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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 161 130 169
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 50 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.19% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.25% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 24
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Birmingham -7 14 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Shropshire -9 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Warwickshire -20 5 £55,000 - 1
Coventry -15 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Solihull -8 3 £42,500 -8.60%
Walsall - 2 £63,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -8 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (44.12%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Business Analysis
3 22 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (32.35%) ERP
4 20 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 19 (27.94%) SAP
6 17 (25.00%) Finance
7 14 (20.59%) Marketing
8 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
8 13 (19.12%) Change Management
9 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.71%) Budget Control
10 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.24%) ITIL
11 9 (13.24%) SQL
12 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.29%) Business Development
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.29%) Business Transformation
13 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.35%) C#
14 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
14 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (7.35%) Logistics
15 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.41%) Infor M3
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Business One
2 3 (4.41%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (4.41%) Movex
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.47%) Agresso
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
1 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.47%) MPLS
1 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos Connection
3 3 (4.41%) Star Schema
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Marketing
3 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Local Government
6 2 (2.94%) Automotive
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Front Office
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XML
1 2 (2.94%) Velocity
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Business Analysis
3 22 (32.35%) ERP
3 22 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 13 (19.12%) Change Management
6 10 (14.71%) Budget Control
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
8 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.29%) Business Development
8 7 (10.29%) Business Transformation
9 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.35%) Logistics
11 4 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.88%) ETL
11 4 (5.88%) Data Management
11 4 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) SAP
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Cognos
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Sage
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.47%) Mitel
6 1 (1.47%) Lagan
6 1 (1.47%) Northgate
6 1 (1.47%) Civica
6 1 (1.47%) Orchard
6 1 (1.47%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.47%) Oneserve
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + OTE £100k to £110k, Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 5.5K Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £130k
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + plus benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 27 days ago