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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 341 357 352
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 904 895 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 653 721 620
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 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 826 £55,000 - 129
London -14 382 £60,000 -7.69% 60
South East -9 146 £55,000 +4.76% 20
City of London +43 113 £57,500 -7.25% 25
Yorkshire +25 66 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Midlands -15 53 £45,000 -14.28% 8
West Yorkshire +33 52 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Berkshire -4 51 £60,000 +14.28% 4
North West -5 49 £47,500 -1.55% 12
East of England +19 48 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East Midlands +32 38 £55,000 +15.78% 9
South West -1 37 £50,000 - 4
Manchester -5 31 £44,500 -13.17% 2
Leeds +17 30 £48,250 -12.27% 2
Scotland +24 28 £50,000 -21.87% 4
Hampshire +3 24 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Surrey +12 23 £60,000 - 4
Reading -10 21 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Slough +27 17 £56,000 -6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 17 £50,000 +40.84% 1
Oxfordshire +18 14 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Edinburgh +17 14 £43,250 -23.11% 1
Birmingham +1 14 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Hertfordshire +7 13 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Leicestershire +23 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Glasgow +19 11 £49,000 -26.03% 3
Bedfordshire +14 11 £52,500 -8.69% 2
West Sussex +7 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 11 £52,500 -
Bristol +12 10 £38,250 -19.47% 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 551 (35.01%) Finance
2 441 (28.02%) Project Management
3 407 (25.86%) Business Development
4 333 (21.16%) Business Analysis
5 244 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
6 239 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 229 (14.55%) PRINCE2
8 213 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
9 191 (12.13%) Marketing
10 171 (10.86%) Change Management
11 167 (10.61%) Retail
12 165 (10.48%) Degree
13 149 (9.47%) CRM
14 139 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
15 128 (8.13%) Banking
16 121 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 118 (7.50%) ITIL
17 118 (7.50%) SAP
18 110 (6.99%) ERP
19 103 (6.54%) SQL
20 94 (5.97%) Management Information System
21 93 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
22 92 (5.84%) Line Management
23 90 (5.72%) Oracle
24 88 (5.59%) MS Excel
25 87 (5.53%) Telecoms
26 85 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
27 80 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
28 78 (4.96%) Manufacturing
28 78 (4.96%) Service Delivery

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.46%) SAS
3 8 (0.51%) CMS
4 6 (0.38%) WorkSite
5 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.25%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.13%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.13%) Lync
7 1 (0.064%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.064%) IIS
7 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.064%) Drupal
Applications
1 88 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.88%) MS Office
3 54 (3.43%) MS Project
4 24 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.14%) SPSS
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) FastStats
8 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.51%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.44%) Changepoint
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.38%) Magento
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.25%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.10%) SaaS
2 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.44%) IaaS
4 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.25%) Office 365
6 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.65%) Internet
2 16 (1.02%) Unified Communications
3 12 (0.76%) WAN
4 10 (0.64%) MPLS
5 9 (0.57%) Wireless
5 9 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.57%) VPN
6 8 (0.51%) LAN
6 8 (0.51%) Network Security
7 7 (0.44%) VoIP
8 5 (0.32%) ATM
8 5 (0.32%) Frame Relay
9 4 (0.25%) PBX
10 3 (0.19%) Intranet
10 3 (0.19%) WebEx
11 2 (0.13%) 4G
11 2 (0.13%) MVNO
11 2 (0.13%) VPLS
11 2 (0.13%) IPv4
11 2 (0.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (2.03%) QlikView
6 25 (1.59%) Big Data
7 18 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 14 (0.89%) OLAP
11 13 (0.83%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.70%) SAP BW
12 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.51%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (0.76%) JIRA
2 8 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.25%) MSI
4 3 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.064%) Toad
6 1 (0.064%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.064%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.064%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 551 (35.01%) Finance
2 191 (12.13%) Marketing
3 167 (10.61%) Retail
4 128 (8.13%) Banking
5 87 (5.53%) Telecoms
6 78 (4.96%) Manufacturing
7 56 (3.56%) Legal
8 47 (2.99%) Back Office
9 39 (2.48%) Law
10 37 (2.35%) Advertising
11 30 (1.91%) Investment Banking
12 28 (1.78%) Front Office
13 27 (1.72%) Local Government
14 25 (1.59%) Automotive
15 23 (1.46%) Games
16 21 (1.33%) Billing
17 14 (0.89%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.89%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.76%) Publishing
19 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.40%) .NET
2 10 (0.64%) Apache Flex
3 9 (0.57%) XML
4 8 (0.51%) REST
5 7 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (0.44%) HTML
6 5 (0.32%) EDI
7 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.19%) CSS
8 3 (0.19%) CGI
8 3 (0.19%) XMPP
8 3 (0.19%) JSON
9 2 (0.13%) jQuery
9 2 (0.13%) Middleware
9 2 (0.13%) Velocity
10 1 (0.064%) CSS3
10 1 (0.064%) SOAP
10 1 (0.064%) COM
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.064%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 139 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.41%) FMCG
4 34 (2.16%) Social Media
5 28 (1.78%) NHS
6 21 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.27%) Derivative
8 19 (1.21%) PMI
9 18 (1.14%) User Experience
10 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.76%) Tandem
11 12 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 10 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.64%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.57%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.51%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.51%) EFT
14 8 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (1.84%) Windows
2 8 (0.51%) Windows XP
3 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.19%) Linux
6 2 (0.13%) UNIX
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.064%) Android
7 1 (0.064%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.064%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (28.02%) Project Management
2 407 (25.86%) Business Development
3 333 (21.16%) Business Analysis
4 244 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 229 (14.55%) PRINCE2
7 213 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
8 171 (10.86%) Change Management
9 149 (9.47%) CRM
10 118 (7.50%) ITIL
11 110 (6.99%) ERP
12 93 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 92 (5.84%) Line Management
14 80 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 78 (4.96%) Data Management
15 78 (4.96%) Service Delivery
16 77 (4.89%) Risk Management
16 77 (4.89%) E-Commerce
17 65 (4.13%) Mentoring
17 65 (4.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (6.54%) SQL
2 32 (2.03%) C
3 24 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 18 (1.14%) R
5 14 (0.89%) Java
6 11 (0.70%) VBA
7 9 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 9 (0.57%) C#
8 7 (0.44%) VB
9 4 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.13%) C++
10 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.064%) VB6
11 1 (0.064%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.064%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.064%) VBScript
11 1 (0.064%) PHP
Qualifications
1 165 (10.48%) Degree
2 64 (4.07%) PMI Certification
3 52 (3.30%) PMP
4 47 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 33 (2.10%) ISEB
6 32 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 17 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) MBA
11 4 (0.25%) CIMA
12 3 (0.19%) APMP
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
13 2 (0.13%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.13%) PhD
13 2 (0.13%) ACCA
13 2 (0.13%) CSSLP
14 1 (0.064%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.91%) SLA
2 19 (1.21%) QA
3 16 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.25%) Basel II
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.19%) FATCA
7 3 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) P3O
8 2 (0.13%) COREP
8 2 (0.13%) FINREP
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.064%) COBIT
9 1 (0.064%) Basel III
9 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.38%) XenApp
4 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.25%) vSphere
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.064%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.064%) SCOM
3 1 (0.064%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.064%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.064%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.064%) WSUS
3 1 (0.064%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 121 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 118 (7.50%) SAP
3 90 (5.72%) Oracle
4 61 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (3.18%) Business Objects
6 47 (2.99%) Cognos
7 24 (1.52%) Informatica
8 22 (1.40%) Cisco
9 20 (1.27%) VMware
10 15 (0.95%) Ab Initio
11 14 (0.89%) IBM
12 13 (0.83%) Tableau
13 10 (0.64%) Citrix
13 10 (0.64%) GoldenSource
14 9 (0.57%) Siebel
14 9 (0.57%) Hyperion
14 9 (0.57%) HP
14 9 (0.57%) BI-SAM
15 8 (0.51%) Talend
15 8 (0.51%) Actuate
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Volaris Exec
Salary: Market competitive salary +Commission
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, health
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £57,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: 65,000-75,000 + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Holiday and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £39,000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £65 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40k - £60k (Up to £120k OTE) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year + + Company Benefits
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Cheshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum excellent 6 figure salary / package
Posted: 2 days ago