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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 388 321 369
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 712 906 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 600 719 645
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +10.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -68 677 £57,500 - 86
London -45 347 £67,500 +12.50% 35
South East -68 124 £58,000 -3.33% 16
City of London -9 82 £60,000 -14.28% 10
East of England -24 54 £52,000 +4.00% 4
Berkshire -35 45 £60,000 - 5
South West -1 37 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East Midlands +34 33 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -21 33 £42,500 -7.60% 4
West Yorkshire +1 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 25 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North West -38 25 £47,500 -3.06% 7
Hertfordshire -8 23 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey -12 22 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Manchester -18 22 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Northamptonshire -2 19 £53,750 -27.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 18 £50,000 +23.45% 4
West Midlands -40 18 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Hampshire -33 16 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Northampton +2 15 £53,750 -27.11%
Maidenhead - 15 - -
Wiltshire +5 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Leeds -13 14 £45,000 -
Scotland +11 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bristol -2 13 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Reading -16 10 £51,250 -14.58% 4
Cambridge +8 9 £52,500 -2.32%
Slough -18 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Birmingham -19 9 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Gloucestershire -9 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 510 (33.36%) Finance
2 401 (26.23%) Project Management
3 396 (25.90%) Business Development
4 279 (18.25%) Business Analysis
5 206 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 200 (13.08%) PRINCE2
7 190 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
8 188 (12.30%) Degree
9 172 (11.25%) Marketing
10 160 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
11 147 (9.61%) Microsoft
11 147 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
12 139 (9.09%) CRM
13 138 (9.03%) Retail
14 132 (8.63%) Change Management
15 127 (8.31%) MS Excel
16 111 (7.26%) Telecoms
17 110 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 91 (5.95%) SQL
19 90 (5.89%) SAP
19 90 (5.89%) ITIL
20 86 (5.62%) MS Project
20 86 (5.62%) Banking
21 82 (5.36%) Line Management
22 77 (5.04%) Service Delivery
23 76 (4.97%) ERP
24 75 (4.91%) E-Commerce
25 72 (4.71%) Management Information System
26 71 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
27 64 (4.19%) Risk Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.11%) SAS
3 10 (0.65%) CMS
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.33%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.13%) Lync
7 1 (0.065%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.065%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.065%) Confluence
7 1 (0.065%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 127 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 86 (5.62%) MS Project
3 53 (3.47%) MS Office
4 50 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.78%) SPSS
7 11 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) FastStats
9 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 25 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 19 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.52%) Changepoint
7 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.39%) Magento
7 6 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.26%) assyst
10 3 (0.20%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.16%) SaaS
2 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.65%) IaaS
4 9 (0.59%) PaaS
4 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.26%) Taleo
5 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.20%) Force.com
7 2 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.57%) Internet
2 17 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (1.05%) WAN
4 14 (0.92%) Intranet
5 12 (0.78%) Network Security
5 12 (0.78%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.65%) MPLS
7 9 (0.59%) LAN
8 8 (0.52%) VPLS
9 7 (0.46%) VoIP
9 7 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.33%) Firewall
10 5 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.26%) PBX
12 3 (0.20%) 3G
13 2 (0.13%) 4G
13 2 (0.13%) SAN
13 2 (0.13%) HTTP
13 2 (0.13%) Wireless
13 2 (0.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (1.83%) Big Data
4 26 (1.70%) QlikView
4 26 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.37%) SAP BW
6 20 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 15 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 13 (0.85%) OLAP
11 11 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.39%) ROLAP
14 5 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.065%) MSI
3 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 510 (33.36%) Finance
2 172 (11.25%) Marketing
3 138 (9.03%) Retail
4 111 (7.26%) Telecoms
5 86 (5.62%) Banking
6 62 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 45 (2.94%) Legal
8 38 (2.49%) Law
8 38 (2.49%) Advertising
9 23 (1.50%) Games
10 22 (1.44%) Front Office
10 22 (1.44%) Back Office
11 20 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.31%) Billing
12 18 (1.18%) Automotive
13 14 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.72%) Local Government
14 11 (0.72%) Publishing
15 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.09%) .NET
2 16 (1.05%) HTML
3 14 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.78%) EDI
5 8 (0.52%) Middleware
6 7 (0.46%) Web Services
7 6 (0.39%) BAPI
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.26%) XML
8 4 (0.26%) CSS
9 1 (0.065%) SOAP
9 1 (0.065%) CGI
9 1 (0.065%) HTML5
9 1 (0.065%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.065%) WCF
9 1 (0.065%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.16%) NHS
4 29 (1.90%) PMI
4 29 (1.90%) Social Media
5 28 (1.83%) FMCG
6 24 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.18%) User Experience
9 17 (1.11%) Derivative
10 16 (1.05%) EPoS
11 14 (0.92%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.72%) EFT
12 11 (0.72%) Tandem
13 9 (0.59%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.59%) Equities
14 7 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.39%) Life Science
16 5 (0.33%) DTV
16 5 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.03%) Windows
2 16 (1.05%) Linux
3 11 (0.72%) UNIX
4 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.20%) Android
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.065%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (26.23%) Project Management
2 396 (25.90%) Business Development
3 279 (18.25%) Business Analysis
4 206 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 200 (13.08%) PRINCE2
6 190 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
7 160 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (9.09%) CRM
9 132 (8.63%) Change Management
10 110 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 90 (5.89%) ITIL
12 82 (5.36%) Line Management
13 77 (5.04%) Service Delivery
14 76 (4.97%) ERP
15 75 (4.91%) E-Commerce
16 64 (4.19%) Risk Management
17 60 (3.92%) Data Management
18 59 (3.86%) Programme Management
18 59 (3.86%) People Management
19 55 (3.60%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 91 (5.95%) SQL
2 59 (3.86%) C
3 18 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 14 (0.92%) VBA
5 12 (0.78%) Java
5 12 (0.78%) R
6 9 (0.59%) ABAP
7 5 (0.33%) Ruby
8 3 (0.20%) C#
8 3 (0.20%) PHP
8 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.20%) VB
8 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.13%) Python
9 2 (0.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.065%) VBScript
10 1 (0.065%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.065%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 188 (12.30%) Degree
2 56 (3.66%) PMI Certification
3 48 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (2.42%) PMP
5 35 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 32 (2.09%) ISEB
7 19 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 10 (0.65%) MBA
11 8 (0.52%) ACCA
11 8 (0.52%) CBAP
12 7 (0.46%) CIMA
12 7 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.39%) APMG
14 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.26%) CIPD
16 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 3 (0.20%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.77%) SLA
2 22 (1.44%) QA
3 13 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.39%) COBIT
6 4 (0.26%) Basel II
7 3 (0.20%) TickIT
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.20%) EMIR
7 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) Basel III
8 2 (0.13%) BS25999
9 1 (0.065%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.065%) BS15000
9 1 (0.065%) COREP
System Software
1 11 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.065%) vSphere
4 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.26%) SCCM
3 2 (0.13%) SCOM
3 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.13%) Control-M
3 2 (0.13%) WSUS
4 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.065%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 147 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.89%) SAP
3 61 (3.99%) Oracle
4 60 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (2.88%) Business Objects
6 33 (2.16%) Cognos
7 18 (1.18%) Informatica
8 17 (1.11%) HP
8 17 (1.11%) VMware
9 15 (0.98%) Mitel
10 14 (0.92%) Sage
11 13 (0.85%) Teradata
11 13 (0.85%) Cisco
11 13 (0.85%) Guidewire
12 12 (0.78%) Siebel
12 12 (0.78%) Ab Initio
12 12 (0.78%) Tableau
13 11 (0.72%) hybris
14 10 (0.65%) Citrix
15 8 (0.52%) Yardi
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