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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 364 315 343
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 788 942 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.92% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 604 766 700
Average salary £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,500 £49,983
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +1.03%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £38,000
% 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -53 755 £57,500 - 112
London -35 351 £65,000 - 35
South East -24 199 £57,500 -4.16% 24
City of London -1 86 £57,500 -17.85% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 60 £57,500 - 4
North West -26 50 £47,500 -20.83% 10
Berkshire -15 45 £60,500 +0.83% 6
East of England -39 39 £52,500 +6.06% 11
Hampshire +26 36 £52,500 - 3
South West -21 33 £55,000 +18.91% 7
Manchester -11 30 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire -48 29 £47,500 +5.55% 8
West Midlands -49 27 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Milton Keynes -10 23 £41,500 -27.82% 2
Surrey -23 21 £45,250 -27.60% 4
West Yorkshire -20 19 £50,000 +6.95% 4
Scotland +9 18 £61,250 +16.66% 8
East Midlands -8 18 £48,000 -13.63% 7
Bristol +7 16 £76,000 +49.01% 5
Leeds -20 15 £48,500 +7.77% 1
Reading -6 14 £64,250 -1.15% 6
Southampton +15 13 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Hertfordshire -2 13 £60,000 -15.78% 7
Bedfordshire -13 12 £52,500 +5.52% 1
Slough -17 11 £60,000 -
Birmingham -23 11 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Oxfordshire +20 10 £42,500 - 2
Wiltshire +2 9 £55,000 +7.31%
Maidenhead -10 9 £62,500 -30.55%
Northamptonshire -31 9 £53,750 +36.07% 4

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 560 (33.76%) Finance
2 447 (26.94%) Project Management
3 425 (25.62%) Business Development
4 299 (18.02%) Business Analysis
5 229 (13.80%) PRINCE2
6 213 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
7 204 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 202 (12.18%) Degree
8 202 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (10.73%) Marketing
10 152 (9.16%) Microsoft
11 146 (8.80%) Retail
12 143 (8.62%) CRM
12 143 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
13 132 (7.96%) Change Management
14 128 (7.72%) MS Excel
15 115 (6.93%) SQL
16 111 (6.69%) Banking
17 110 (6.63%) E-Commerce
18 108 (6.51%) Telecoms
19 106 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
20 100 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
21 93 (5.61%) Oracle
21 93 (5.61%) Service Delivery
22 91 (5.49%) ITIL
23 90 (5.42%) Line Management
24 82 (4.94%) SAP
25 79 (4.76%) Management Information System
26 76 (4.58%) MS Project
27 72 (4.34%) C

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 49 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.60%) SAS
2 10 (0.60%) CMS
3 7 (0.42%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.30%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.18%) IIS
6 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.12%) Confluence
8 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.060%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.060%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 128 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 76 (4.58%) MS Project
3 57 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 43 (2.59%) MS Office
5 29 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.36%) SPSS
8 5 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.060%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 27 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 27 (1.63%) SAP CO
1 27 (1.63%) SAP FI
2 25 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.36%) Magento
7 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.30%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.24%) assyst
10 3 (0.18%) Changepoint
10 3 (0.18%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.18%) arcHouse
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.41%) SaaS
2 9 (0.54%) PaaS
3 8 (0.48%) Taleo
3 8 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.30%) IaaS
6 4 (0.24%) Force.com
7 3 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.060%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.51%) Internet
2 17 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (0.96%) Intranet
4 14 (0.84%) WAN
5 13 (0.78%) Unified Communications
6 12 (0.72%) MPLS
7 10 (0.60%) LAN
8 9 (0.54%) VoIP
9 6 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.36%) VPLS
9 6 (0.36%) Network Security
10 5 (0.30%) Wireless
10 5 (0.30%) 3G
11 4 (0.24%) DWDM
11 4 (0.24%) Firewall
11 4 (0.24%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.24%) 4G
11 4 (0.24%) SDH
11 4 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (3.32%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.21%) SAP BW
6 18 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (1.02%) OLAP
7 17 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 17 (1.02%) Big Data
8 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.78%) ROLAP
12 11 (0.66%) QlikView
13 10 (0.60%) MySQL
14 8 (0.48%) Data Mart
14 8 (0.48%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.36%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.060%) WATIR
2 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.060%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.060%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.060%) ProC
2 1 (0.060%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.060%) Subversion
General
1 560 (33.76%) Finance
2 178 (10.73%) Marketing
3 146 (8.80%) Retail
4 111 (6.69%) Banking
5 108 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 45 (2.71%) Advertising
8 40 (2.41%) Legal
9 34 (2.05%) Law
9 34 (2.05%) Publishing
10 31 (1.87%) Games
11 29 (1.75%) Front Office
12 26 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (1.39%) Investment Banking
14 21 (1.27%) Back Office
15 13 (0.78%) Billing
16 12 (0.72%) Electronics
16 12 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.60%) Automotive
18 9 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.35%) .NET
2 22 (1.33%) HTML
3 18 (1.08%) Middleware
4 16 (0.96%) ASP.NET
5 12 (0.72%) EDI
5 12 (0.72%) Web Services
6 9 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (0.36%) BAPI
8 5 (0.30%) MDX
9 3 (0.18%) HTML5
9 3 (0.18%) XML
10 2 (0.12%) CSS
10 2 (0.12%) FIXML
11 1 (0.060%) LAMP
11 1 (0.060%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (0.060%) REST
11 1 (0.060%) WCF
11 1 (0.060%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 29 (1.75%) NHS
4 26 (1.57%) Social Media
5 25 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.39%) PMI
7 22 (1.33%) User Experience
8 18 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.02%) EPoS
9 17 (1.02%) EFT
9 17 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 14 (0.84%) Equities
10 14 (0.84%) Derivative
10 14 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 14 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 14 (0.84%) FMCG
11 9 (0.54%) Online Games
11 9 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.54%) Statistics
12 7 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (2.29%) Windows
2 21 (1.27%) Linux
3 13 (0.78%) UNIX
4 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.36%) Android
6 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (26.94%) Project Management
2 425 (25.62%) Business Development
3 299 (18.02%) Business Analysis
4 229 (13.80%) PRINCE2
5 213 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
6 204 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 202 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (8.62%) CRM
9 132 (7.96%) Change Management
10 110 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 100 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 93 (5.61%) Service Delivery
13 91 (5.49%) ITIL
14 90 (5.42%) Line Management
15 72 (4.34%) ERP
16 64 (3.86%) Risk Management
17 62 (3.74%) Data Management
18 59 (3.56%) B2B
18 59 (3.56%) People Management
19 55 (3.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (6.93%) SQL
2 72 (4.34%) C
3 22 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 16 (0.96%) C#
5 10 (0.60%) Java
5 10 (0.60%) VBA
6 9 (0.54%) ABAP
7 6 (0.36%) Ruby
8 5 (0.30%) R
9 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.18%) PHP
9 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.12%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.12%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.060%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.060%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.060%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.060%) C++
Qualifications
1 202 (12.18%) Degree
2 50 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 42 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 32 (1.93%) PMP
6 29 (1.75%) ISEB
7 26 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 16 (0.96%) MBA
10 14 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.72%) CIMA
11 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.66%) ACCA
13 9 (0.54%) CIPD
14 8 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 8 (0.48%) CBAP
15 7 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (0.36%) APMG
17 4 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.24%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.51%) QA
2 19 (1.15%) SLA
3 15 (0.90%) COBIT
4 14 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.42%) EMIR
5 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.30%) MiFID
8 3 (0.18%) TickIT
8 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.18%) Basel III
9 2 (0.12%) BS25999
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.060%) GCP
10 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.060%) BS15000
10 1 (0.060%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.060%) FATCA
10 1 (0.060%) COREP
System Software
1 19 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.060%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.24%) SCCM
3 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.12%) SCOM
4 2 (0.12%) Control-M
4 2 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 93 (5.61%) Oracle
3 82 (4.94%) SAP
4 48 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.17%) Cognos
6 33 (1.99%) Business Objects
7 32 (1.93%) Cisco
8 27 (1.63%) VMware
9 23 (1.39%) HP
10 17 (1.02%) NetApp
11 15 (0.90%) Guidewire
12 14 (0.84%) Sage
12 14 (0.84%) WatchGuard
12 14 (0.84%) SonicWALL
13 12 (0.72%) hybris
13 12 (0.72%) Tableau
14 11 (0.66%) Mitel
15 10 (0.60%) Teradata
15 10 (0.60%) Charles River
15 10 (0.60%) BT
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Commission, c. £100k package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £60k OTE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £52500 - £57500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25 - £40k Basic D.O.E + Commission - OTE £50- 75k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48074.00 - £58805.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 Per Annum OTE - £73,000
Posted: 4 days ago