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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 360 361 335
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 808 850 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.77% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 677 640 685
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 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,250 £90,000
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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 782 £55,000 - 100
London +30 406 £70,000 +7.69% 47
South East -39 133 £53,500 -10.83% 18
City of London +12 79 £60,000 +4.34% 11
North West +10 62 £52,500 +5.00% 10
West Midlands +10 54 £47,000 -10.47% 9
East of England +22 37 £45,000 -10.89% 2
Hampshire +14 32 £50,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire +5 31 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South West 0 31 £48,750 -7.14% 5
Berkshire +9 30 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Surrey +14 28 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Yorkshire +13 27 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Leeds +18 24 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire +19 23 £45,000 -3.22% 1
East Midlands +7 21 £51,085 +4.25% 1
Hertfordshire +7 19 £52,500 - 1
Manchester +1 19 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Merseyside +24 15 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Liverpool +23 15 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Reading -2 14 £50,000 -21.25% 4
Staffordshire +14 13 £41,500 -24.54% 4
Buckinghamshire -34 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Milton Keynes -27 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire +1 10 £45,000 -14.28%
East Sussex +16 9 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Slough +3 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Scotland -10 9 £55,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £45,000 +26.76%
Birmingham +5 8 £48,567 -13.65% 4

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 580 (34.69%) Finance
2 502 (30.02%) Project Management
3 375 (22.43%) Business Development
4 295 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
5 294 (17.58%) Business Analysis
6 254 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 227 (13.58%) Change Management
8 219 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
9 206 (12.32%) Degree
10 205 (12.26%) Marketing
11 191 (11.42%) PRINCE2
12 181 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
13 171 (10.23%) Retail
14 168 (10.05%) Microsoft
15 154 (9.21%) Banking
16 150 (8.97%) SAP
17 138 (8.25%) MS Excel
18 136 (8.13%) ERP
18 136 (8.13%) SQL
19 132 (7.89%) CRM
20 121 (7.24%) Analytics
21 118 (7.06%) ITIL
22 105 (6.28%) Oracle
23 97 (5.80%) SQL Server
24 93 (5.56%) Line Management
25 92 (5.50%) Management Information System
26 91 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
27 88 (5.26%) Legal
28 85 (5.08%) Risk Management
29 84 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.14%) SAS
3 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.30%) CMS
4 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.30%) SugarCRM
5 4 (0.24%) WorkSite
6 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.12%) Drupal
7 2 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.060%) Lync
8 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.060%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.060%) Documentum
8 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 138 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.90%) MS Office
3 50 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.27%) MS Project
5 20 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.14%) SPSS
7 13 (0.78%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 23 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 17 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.66%) Endur
5 11 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.30%) Magento
8 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.30%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.39%) SaaS
2 20 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (1.20%) IaaS
3 16 (0.96%) Office 365
4 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.91%) Unified Communications
2 21 (1.26%) Internet
3 11 (0.66%) WAN
4 9 (0.54%) WebEx
4 9 (0.54%) Wireless
5 8 (0.48%) LAN
6 5 (0.30%) Broadband
7 4 (0.24%) VPN
7 4 (0.24%) Firewall
8 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) IPv4
9 2 (0.12%) IPv6
9 2 (0.12%) ATM
9 2 (0.12%) VoIP
9 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
9 2 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.060%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
6 41 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (1.79%) Big Data
8 29 (1.73%) QlikView
9 23 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 18 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (0.90%) OLAP
13 14 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.66%) Relational Database
15 10 (0.60%) DB2
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.48%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.30%) JIRA
3 3 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.18%) MSI
4 2 (0.12%) Toad
4 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.060%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.060%) Bugzilla
General
1 580 (34.69%) Finance
2 205 (12.26%) Marketing
3 171 (10.23%) Retail
4 154 (9.21%) Banking
5 88 (5.26%) Legal
6 78 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 76 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 47 (2.81%) Investment Banking
9 42 (2.51%) Law
10 38 (2.27%) Back Office
11 32 (1.91%) Front Office
12 30 (1.79%) Advertising
13 21 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.26%) Local Government
14 19 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.72%) Electronics
16 10 (0.60%) Automotive
16 10 (0.60%) Games
16 10 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.33%) .NET
2 12 (0.72%) REST
3 10 (0.60%) XML
4 8 (0.48%) XMPP
5 6 (0.36%) JSON
5 6 (0.36%) MDX
5 6 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.36%) HTML
6 5 (0.30%) Web Services
7 4 (0.24%) jQuery
8 3 (0.18%) CSS
8 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.18%) EDI
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) Ajax
9 2 (0.12%) COM
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) CSS3
9 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.060%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 181 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.33%) FMCG
4 37 (2.21%) Visualisation
4 37 (2.21%) Social Media
5 25 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.20%) NHS
7 19 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 18 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (0.96%) User Experience
9 16 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.96%) PMI
9 16 (0.96%) Equities
9 16 (0.96%) Derivative
10 15 (0.90%) EPoS
11 14 (0.84%) Data Integration
12 13 (0.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (1.44%) Windows
2 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
3 5 (0.30%) Android
4 2 (0.12%) MVS
5 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.060%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (30.02%) Project Management
2 375 (22.43%) Business Development
3 295 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
4 294 (17.58%) Business Analysis
5 254 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 227 (13.58%) Change Management
7 219 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 191 (11.42%) PRINCE2
9 136 (8.13%) ERP
10 132 (7.89%) CRM
11 121 (7.24%) Analytics
12 118 (7.06%) ITIL
13 93 (5.56%) Line Management
14 85 (5.08%) Risk Management
15 84 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 77 (4.61%) Service Delivery
17 75 (4.49%) Programme Management
18 73 (4.37%) Coaching
19 71 (4.25%) Data Management
20 70 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (8.13%) SQL
2 51 (3.05%) C
3 44 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 19 (1.14%) C#
5 16 (0.96%) VBA
6 15 (0.90%) R
7 12 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.48%) Java
9 6 (0.36%) Python
10 5 (0.30%) VB
11 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.18%) COBOL
13 2 (0.12%) C++
14 1 (0.060%) Perl
14 1 (0.060%) PHP
14 1 (0.060%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.060%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.060%) VB6
14 1 (0.060%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 206 (12.32%) Degree
2 56 (3.35%) PMI Certification
3 44 (2.63%) PMP
4 32 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (1.56%) ISEB
7 20 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 13 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.54%) MBA
11 7 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.36%) CIMA
12 6 (0.36%) CISSP
12 6 (0.36%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.30%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.24%) APMG
14 4 (0.24%) APMP
14 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.23%) QA
2 28 (1.67%) SLA
3 12 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.48%) MiFID
6 7 (0.42%) EMIR
6 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.36%) COBIT
8 4 (0.24%) FATCA
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.060%) Basel III
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.060%) Basel II
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.060%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (0.36%) 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 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.060%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.060%) MOM
2 1 (0.060%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.060%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 168 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 150 (8.97%) SAP
3 105 (6.28%) Oracle
4 52 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (2.87%) Tableau
6 40 (2.39%) Cisco
7 38 (2.27%) Cognos
8 18 (1.08%) Polycom
9 16 (0.96%) IBM
10 10 (0.60%) JD Edwards
10 10 (0.60%) Sage
11 8 (0.48%) OpenLink
12 7 (0.42%) Autodesk
12 7 (0.42%) Informatica
12 7 (0.42%) Citrix
12 7 (0.42%) VMware
12 7 (0.42%) Northgate
13 6 (0.36%) ATG
13 6 (0.36%) JDA
13 6 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
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