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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 173 151 171
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 38 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.07% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.13% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 26
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
(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
Birmingham -10 16 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Staffordshire -4 6 £55,000 - 2
Warwickshire +8 4 £57,250 +20.52% 1
Coventry +1 4 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Solihull -4 1 £20,000 -38.46% 1
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 29 (31.18%) Finance
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (23.66%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (20.43%) Project Management
4 17 (18.28%) ETL
5 15 (16.13%) Manufacturing
6 14 (15.05%) Cognos
6 14 (15.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.90%) Change Management
7 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.68%) Marketing
8 9 (9.68%) Business Development
8 9 (9.68%) ITIL
9 8 (8.60%) Degree
10 7 (7.53%) Retail
10 7 (7.53%) Information Management
10 7 (7.53%) Logistics
10 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
11 6 (6.45%) Migration
11 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.38%) Automotive
12 5 (5.38%) Service Management
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (4.30%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
General
1 29 (31.18%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.68%) Marketing
4 7 (7.53%) Retail
5 5 (5.38%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
1 1 (1.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.08%) Tandem
2 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) UNIX
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
2 19 (20.43%) Project Management
3 17 (18.28%) ETL
4 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.90%) Change Management
5 9 (9.68%) ITIL
5 9 (9.68%) Business Development
6 7 (7.53%) Information Management
6 7 (7.53%) Logistics
7 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.30%) CRM
9 4 (4.30%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) COBIT
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Cognos
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Citrix
3 2 (2.15%) Teradata
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec
4 1 (1.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco
4 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Tomorrow People
Salary: Commission, car, pension and generous holiday allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + OTE £80k - £100k plus car allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Uncapped commission & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago