Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 260 268
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 103 80 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 72
North West median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% +2.56% +1.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,800 £31,563
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,500 £67,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12668 11284 12754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.64% 97.53% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10397 9509 10273
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the North West

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the North West

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the North West

Business Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Manchester -4 77 £54,750 -0.45% 4
Cheshire -41 9 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Merseyside -11 8 £67,500 +22.73%
Lancashire -1 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 North West region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 52 (50.49%) Business Development
2 48 (46.60%) Finance
3 23 (22.33%) Information Security
3 23 (22.33%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (22.33%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (18.45%) Analytics
6 17 (16.50%) Marketing
7 16 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (15.53%) Business Analysis
7 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.53%) PCI DSS
8 15 (14.56%) Retail
8 15 (14.56%) SAP
9 13 (12.62%) Degree
10 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.68%) Programme Management
11 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.68%) SaaS
12 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
12 10 (9.71%) Customer Insight
13 9 (8.74%) Electronics
13 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
13 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
13 9 (8.74%) ERP
13 9 (8.74%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (7.77%) iPad
14 8 (7.77%) NHS
14 8 (7.77%) IT Strategy

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SAP Business One
1 4 (3.88%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.94%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) SaaS
2 7 (6.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.91%) Power BI
2 3 (2.91%) QlikView
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 48 (46.60%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Marketing
3 15 (14.56%) Retail
4 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (8.74%) Electronics
5 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.85%) Advertising
6 5 (4.85%) Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Automotive
8 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.94%) Law
8 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.97%) Back Office
9 1 (0.97%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) iPad
1 8 (7.77%) NHS
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Business Development
2 23 (22.33%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (22.33%) Information Security
2 23 (22.33%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (18.45%) Analytics
4 19 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.53%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.68%) Programme Management
8 10 (9.71%) Customer Insight
9 9 (8.74%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (8.74%) ERP
9 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.77%) IT Strategy
11 7 (6.80%) Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 7 (6.80%) Use Case
12 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) APMP
2 2 (1.94%) MBA
3 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PMP
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (15.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) SAP
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Cisco
3 6 (5.83%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) Avaya
4 4 (3.88%) Dell
4 4 (3.88%) NETGEAR
4 4 (3.88%) Sage
4 4 (3.88%) WatchGuard
4 4 (3.88%) Xerox
5 2 (1.94%) CommVault
5 2 (1.94%) NetApp
5 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.94%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle
6 1 (0.97%) Siebel
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