Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 170 156
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 42 50 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.11% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 27
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,133
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +11.39% -10.22%
10th Percentile £32,250 £41,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £69,625 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Business Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Birmingham

Business Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in Birmingham

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in Birmingham

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Business Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 11 (26.19%) Project Management
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Business Development
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) People Management
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Logistics
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (9.52%) Retail
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.14%) SAP
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) QlikView
7 3 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) User Stories
7 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.76%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (4.76%) GDPR
8 2 (4.76%) B2B Sales
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Generation
8 2 (4.76%) Tableau
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Presales

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maximo
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Extranet
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) QlikView
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) QGIS
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Business Development
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Logistics
6 4 (9.52%) People Management
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 3 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) User Stories
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Demand Management
8 2 (4.76%) Line Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) R
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GDPR
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) ESRI
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Birst
4 1 (2.38%) Sage