The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 185 139 172
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 19 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 1.23% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.30% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 22
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +6.00%
Business Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Manager across the West Midlands region.

Business Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Solihull +1 4 £42,250 -6.11% 1
Birmingham -24 3 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Walsall - 2 £62,500 -
Worcestershire +8 1 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Warwickshire -23 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £52,500 -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Business Transformation
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.63%) Finance
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) Business Development
9 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (9.30%) ERP
9 4 (9.30%) ETL
9 4 (9.30%) Cognos
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.98%) Automotive
10 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.98%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.98%) Star Schema
10 3 (6.98%) IBM
10 3 (6.98%) Degree
10 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.33%) Agresso
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Star Schema
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos Connection
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Change Management
5 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 7 (16.28%) Business Transformation
6 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) Business Development
8 4 (9.30%) ERP
8 4 (9.30%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (6.98%) Demand Management
9 3 (6.98%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (4.65%) Coaching
10 2 (4.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Cognos
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + OTE £120k plus car allowance
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Uncapped OTE and car allowance
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Solihull
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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