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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 372 352 352
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 793 898 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 648 707 664
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,060 £38,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 760 £57,500 +4.54% 118
London -19 384 £65,000 +8.33% 54
South East +12 153 £56,000 +1.81% 17
City of London +24 91 £55,000 -8.33% 28
North West +16 46 £47,500 -20.83% 7
West Midlands -7 46 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Hampshire +27 44 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire +4 41 £44,302 -1.55% 5
Berkshire +8 34 £56,000 -2.60% 5
Surrey +17 33 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East of England +7 33 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Yorkshire -7 29 £40,750 -9.44% 2
South West -10 28 £46,000 -8.00% 12
East Midlands -2 24 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Manchester -6 22 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Oxfordshire +16 21 £65,000 +12.06% 2
Cheshire +2 17 £43,500 +8.75% 5
Leeds -5 17 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Slough +9 14 £56,000 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +5 14 £52,500 - 3
Reading -6 13 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Basingstoke +25 12 £70,000 +75.00%
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £56,500 +27.68%
Coventry -4 11 £47,500 +90.00%
Leicestershire +25 10 £55,000 -15.38%
Kent +13 10 £28,000 -36.36% 2
Derbyshire +5 10 £90,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland -1 8 £55,000 +14.58% 3
Hammersmith - 7 £85,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 6 £50,000 +14.94%

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 587 (35.40%) Finance
2 491 (29.61%) Project Management
3 388 (23.40%) Business Development
4 344 (20.75%) Business Analysis
5 294 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
6 254 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 234 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
8 215 (12.97%) PRINCE2
9 214 (12.91%) Marketing
10 205 (12.36%) Degree
11 202 (12.18%) Change Management
12 174 (10.49%) Retail
13 157 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
14 146 (8.81%) Microsoft
15 140 (8.44%) Banking
16 132 (7.96%) SAP
16 132 (7.96%) CRM
17 123 (7.42%) ERP
17 123 (7.42%) Oracle
18 121 (7.30%) SQL
19 120 (7.24%) ITIL
20 110 (6.63%) Management Information System
21 109 (6.57%) MS Excel
22 108 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
23 107 (6.45%) Analytics
24 85 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
24 85 (5.13%) Line Management
25 82 (4.95%) Data Management
26 79 (4.76%) Telecoms
26 79 (4.76%) Manufacturing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (1.69%) SAS
2 18 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.36%) WorkSite
4 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.30%) SugarCRM
5 3 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.060%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.060%) Drupal
6 1 (0.060%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.98%) MS Office
3 40 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (2.35%) MS Project
5 24 (1.45%) SPSS
6 18 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.66%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 22 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.66%) Endur
5 9 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.36%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.36%) Markit EDM
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%) Magento
9 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.41%) SaaS
2 14 (0.84%) IaaS
3 12 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.66%) Office 365
5 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.81%) Unified Communications
2 28 (1.69%) Internet
3 12 (0.72%) WAN
4 11 (0.66%) Wireless
5 9 (0.54%) WebEx
5 9 (0.54%) MPLS
6 8 (0.48%) VPN
6 8 (0.48%) LAN
7 7 (0.42%) ATM
7 7 (0.42%) VoIP
7 7 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.30%) Broadband
8 5 (0.30%) Frame Relay
9 3 (0.18%) Network Security
9 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.12%) Firewall
10 2 (0.12%) IPv4
10 2 (0.12%) IPv6
10 2 (0.12%) NGN
11 1 (0.060%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 60 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (1.69%) QlikView
7 25 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (1.15%) Big Data
8 19 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 14 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 13 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.72%) OLAP
12 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.48%) Text Mining
15 8 (0.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (0.66%) JIRA
2 8 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.060%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.060%) Toad
5 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 587 (35.40%) Finance
2 214 (12.91%) Marketing
3 174 (10.49%) Retail
4 140 (8.44%) Banking
5 79 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 79 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.86%) Legal
7 46 (2.77%) Back Office
8 36 (2.17%) Law
9 34 (2.05%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.99%) Advertising
11 32 (1.93%) Front Office
12 27 (1.63%) Local Government
13 17 (1.03%) General Ledger
13 17 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (1.03%) Automotive
13 17 (1.03%) Games
14 14 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.78%) Publishing
16 11 (0.66%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.69%) .NET
2 10 (0.60%) Apache Flex
3 8 (0.48%) XMPP
3 8 (0.48%) REST
4 7 (0.42%) XML
4 7 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.36%) HTML
6 3 (0.18%) JSON
6 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.12%) COM
7 2 (0.12%) CGI
7 2 (0.12%) Velocity
7 2 (0.12%) jQuery
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.060%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.060%) HTML5
8 1 (0.060%) MDX
8 1 (0.060%) Middleware
8 1 (0.060%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 157 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 42 (2.53%) FMCG
5 31 (1.87%) Social Media
5 31 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 19 (1.15%) Derivative
7 19 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.09%) NHS
8 18 (1.09%) User Experience
9 16 (0.97%) Statistics
10 15 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.78%) Equities
13 12 (0.72%) PMI
13 12 (0.72%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.66%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.60%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (1.57%) Windows
2 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
3 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.30%) Android
5 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.12%) MVS
7 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.060%) Linux
7 1 (0.060%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (29.61%) Project Management
2 388 (23.40%) Business Development
3 344 (20.75%) Business Analysis
4 294 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
5 254 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 234 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (12.97%) PRINCE2
8 202 (12.18%) Change Management
9 132 (7.96%) CRM
10 123 (7.42%) ERP
11 120 (7.24%) ITIL
12 107 (6.45%) Analytics
13 85 (5.13%) Line Management
13 85 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 82 (4.95%) Data Management
15 77 (4.64%) Service Delivery
16 76 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 75 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 75 (4.52%) Coaching
17 75 (4.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (7.30%) SQL
2 42 (2.53%) C
3 30 (1.81%) T-SQL
4 20 (1.21%) R
5 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 12 (0.72%) VBA
7 11 (0.66%) Java
8 8 (0.48%) C#
9 5 (0.30%) VB
9 5 (0.30%) Python
10 3 (0.18%) COBOL
10 3 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.12%) C++
12 1 (0.060%) PHP
12 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.060%) VB6
12 1 (0.060%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.060%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 205 (12.36%) Degree
2 54 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 45 (2.71%) PMP
4 38 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (1.87%) ISEB
6 29 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.42%) MBA
11 6 (0.36%) SAP Certification
11 6 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.24%) CIMA
13 3 (0.18%) PhD
13 3 (0.18%) CISSP
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.12%) MCP
14 2 (0.12%) ACCA
14 2 (0.12%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.59%) QA
2 20 (1.21%) SLA
3 12 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.36%) MiFID
6 6 (0.36%) EMIR
7 4 (0.24%) FATCA
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
9 2 (0.12%) COREP
9 2 (0.12%) FINREP
10 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.54%) 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%) HDFS
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%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.060%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 146 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 132 (7.96%) SAP
3 123 (7.42%) Oracle
4 52 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 50 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (2.83%) Cognos
7 41 (2.47%) Cisco
8 40 (2.41%) Tableau
9 18 (1.09%) IBM
10 17 (1.03%) Informatica
11 15 (0.90%) VMware
12 13 (0.78%) Polycom
13 12 (0.72%) JD Edwards
14 10 (0.60%) Sage
15 8 (0.48%) Hyperion
15 8 (0.48%) Capita
15 8 (0.48%) OpenLink
15 8 (0.48%) Talend
16 7 (0.42%) Bloomberg
17 6 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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@ITS
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Hampshire
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits Package
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City, London
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Salary: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
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Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
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Salary: £47000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive
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