Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 284 257
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 107 137 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.70% 0.75% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 128 143
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,125 £60,900
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -3.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14798 17620 18049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.74% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12224 13951 14876
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the Midlands

Business Manager
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands -6 72 £47,500 -13.64% 4
East Midlands +31 33 £45,000 -25.00%
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 24 (22.43%) Project Management
3 22 (20.56%) PRINCE2
4 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (15.89%) SQL
6 17 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.15%) Business Development
8 11 (10.28%) Analytics
9 10 (9.35%) ITIL
9 10 (9.35%) Business Continuity
10 9 (8.41%) Scrum
10 9 (8.41%) Retail
10 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.41%) Change Management
10 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.48%) SLA
12 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
12 7 (6.54%) SAP
12 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.61%) Demand Management
13 6 (5.61%) Business Transformation
13 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
13 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.61%) Banking

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (2.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.80%) SAP LE
2 3 (2.80%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.87%) Maximo
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Extranet
2 1 (0.93%) MPLS
2 1 (0.93%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.80%) Power BI
3 3 (2.80%) QlikView
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.87%) GIS
4 2 (1.87%) QGIS
4 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Marketing
6 4 (3.74%) Local Government
7 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.87%) Back Office
8 2 (1.87%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Automotive
9 1 (0.93%) Games
9 1 (0.93%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
1 2 (1.87%) EDI
1 2 (1.87%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Fintech
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.93%) FMCG
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Project Management
2 22 (20.56%) PRINCE2
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (12.15%) Business Development
7 11 (10.28%) Analytics
8 10 (9.35%) Business Continuity
8 10 (9.35%) ITIL
9 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.41%) Change Management
9 9 (8.41%) Scrum
10 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Business Transformation
12 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.61%) Data Management
12 6 (5.61%) Demand Management
12 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.80%) VB
3 3 (2.80%) X++
4 2 (1.87%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) APMG
3 2 (1.87%) APMP
3 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
3 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) SAP
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Ariba
4 3 (2.80%) Northgate
4 3 (2.80%) Tableau
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) ESRI
5 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) Birst
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Sage
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com