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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 381 368 370
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 726 753 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 569 609 586
Average salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,065 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -29 668 £55,000 -4.34% 119
London -26 312 £62,500 -3.84% 48
South East -36 103 £58,750 +11.90% 19
City of London +6 81 £57,500 -17.85% 18
Yorkshire +29 60 £45,000 -5.26% 5
East of England +3 57 £50,000 -4.76% 9
West Yorkshire +26 46 £45,000 -7.69% 2
North West -15 40 £47,500 -1.55% 7
South West +7 36 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Berkshire -11 36 £60,000 +2.12% 7
East Midlands +41 31 £53,458 +6.91% 9
Manchester +1 30 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 25 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds +5 24 £45,750 -23.10% 2
Surrey -9 23 £60,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -48 23 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Hertfordshire +1 16 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Reading -4 16 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Peterborough +13 14 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 14 £56,250 +7.14% 2
South Wales -13 13 £45,000 +8.26% 1
Wales -15 13 £45,000 +8.26% 1
Hampshire -16 13 £51,500 -1.90% 3
Scotland +5 12 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Northamptonshire +6 11 £55,000 -10.20% 2
Essex -7 11 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Wiltshire +9 10 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Cambridge +5 10 £52,500 -14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 9 £47,979 -4.04% 2
Slough +11 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 534 (35.62%) Finance
2 415 (27.69%) Business Development
3 367 (24.48%) Project Management
4 312 (20.81%) Business Analysis
5 217 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
6 193 (12.88%) PRINCE2
7 190 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 178 (11.87%) Marketing
9 177 (11.81%) Degree
10 176 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
11 149 (9.94%) CRM
12 140 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
13 135 (9.01%) Retail
14 129 (8.61%) Change Management
15 124 (8.27%) Microsoft
16 122 (8.14%) Telecoms
17 106 (7.07%) SQL
18 99 (6.60%) ITIL
19 95 (6.34%) MS Excel
20 93 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
21 91 (6.07%) Banking
22 90 (6.00%) Line Management
23 85 (5.67%) Management Information System
24 84 (5.60%) SAP
25 81 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
26 80 (5.34%) ERP
27 74 (4.94%) Data Management
28 70 (4.67%) Oracle
28 70 (4.67%) Service Delivery
29 67 (4.47%) Manufacturing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.73%) SAS
3 7 (0.47%) CMS
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.20%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.13%) Lync
5 2 (0.13%) IIS
5 2 (0.13%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.067%) Drupal
6 1 (0.067%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.067%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.067%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.20%) MS Project
3 44 (2.94%) MS Office
4 23 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.20%) SPSS
7 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) FastStats
9 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.53%) Changepoint
6 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.40%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.27%) Magento
9 3 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.20%) SalesLogix
9 3 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.13%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.47%) SaaS
2 13 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.60%) IaaS
4 9 (0.60%) PaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Force.com
6 2 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.80%) Internet
2 14 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (0.80%) Unified Communications
4 10 (0.67%) WAN
5 9 (0.60%) Intranet
5 9 (0.60%) MPLS
5 9 (0.60%) Network Security
6 8 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.53%) VoIP
7 7 (0.47%) LAN
8 6 (0.40%) VPN
8 6 (0.40%) Wireless
9 5 (0.33%) Frame Relay
9 5 (0.33%) ATM
10 4 (0.27%) PBX
10 4 (0.27%) Firewall
11 3 (0.20%) 3G
11 3 (0.20%) VPLS
12 2 (0.13%) 4G
12 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (2.27%) Big Data
5 32 (2.13%) QlikView
6 31 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 19 (1.27%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.07%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.80%) OLAP
14 10 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.67%) SAP BW
14 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.47%) JIRA
2 5 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.067%) Toad
4 1 (0.067%) MSI
4 1 (0.067%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 534 (35.62%) Finance
2 178 (11.87%) Marketing
3 135 (9.01%) Retail
4 122 (8.14%) Telecoms
5 91 (6.07%) Banking
6 67 (4.47%) Manufacturing
7 40 (2.67%) Legal
8 31 (2.07%) Law
9 30 (2.00%) Back Office
10 28 (1.87%) Advertising
11 26 (1.73%) Automotive
12 25 (1.67%) Billing
13 24 (1.60%) Games
14 20 (1.33%) Local Government
15 18 (1.20%) Investment Banking
16 17 (1.13%) Front Office
17 14 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.87%) Publishing
19 12 (0.80%) General Ledger
20 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.60%) .NET
2 12 (0.80%) HTML
3 10 (0.67%) Apache Flex
3 10 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.53%) XML
5 6 (0.40%) EDI
6 4 (0.27%) Middleware
7 3 (0.20%) CSS
8 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.067%) Velocity
9 1 (0.067%) HTML5
9 1 (0.067%) CSS3
9 1 (0.067%) SOAP
9 1 (0.067%) Web Services
9 1 (0.067%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.067%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 140 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.54%) FMCG
4 31 (2.07%) NHS
5 25 (1.67%) Social Media
6 20 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.27%) PMI
8 17 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.07%) Tandem
9 16 (1.07%) Derivative
10 13 (0.87%) User Experience
11 12 (0.80%) Credit Risk
12 10 (0.67%) EPoS
13 9 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.60%) Kindle
14 8 (0.53%) EFT
14 8 (0.53%) DTV
15 7 (0.47%) Equities
15 7 (0.47%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (2.20%) Windows
2 13 (0.87%) Linux
3 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
3 7 (0.47%) UNIX
4 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.067%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (27.69%) Business Development
2 367 (24.48%) Project Management
3 312 (20.81%) Business Analysis
4 217 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
5 193 (12.88%) PRINCE2
6 190 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 176 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (9.94%) CRM
9 129 (8.61%) Change Management
10 99 (6.60%) ITIL
11 93 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 90 (6.00%) Line Management
13 80 (5.34%) ERP
14 74 (4.94%) Data Management
15 70 (4.67%) Service Delivery
16 66 (4.40%) E-Commerce
16 66 (4.40%) B2B
16 66 (4.40%) Mentoring
17 65 (4.34%) Risk Management
18 57 (3.80%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (7.07%) SQL
2 42 (2.80%) C
3 20 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 18 (1.20%) R
5 11 (0.73%) VBA
6 10 (0.67%) Java
7 5 (0.33%) C#
7 5 (0.33%) Ruby
8 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.20%) ABAP
9 3 (0.20%) VB
10 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.13%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.13%) PHP
10 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.067%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.067%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.067%) VB6
11 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 177 (11.81%) Degree
2 52 (3.47%) PMI Certification
3 42 (2.80%) PMP
4 41 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (2.00%) ISEB
6 27 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 27 (1.80%) VCP4
7 21 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 13 (0.87%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.47%) MBA
11 5 (0.33%) APMG
12 4 (0.27%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) CIPD
13 3 (0.20%) CBAP
13 3 (0.20%) AAT
14 2 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.13%) ACCA
15 1 (0.067%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.87%) SLA
2 21 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.20%) QA
4 12 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.40%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.27%) Basel II
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.27%) EMIR
6 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) TickIT
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) Basel III
9 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.067%) COREP
9 1 (0.067%) FINREP
System Software
1 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.067%) vSphere
4 1 (0.067%) HDFS
4 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.13%) SCOM
2 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.13%) Control-M
2 2 (0.13%) WSUS
3 1 (0.067%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.067%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 124 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.60%) SAP
3 70 (4.67%) Oracle
4 55 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (3.14%) Business Objects
6 39 (2.60%) Cognos
7 28 (1.87%) Informatica
8 19 (1.27%) Ab Initio
9 18 (1.20%) VMware
10 16 (1.07%) Cisco
11 15 (1.00%) Mitel
12 11 (0.73%) Tableau
12 11 (0.73%) HP
13 10 (0.67%) Siebel
13 10 (0.67%) Sage
14 8 (0.53%) Autodesk
15 7 (0.47%) BT
15 7 (0.47%) Yardi
15 7 (0.47%) Citrix
15 7 (0.47%) IBM
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + commission
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 80K OTE uncapped
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Resource Management
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: 28.5 days, car. OTE, KPI
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Networking People
Salary: 28.5 hols, car, OTE, KPI
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: 28.5 days hol, Car, OTE, KPI
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Field Based
EMIS
Salary: Basic £45k to £55k plus OTE bonus and company car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Platform People
Salary: £70k + 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday