Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 310 255
Rank change year-on-year +29 -55 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 81 48 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.40% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 71 40 79
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.87% +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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,284 11,922 11,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,820 10,055 9,747
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,160
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +43 60 £50,000 - 13
Cheshire -29 18 £56,250 +18.42% 2
Merseyside +17 2 £65,000 +58.54% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £35,000 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 34 (41.98%) Business Development
2 30 (37.04%) Finance
3 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (28.40%) Marketing
4 19 (23.46%) Analytics
5 15 (18.52%) SAP
6 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.28%) Project Management
7 13 (16.05%) Programme Management
7 13 (16.05%) SaaS
8 12 (14.81%) Retail
8 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
9 11 (13.58%) SDLC
10 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
10 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
11 9 (11.11%) Electronics
11 9 (11.11%) Information Security
11 9 (11.11%) Change Management
11 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (9.88%) Innovative Thinking
12 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (9.88%) Customer Insight
12 8 (9.88%) Product Management
12 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
12 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.88%) ERP
12 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Use Case

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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.47%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.47%) Sage 500
2 2 (2.47%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) SaaS
2 4 (4.94%) IaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.70%) G Suite
3 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
1 3 (3.70%) LAN
1 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
1 3 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) QlikView
2 3 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.23%) Power BI
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Marketing
3 12 (14.81%) Retail
4 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
5 9 (11.11%) Electronics
6 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
7 5 (6.17%) Advertising
7 5 (6.17%) Banking
8 4 (4.94%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.47%) Back Office
9 2 (2.47%) Billing
10 1 (1.23%) Games
10 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.23%) Law
10 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) EPoS
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Business Development
2 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (23.46%) Analytics
4 14 (17.28%) Project Management
4 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.05%) Programme Management
6 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.58%) SDLC
8 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.11%) Change Management
9 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (11.11%) Information Security
10 8 (9.88%) Customer Insight
10 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.88%) Innovative Thinking
10 8 (9.88%) Product Management
10 8 (9.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) APMP
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) SAP
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) Cognos
4 3 (3.70%) Tableau
5 2 (2.47%) Epicor
5 2 (2.47%) Infor
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Sage
5 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) NetApp
6 1 (1.23%) PayPal
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Twitter
6 1 (1.23%) Veeam