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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 354 326 332
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 836 839 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 629 685 708
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 £35,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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 -32 779 £55,000 -4.34% 114
London -34 381 £65,000 - 47
South East +18 184 £57,500 - 13
City of London -1 92 £57,500 -9.80% 17
North West +7 49 £50,000 -16.66% 13
Hampshire +26 39 £52,500 -11.39% 1
West Midlands -21 39 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Buckinghamshire -16 38 £57,500 - 4
East of England -25 35 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Berkshire -24 33 £61,250 +11.36% 4
Scotland +7 32 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire -63 32 £44,500 -11.00% 12
Surrey +1 28 £62,500 - 1
South West -26 27 £52,733 +17.18% 2
Manchester -4 24 £50,000 +31.57% 9
West Yorkshire -48 23 £44,000 -14.14% 8
Milton Keynes -10 22 £47,500 -13.63% 2
East Midlands -8 20 £49,000 +50.76% 8
Leeds -36 17 £44,000 -20.00% 6
Birmingham -2 16 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Reading -3 15 £63,500 +15.45% 1
Bedfordshire -4 15 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Oxfordshire +19 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wiltshire +4 13 £52,966 +3.34% 1
Edinburgh +2 12 £58,750 +11.90%
Cheshire -17 12 £46,500 -22.50% 2
Luton -4 11 £43,500 -13.00%
Swindon - 11 £52,966 -
Southampton - 10 £50,000 -
Glasgow -3 9 £40,000 -21.95%

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 561 (32.92%) Finance
2 479 (28.11%) Project Management
3 451 (26.47%) Business Development
4 296 (17.37%) Business Analysis
5 247 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
6 246 (14.44%) PRINCE2
7 218 (12.79%) Degree
8 217 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 184 (10.80%) Marketing
10 168 (9.86%) Microsoft
11 154 (9.04%) Retail
12 153 (8.98%) CRM
13 140 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
14 134 (7.86%) E-Commerce
15 131 (7.69%) MS Excel
16 123 (7.22%) Banking
16 123 (7.22%) Change Management
17 122 (7.16%) SQL
18 114 (6.69%) Oracle
19 113 (6.63%) ITIL
19 113 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
20 97 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
21 87 (5.11%) ERP
21 87 (5.11%) Telecoms
22 86 (5.05%) SAP
23 85 (4.99%) Service Delivery
24 79 (4.64%) Management Information System
25 69 (4.05%) ETL
26 67 (3.93%) C
27 64 (3.76%) SQL Server

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.76%) CMS
3 9 (0.53%) SAS
4 6 (0.35%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (0.29%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.12%) Confluence
8 2 (0.12%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.059%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.059%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.059%) IIS
9 1 (0.059%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.059%) Kentico
9 1 (0.059%) Lync
9 1 (0.059%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.059%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 55 (3.23%) MS Project
4 51 (2.99%) MS Office
5 29 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.18%) SPSS
9 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 31 (1.82%) SAP CO
1 31 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 29 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 26 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
6 17 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.47%) Magento
8 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.29%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.23%) assyst
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.23%) Agresso
11 3 (0.18%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.70%) SaaS
2 15 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.47%) Taleo
4 6 (0.35%) Office 365
5 4 (0.23%) IaaS
5 4 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.059%) Force.com
7 1 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.059%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.35%) Internet
2 15 (0.88%) MPLS
2 15 (0.88%) Unified Communications
2 15 (0.88%) WAN
3 14 (0.82%) Intranet
4 11 (0.65%) VoIP
5 10 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.59%) Wireless
6 8 (0.47%) VPLS
6 8 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.47%) LAN
7 7 (0.41%) IP Telephony
8 6 (0.35%) Network Security
9 5 (0.29%) TETRA
9 5 (0.29%) 3G
10 4 (0.23%) DWDM
10 4 (0.23%) Extranet
10 4 (0.23%) 4G
10 4 (0.23%) SDH
10 4 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (1.53%) SAP BW
4 26 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.47%) QlikView
5 25 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (1.29%) OLAP
7 19 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (1.06%) ROLAP
9 16 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 16 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.59%) MySQL
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.59%) Data Mart
10 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (0.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.18%) Toad
2 3 (0.18%) WinRunner
2 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.12%) PVCS
4 1 (0.059%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.059%) ProC
4 1 (0.059%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.059%) Subversion
4 1 (0.059%) WATIR
4 1 (0.059%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.059%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.059%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.059%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.059%) Cucumber
General
1 561 (32.92%) Finance
2 184 (10.80%) Marketing
3 154 (9.04%) Retail
4 123 (7.22%) Banking
5 87 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.23%) Advertising
7 52 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.70%) Publishing
9 38 (2.23%) Legal
10 31 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (1.76%) Law
11 30 (1.76%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.70%) Games
12 29 (1.70%) Front Office
13 19 (1.12%) Billing
14 18 (1.06%) Back Office
15 13 (0.76%) Electronics
16 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.59%) Automotive
17 8 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.88%) .NET
2 17 (1.00%) HTML
3 16 (0.94%) Middleware
4 12 (0.70%) Web Services
4 12 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 11 (0.65%) EDI
6 9 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.47%) MDX
8 7 (0.41%) BAPI
9 4 (0.23%) LAMP
10 3 (0.18%) HTML5
10 3 (0.18%) CSS
11 2 (0.12%) XML
11 2 (0.12%) FIXML
11 2 (0.12%) WCF
12 1 (0.059%) WPF
12 1 (0.059%) jQuery
12 1 (0.059%) Ajax
12 1 (0.059%) XHTML
12 1 (0.059%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.64%) Management Information System
2 26 (1.53%) Social Media
3 25 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 23 (1.35%) EFT
4 23 (1.35%) NHS
5 20 (1.17%) PMI
6 18 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 17 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 16 (0.94%) Visualisation
8 16 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 14 (0.82%) EPoS
10 13 (0.76%) Equities
10 13 (0.76%) Life Science
11 11 (0.65%) Derivative
12 10 (0.59%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.53%) FMCG
14 8 (0.47%) Online Games
14 8 (0.47%) Statistics
15 7 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (2.29%) Windows
2 18 (1.06%) Linux
3 10 (0.59%) UNIX
4 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.41%) Android
6 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (28.11%) Project Management
2 451 (26.47%) Business Development
3 296 (17.37%) Business Analysis
4 247 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
5 246 (14.44%) PRINCE2
6 217 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 153 (8.98%) CRM
8 134 (7.86%) E-Commerce
9 123 (7.22%) Change Management
10 113 (6.63%) ITIL
10 113 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 87 (5.11%) ERP
13 85 (4.99%) Service Delivery
14 69 (4.05%) ETL
15 64 (3.76%) B2B
16 58 (3.40%) Data Management
17 56 (3.29%) Risk Management
18 51 (2.99%) Scrum
18 51 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (7.16%) SQL
2 67 (3.93%) C
3 20 (1.17%) C#
3 20 (1.17%) T-SQL
4 17 (1.00%) Java
5 14 (0.82%) VBA
6 11 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 7 (0.41%) ABAP
8 6 (0.35%) PHP
8 6 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.23%) PowerHouse
10 3 (0.18%) C++
11 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.059%) Ruby
12 1 (0.059%) X++
Qualifications
1 218 (12.79%) Degree
2 48 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 47 (2.76%) PMI Certification
4 31 (1.82%) PMP
5 29 (1.70%) ISEB
6 27 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 25 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 16 (0.94%) MBA
10 13 (0.76%) CIMA
11 12 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.65%) ACCA
13 10 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.35%) CIPD
14 6 (0.35%) IIBA
15 5 (0.29%) CBAP
16 4 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.18%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.35%) SLA
2 20 (1.17%) COBIT
3 18 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.00%) QA
5 10 (0.59%) EMIR
6 8 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.41%) GCP
7 7 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.35%) MiFID
9 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.18%) Basel III
10 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) BS25999
11 2 (0.12%) COREP
12 1 (0.059%) FINREP
12 1 (0.059%) FATCA
12 1 (0.059%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.059%) Basel II
12 1 (0.059%) BS15000
12 1 (0.059%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.059%) XenApp
4 1 (0.059%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.29%) SCCM
2 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.059%) SCOM
3 1 (0.059%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 168 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.69%) Oracle
3 86 (5.05%) SAP
4 62 (3.64%) Cognos
5 49 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 44 (2.58%) Cisco
7 43 (2.52%) VMware
8 38 (2.23%) Business Objects
9 30 (1.76%) HP
10 21 (1.23%) NetApp
11 18 (1.06%) Citrix
12 15 (0.88%) WatchGuard
12 15 (0.88%) SonicWALL
13 12 (0.70%) hybris
14 11 (0.65%) Guidewire
14 11 (0.65%) Northgate
15 10 (0.59%) Netezza
15 10 (0.59%) Teradata
15 10 (0.59%) Charles River
15 10 (0.59%) Vertica
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus +£4600 Cash/Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Hays UK - Croydon Council
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Car allowance/ Company car and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago