 7 (0.42%) HTML
5 7 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.36%) JSON
7 4 (0.24%) Web Services
7 4 (0.24%) MDX
7 4 (0.24%) jQuery
8 3 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.18%) CSS
9 2 (0.12%) COM
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) Ajax
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) CSS3
9 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.059%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 44 (2.61%) FMCG
4 35 (2.08%) Social Media
5 30 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 29 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 27 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.13%) NHS
10 18 (1.07%) PMI
10 18 (1.07%) Derivative
10 18 (1.07%) User Experience
10 18 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.01%) Statistics
12 16 (0.95%) EPoS
13 15 (0.89%) Mainframe
13 15 (0.89%) Equities
13 15 (0.89%) Data Integration
14 14 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (1.42%) Windows
2 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
4 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.30%) Android
4 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.12%) MVS
7 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (30.68%) Project Management
2 383 (22.73%) Business Development
3 316 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 289 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
5 268 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 226 (13.41%) Change Management
7 225 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
8 203 (12.05%) PRINCE2
9 147 (8.72%) CRM
10 136 (8.07%) ERP
11 119 (7.06%) Analytics
12 117 (6.94%) ITIL
13 90 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 88 (5.22%) Line Management
15 79 (4.69%) Service Delivery
15 79 (4.69%) Risk Management
16 76 (4.51%) E-Commerce
17 75 (4.45%) Data Management
18 70 (4.15%) Coaching
18 70 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (8.01%) SQL
2 47 (2.79%) C
3 40 (2.37%) T-SQL
4 16 (0.95%) VBA
5 15 (0.89%) R
6 14 (0.83%) C#
7 12 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 11 (0.65%) Java
9 6 (0.36%) Python
10 5 (0.30%) VB
11 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.18%) COBOL
13 2 (0.12%) PHP
13 2 (0.12%) C++
14 1 (0.059%) Perl
14 1 (0.059%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.059%) VB6
14 1 (0.059%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.059%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 207 (12.28%) Degree
2 63 (3.74%) PMI Certification
3 48 (2.85%) PMP
4 32 (1.90%) ISEB
5 28 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 10 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.47%) MBA
12 6 (0.36%) CIMA
12 6 (0.36%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.24%) CISSP
13 4 (0.24%) APMP
13 4 (0.24%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.18%) PhD
14 3 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.12%) ACCA
15 2 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.79%) QA
2 26 (1.54%) SLA
3 12 (0.71%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.42%) MiFID
6 7 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.36%) EMIR
8 4 (0.24%) FATCA
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.12%) P3O
10 2 (0.12%) COREP
10 2 (0.12%) FINREP
11 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.18%) XenApp
3 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.059%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.059%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.059%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 169 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 154 (9.14%) SAP
3 120 (7.12%) Oracle
4 50 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (2.79%) Tableau
6 45 (2.67%) Cisco
7 41 (2.43%) Cognos
8 17 (1.01%) Polycom
9 15 (0.89%) IBM
10 11 (0.65%) Informatica
11 10 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 10 (0.59%) Sage
11 10 (0.59%) VMware
12 9 (0.53%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.47%) OpenLink
14 7 (0.42%) Northgate
14 7 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.42%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.42%) Citrix
15 6 (0.36%) Interwoven
London
Aston Carter
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Sussex
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + EIM Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and flexi time
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: £40,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Hays UK - Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Experis IT
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £92000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday