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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 351 317 335
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 837 901 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.89% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 619 739 732
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 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +8.24%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -35 787 £55,000 -4.34% 128
London -38 364 £62,500 -3.84% 57
South East +7 212 £52,500 -9.09% 14
City of London -10 87 £57,500 -11.53% 21
Buckinghamshire +8 60 £47,500 -17.39% 3
North West -5 53 £47,750 -20.41% 10
Hampshire +27 42 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Berkshire -11 41 £60,250 +0.41% 2
East of England -12 37 £52,500 - 11
West Midlands -40 33 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Scotland +5 31 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Manchester +7 29 £47,500 +13.09% 4
Milton Keynes -5 29 £42,000 -23.63% 2
South West -36 29 £52,966 +11.50% 6
Yorkshire -80 26 £44,500 -4.30% 4
Surrey -19 24 £55,000 -12.00% 1
East Midlands -13 20 £52,454 +19.21% 11
West Yorkshire -53 17 £48,750 -11.36% 4
Oxfordshire +20 16 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 15 £52,500 -14.28%
Reading +2 14 £63,500 -2.30% 1
Leeds -37 14 £44,000 -34.81% 2
Birmingham -13 12 £58,750 +51.61% 4
Cheshire -20 12 £54,000 -10.00% 4
Southampton - 12 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire +2 11 £52,966 +3.34% 1
Edinburgh -5 11 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Luton -3 10 - -
Hertfordshire -3 10 £60,000 -33.33% 3
Oxford +11 9 £38,000 -10.58%

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 582 (33.58%) Finance
2 472 (27.24%) Project Management
3 458 (26.43%) Business Development
4 316 (18.23%) Business Analysis
5 251 (14.48%) PRINCE2
6 248 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
7 226 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (12.81%) Degree
9 205 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 192 (11.08%) Marketing
11 169 (9.75%) Microsoft
12 156 (9.00%) CRM
13 155 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
14 151 (8.71%) Retail
15 138 (7.96%) MS Excel
16 132 (7.62%) E-Commerce
17 129 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
17 129 (7.44%) SQL
18 122 (7.04%) Change Management
19 117 (6.75%) Banking
20 114 (6.58%) Oracle
21 111 (6.41%) ITIL
22 108 (6.23%) Telecoms
23 98 (5.65%) Line Management
24 96 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
25 91 (5.25%) Service Delivery
26 85 (4.90%) SAP
27 84 (4.85%) Management Information System
28 82 (4.73%) ERP
29 73 (4.21%) C

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (0.81%) CMS
3 10 (0.58%) SAS
4 6 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (0.35%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.35%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.12%) Confluence
7 1 (0.058%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.058%) IIS
7 1 (0.058%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.058%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.058%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.058%) WordPress
7 1 (0.058%) Lync
7 1 (0.058%) Kentico
Applications
1 138 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.10%) MS Project
3 62 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 46 (2.65%) MS Office
5 30 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.058%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 31 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 31 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 27 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 20 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
5 18 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.46%) Magento
7 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.29%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.23%) Agresso
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.23%) assyst
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.17%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.00%) SaaS
2 13 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.52%) PaaS
4 8 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.46%) Taleo
5 5 (0.29%) Office 365
5 5 (0.29%) IaaS
6 3 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.058%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.058%) Pure360
7 1 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.38%) Internet
2 19 (1.10%) Intranet
3 17 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (0.81%) WAN
5 13 (0.75%) MPLS
6 12 (0.69%) Unified Communications
7 10 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.52%) LAN
8 9 (0.52%) VoIP
8 9 (0.52%) Wireless
9 6 (0.35%) Network Security
9 6 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.35%) VPLS
9 6 (0.35%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.29%) TETRA
10 5 (0.29%) Firewall
10 5 (0.29%) 3G
11 4 (0.23%) 4G
11 4 (0.23%) Extranet
11 4 (0.23%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 27 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (1.38%) SAP BW
6 22 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (1.27%) OLAP
7 19 (1.10%) QlikView
7 19 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 19 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.04%) ROLAP
8 18 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 14 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (0.63%) MySQL
11 10 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (0.58%) Data Mart
12 9 (0.52%) Big Data
13 8 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.12%) Toad
4 1 (0.058%) Subversion
4 1 (0.058%) PVCS
4 1 (0.058%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.058%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.058%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.058%) ProC
4 1 (0.058%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.058%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.058%) WATIR
4 1 (0.058%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.058%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.058%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.058%) Cucumber
General
1 582 (33.58%) Finance
2 192 (11.08%) Marketing
3 151 (8.71%) Retail
4 117 (6.75%) Banking
5 108 (6.23%) Telecoms
6 56 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 56 (3.23%) Advertising
7 43 (2.48%) Publishing
8 42 (2.42%) Legal
9 35 (2.02%) Law
10 31 (1.79%) Games
11 28 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (1.62%) Front Office
11 28 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.21%) Back Office
13 18 (1.04%) Billing
14 15 (0.87%) Electronics
15 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.63%) Local Government
16 11 (0.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.48%) .NET
2 19 (1.10%) HTML
3 18 (1.04%) Middleware
4 14 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 13 (0.75%) Web Services
6 12 (0.69%) EDI
7 9 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.40%) BAPI
8 7 (0.40%) MDX
9 4 (0.23%) LAMP
10 3 (0.17%) XML
10 3 (0.17%) CSS
10 3 (0.17%) HTML5
11 2 (0.12%) WCF
11 2 (0.12%) FIXML
12 1 (0.058%) Ajax
12 1 (0.058%) XHTML
12 1 (0.058%) SOAP
12 1 (0.058%) jQuery
12 1 (0.058%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 30 (1.73%) Computer Science
4 26 (1.50%) NHS
5 25 (1.44%) User Experience
5 25 (1.44%) Social Media
6 23 (1.33%) PMI
7 21 (1.21%) EFT
7 21 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 17 (0.98%) EPoS
8 17 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 15 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.75%) Life Science
10 13 (0.75%) Visualisation
11 12 (0.69%) Derivative
11 12 (0.69%) Equities
12 11 (0.63%) FMCG
13 9 (0.52%) Statistics
14 8 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (2.19%) Windows
2 22 (1.27%) Linux
3 13 (0.75%) UNIX
4 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.35%) Android
6 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (27.24%) Project Management
2 458 (26.43%) Business Development
3 316 (18.23%) Business Analysis
4 251 (14.48%) PRINCE2
5 248 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
6 226 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 205 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 156 (9.00%) CRM
9 132 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 122 (7.04%) Change Management
11 111 (6.41%) ITIL
12 98 (5.65%) Line Management
13 96 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 91 (5.25%) Service Delivery
15 82 (4.73%) ERP
16 68 (3.92%) B2B
17 66 (3.81%) Data Management
18 64 (3.69%) ETL
19 61 (3.52%) Risk Management
20 60 (3.46%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (7.44%) SQL
2 73 (4.21%) C
3 21 (1.21%) T-SQL
4 19 (1.10%) C#
5 15 (0.87%) VBA
6 14 (0.81%) Java
7 9 (0.52%) ABAP
8 8 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.29%) PHP
11 4 (0.23%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.12%) R
13 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.058%) X++
14 1 (0.058%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 222 (12.81%) Degree
2 49 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 46 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 38 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (1.79%) PMP
6 29 (1.67%) ISEB
7 25 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 21 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 14 (0.81%) MBA
11 12 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 12 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.69%) ACCA
11 12 (0.69%) CIMA
12 9 (0.52%) CIPD
13 8 (0.46%) CBAP
14 7 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.35%) APMG
16 5 (0.29%) IIBA
17 4 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.21%) SLA
1 21 (1.21%) COBIT
2 20 (1.15%) QA
3 16 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.52%) EMIR
5 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.29%) MiFID
7 5 (0.29%) GCP
8 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.12%) Basel III
10 2 (0.12%) BS25999
11 1 (0.058%) BS15000
11 1 (0.058%) TickIT
11 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.058%) FATCA
11 1 (0.058%) COREP
11 1 (0.058%) CRD IV
System Software
1 25 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.23%) SCCM
3 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 169 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.58%) Oracle
3 85 (4.90%) SAP
4 57 (3.29%) Cognos
5 53 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.37%) Cisco
7 38 (2.19%) VMware
7 38 (2.19%) Business Objects
8 28 (1.62%) HP
9 21 (1.21%) NetApp
10 15 (0.87%) SonicWALL
10 15 (0.87%) WatchGuard
11 14 (0.81%) Citrix
12 13 (0.75%) hybris
12 13 (0.75%) Guidewire
13 11 (0.63%) Northgate
13 11 (0.63%) Sage
14 10 (0.58%) Vertica
14 10 (0.58%) Charles River
14 10 (0.58%) Netezza
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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