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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 398 380 381
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 766 900 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 630 661 700
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,926 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 -27 724 £55,000 - 93
London -1 385 £62,500 +4.16% 58
South East -25 95 £50,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands -14 60 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +18 50 £62,500 +22.54% 5
City of London -24 45 £70,000 +21.73% 18
Yorkshire -11 38 £45,000 - 6
South West +5 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +5 35 £50,000 -10.71% 3
North West +12 34 £45,000 -2.70% 5
Hertfordshire +30 24 £68,750 +52.77% 2
West Yorkshire -20 23 £45,000 - 4
Surrey +11 22 £45,000 -21.73%
Birmingham -10 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -9 18 £43,000 -1.14% 3
East Midlands -17 18 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Reading +12 16 £44,750 -33.70%
Leeds -8 16 £45,000 - 3
Wales +10 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -1 15 £50,000 - 1
South Wales +14 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Cardiff +3 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset +5 11 £45,500 +4.00%
Bracknell +4 11 £50,000 -25.92%
Cheshire +24 10 £38,750 -13.88%
Wiltshire -1 10 £57,500 +6.97%
Guildford - 10 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bath - 9 £46,000 -
Bristol -2 8 £42,500 +21.42%

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 580 (35.19%) Finance
2 477 (28.94%) Business Development
3 380 (23.06%) Project Management
4 309 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 245 (14.87%) Marketing
6 231 (14.02%) PRINCE2
7 216 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 209 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
9 204 (12.38%) SQL
10 203 (12.32%) Change Management
11 202 (12.26%) Business Analysis
12 181 (10.98%) Banking
13 176 (10.68%) Microsoft
14 169 (10.25%) Retail
15 168 (10.19%) Degree
16 146 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
17 142 (8.62%) CRM
18 140 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
19 129 (7.83%) Analytics
20 126 (7.65%) MS Excel
20 126 (7.65%) B2B
21 122 (7.40%) ITIL
22 107 (6.49%) SAP
23 101 (6.13%) Management Information System
24 93 (5.64%) ERP
25 90 (5.46%) Risk Management
26 88 (5.34%) Telecoms
27 86 (5.22%) Line Management
27 86 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
28 85 (5.16%) Oracle

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (1.27%) SAS
2 19 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.49%) CMS
6 5 (0.30%) Alfresco
6 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.12%) Confluence
7 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.061%) Documentum
8 1 (0.061%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.061%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.061%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.061%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 126 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (2.00%) MS Office
4 29 (1.76%) MS Project
5 15 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.36%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.30%) BASE24
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.24%) SAP EHS
6 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.24%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.10%) SaaS
2 39 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.91%) Office 365
4 9 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.36%) IaaS
6 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.30%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.061%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.03%) Unified Communications
2 33 (2.00%) VoIP
3 24 (1.46%) WAN
4 19 (1.15%) Internet
5 15 (0.91%) MPLS
5 15 (0.91%) Wireless
6 14 (0.85%) VPN
7 12 (0.73%) Broadband
7 12 (0.73%) VPLS
8 11 (0.67%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.55%) Intranet
9 9 (0.55%) LAN
10 7 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.30%) Skype
12 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.18%) Extranet
13 3 (0.18%) HTTP
13 3 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.18%) WLAN
14 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 77 (4.67%) Big Data
3 76 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (4.43%) SQL Server
5 60 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (3.28%) QlikView
7 53 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.21%) MySQL
11 19 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.15%) SAP BW
12 16 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (0.97%) DataStage
13 15 (0.91%) OLAP
13 15 (0.91%) SAP BI
14 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.67%) Star Schema
15 9 (0.55%) SAS EBI
16 8 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (2.73%) JIRA
2 8 (0.49%) Toad
3 7 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.24%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.18%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.18%) JBehave
5 3 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 580 (35.19%) Finance
2 245 (14.87%) Marketing
3 181 (10.98%) Banking
4 169 (10.25%) Retail
5 88 (5.34%) Telecoms
6 80 (4.85%) Legal
7 57 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 51 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 36 (2.18%) Law
10 35 (2.12%) Front Office
11 27 (1.64%) Advertising
11 27 (1.64%) Retail Banking
12 23 (1.40%) Back Office
13 19 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
14 16 (0.97%) Automotive
14 16 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.85%) Electronics
16 13 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.61%) Publishing
18 9 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.58%) .NET
2 8 (0.49%) JSP
3 6 (0.36%) XML
4 5 (0.30%) HTML
5 4 (0.24%) CSS
5 4 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.18%) DHTML
6 3 (0.18%) JDBC
6 3 (0.18%) JMS
6 3 (0.18%) JSON
6 3 (0.18%) Middleware
6 3 (0.18%) REST
6 3 (0.18%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.12%) COM
7 2 (0.12%) MDX
7 2 (0.12%) Velocity
7 2 (0.12%) Web Services
8 1 (0.061%) CGI
8 1 (0.061%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 140 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.34%) Data Centre
4 31 (1.88%) Data Integration
5 29 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 26 (1.58%) Equities
8 25 (1.52%) User Experience
9 22 (1.33%) Smart Meter
10 21 (1.27%) Derivative
11 20 (1.21%) NHS
12 18 (1.09%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.09%) Fintech
13 15 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
14 14 (0.85%) Computer Science
15 13 (0.79%) Social Media
16 12 (0.73%) Credit Risk
16 12 (0.73%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.61%) Life Science
17 10 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (0.85%) Windows
2 10 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.18%) Linux
3 3 (0.18%) Unix
4 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.12%) OpenVMS
4 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.061%) Android
5 1 (0.061%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (28.94%) Business Development
2 380 (23.06%) Project Management
3 309 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 231 (14.02%) PRINCE2
5 216 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 209 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (12.32%) Change Management
8 202 (12.26%) Business Analysis
9 142 (8.62%) CRM
10 129 (7.83%) Analytics
11 126 (7.65%) B2B
12 122 (7.40%) ITIL
13 93 (5.64%) ERP
14 90 (5.46%) Risk Management
15 86 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 86 (5.22%) Line Management
16 73 (4.43%) Service Management
17 69 (4.19%) ETL
18 68 (4.13%) Data Management
18 68 (4.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 204 (12.38%) SQL
2 28 (1.70%) C
3 19 (1.15%) R
4 16 (0.97%) VBA
5 14 (0.85%) Ruby
6 8 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 7 (0.42%) Java
8 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.30%) PHP
8 5 (0.30%) Python
8 5 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.18%) Perl
11 2 (0.12%) C#
12 1 (0.061%) COBOL
12 1 (0.061%) RPG
12 1 (0.061%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 168 (10.19%) Degree
2 33 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 32 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.52%) ISEB
5 24 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.40%) PMP
7 19 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.61%) MBA
10 10 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.49%) APMP
11 8 (0.49%) CBAP
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 6 (0.36%) CISM
13 6 (0.36%) CISSP
13 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.36%) SANS
14 3 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.79%) QA
2 42 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.64%) SLA
4 22 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (0.79%) MiFID
6 10 (0.61%) COBIT
6 10 (0.61%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.49%) EMIR
9 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.18%) COSHH
11 3 (0.18%) SEPA
12 2 (0.12%) FATCA
12 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.061%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.18%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.061%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 176 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.49%) SAP
3 85 (5.16%) Oracle
4 39 (2.37%) Tableau
5 36 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (1.76%) IBM
7 19 (1.15%) Cognos
8 11 (0.67%) VMware
9 10 (0.61%) Siebel
10 9 (0.55%) JD Edwards
10 9 (0.55%) VeriFone
11 8 (0.49%) Ingenico
12 7 (0.42%) Charles River
12 7 (0.42%) Citrix
12 7 (0.42%) Google
12 7 (0.42%) IFS
12 7 (0.42%) Teradata
13 6 (0.36%) Apple
13 6 (0.36%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.36%) NetSuite
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Commission + Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + Car/car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £5k car, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Salt
Salary: £34500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c60-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £750000 per annum + 60% bonus + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 5k car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Very good commission structure
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + OTE, Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + OTE, Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Annual variable bonus of £15k (uncapped)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stickman
Salary: Commission plus other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago