Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 448 416 396
Rank change year-on-year -32 -20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 1091 1312 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1139 1394
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £88,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -69 480 £67,500 +3.85% 29
South East +45 224 £55,000 +4.76% 7
North of England +2 163 £50,000 +5.26% 12
North West +36 109 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Midlands -10 104 £45,000 -18.18% 4
West Midlands -5 71 £46,250 -15.91% 2
South West +1 48 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -36 48 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -61 45 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands +17 31 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North East +13 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 401 (36.76%) Business Development
2 382 (35.01%) Finance
3 222 (20.35%) Project Management
4 167 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 155 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (14.02%) Business Analysis
7 149 (13.66%) Microsoft
8 146 (13.38%) Degree
9 144 (13.20%) Marketing
9 144 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
10 134 (12.28%) Banking
11 110 (10.08%) Analytics
12 99 (9.07%) Retail
12 99 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
13 96 (8.80%) SaaS
14 91 (8.34%) Investment Banking
15 90 (8.25%) Risk Management
16 88 (8.07%) Change Management
17 87 (7.97%) Information Security
17 87 (7.97%) CRM
17 87 (7.97%) SQL
18 84 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (7.42%) Asset Management
20 80 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
21 79 (7.24%) Wealth Management
22 78 (7.15%) Retail Banking
23 73 (6.69%) SDLC
24 71 (6.51%) ERP
25 68 (6.23%) PMO
26 67 (6.14%) Programme Management

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 66 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.55%) CMS
3 4 (0.37%) SAS
3 4 (0.37%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.27%) Drupal
5 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.092%) IIS
6 1 (0.092%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.092%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.64%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.27%) Sage 500
6 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.27%) SAP LE
6 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.18%) Concordance
7 2 (0.18%) Relativity
7 2 (0.18%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 96 (8.80%) SaaS
2 35 (3.21%) IaaS
3 26 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.47%) Office 365
5 8 (0.73%) Asana
6 6 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.37%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) G Suite
8 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.27%) Veeva
9 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.092%) Force.com
10 1 (0.092%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.37%) Internet
1 15 (1.37%) Unified Communications
2 13 (1.19%) VPN
3 12 (1.10%) MPLS
4 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.55%) Network Security
4 6 (0.55%) Skype
4 6 (0.55%) WAN
5 5 (0.46%) LAN
6 4 (0.37%) Broadband
6 4 (0.37%) WLAN
7 3 (0.27%) SAN
7 3 (0.27%) SMS
7 3 (0.27%) Wireless
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
8 2 (0.18%) Firewall
8 2 (0.18%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) PPP
8 2 (0.18%) VoIP
8 2 (0.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 29 (2.66%) Power BI
4 23 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.92%) Big Data
6 15 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.10%) QlikView
8 11 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.73%) Essbase
12 7 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.64%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.55%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 4 (0.37%) MySQL
15 4 (0.37%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (1.28%) JIRA
2 8 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.27%) YouTrack
4 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 382 (35.01%) Finance
2 144 (13.20%) Marketing
3 134 (12.28%) Banking
4 99 (9.07%) Retail
5 91 (8.34%) Investment Banking
6 78 (7.15%) Retail Banking
7 57 (5.22%) Telecoms
8 50 (4.58%) Advertising
9 43 (3.94%) Manufacturing
10 38 (3.48%) Legal
11 25 (2.29%) Electronics
12 20 (1.83%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.74%) Games
14 9 (0.82%) Back Office
14 9 (0.82%) Law
15 8 (0.73%) Local Government
15 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.64%) Automotive
16 7 (0.64%) Front Office
16 7 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.94%) Flash
2 18 (1.65%) .NET
3 14 (1.28%) Web Services
4 5 (0.46%) EDI
5 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.27%) MDX
5 3 (0.27%) XML
6 2 (0.18%) CGI
6 2 (0.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.092%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.092%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.092%) COM
7 1 (0.092%) CSS
7 1 (0.092%) HTML
7 1 (0.092%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 30 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.74%) Fintech
5 16 (1.47%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.01%) User Experience
9 9 (0.82%) NHS
9 9 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.73%) Derivative
10 8 (0.73%) Reinsurance
11 7 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.64%) FMCG
12 6 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.55%) iPad
12 6 (0.55%) Social Media
13 5 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.37%) Windows
2 7 (0.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.092%) Linux
4 1 (0.092%) Unix
4 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (36.76%) Business Development
2 222 (20.35%) Project Management
3 167 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 155 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (14.02%) Business Analysis
6 144 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (10.08%) Analytics
8 99 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
9 90 (8.25%) Risk Management
10 88 (8.07%) Change Management
11 87 (7.97%) CRM
11 87 (7.97%) Information Security
12 81 (7.42%) Asset Management
13 80 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (7.24%) Wealth Management
15 73 (6.69%) SDLC
16 71 (6.51%) ERP
17 67 (6.14%) Programme Management
18 65 (5.96%) PRINCE2
19 57 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (7.97%) SQL
2 30 (2.75%) T-SQL
3 19 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 11 (1.01%) Python
4 11 (1.01%) R
5 10 (0.92%) C
6 7 (0.64%) C#
6 7 (0.64%) VB
6 7 (0.64%) X++
7 4 (0.37%) PHP
8 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.18%) VBA
9 1 (0.092%) C++
9 1 (0.092%) Java
9 1 (0.092%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 146 (13.38%) Degree
2 18 (1.65%) ISEB
3 17 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.10%) APMG
5 10 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.55%) APMP
8 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.46%) PMP
9 4 (0.37%) ACCA
9 4 (0.37%) CCNA
9 4 (0.37%) CIMA
9 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.27%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.18%) CBAP
11 2 (0.18%) IIBA
11 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.23%) PMO
2 44 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (3.76%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.29%) SLA
5 16 (1.47%) QA
6 11 (1.01%) GDPR
7 10 (0.92%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.82%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.64%) MiFID
10 5 (0.46%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.27%) COBIT
13 1 (0.092%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.092%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.092%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.092%) SCCM
3 1 (0.092%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.87%) SAP
3 45 (4.12%) Oracle
4 22 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.47%) Tableau
6 15 (1.37%) Cisco
7 13 (1.19%) TOWER Software
8 12 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 10 (0.92%) IFS
9 10 (0.92%) VMware
10 9 (0.82%) Cognos
11 8 (0.73%) Sage
12 7 (0.64%) Google
12 7 (0.64%) JD Edwards
12 7 (0.64%) NetApp
13 6 (0.55%) EMC
14 5 (0.46%) Dell
14 5 (0.46%) Guidewire
14 5 (0.46%) HP
14 5 (0.46%) Intel