Period
to 30 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 296 317
Rank change year-on-year +96 +21 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 51 38 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 46
Median annual salary £52,000 £47,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.05% -4.55% -1.00%
10th Percentile £32,154 £36,500 £34,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 5,991 9,774 11,786
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 95.88% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,762 7,369 9,549
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Business Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +74 26 £53,029 +32.57% 1
Merseyside +20 11 £37,782 -28.03%
Lancashire +51 8 £52,500 +10.53%
Cheshire +44 4 £100,000 +100.00% 3
Cumbria - 2 - -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, Business Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (37.25%) Data Analysis
3 19 (37.25%) Visualisation
3 19 (37.25%) Power BI
3 19 (37.25%) Power Platform
4 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.57%) Analytics
7 10 (19.61%) Business Development
7 10 (19.61%) Physics
7 10 (19.61%) Ergonomics
7 10 (19.61%) Human Factors
8 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.65%) Data Analytics
8 9 (17.65%) Azure
8 9 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (15.69%) PowerPivot
9 8 (15.69%) MDX
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.69%) Change Management
9 8 (15.69%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (13.73%) Project Delivery
10 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects

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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Power Platform
2 9 (17.65%) Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.96%) AWS
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Power BI
2 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (15.69%) PowerPivot
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (13.73%) OLAP
4 7 (13.73%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Housing Association
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) BBC
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.96%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Data Analysis
1 19 (37.25%) Visualisation
2 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
3 11 (21.57%) Analytics
3 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.61%) Business Development
4 10 (19.61%) Ergonomics
4 10 (19.61%) Human Factors
4 10 (19.61%) Physics
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) Data Analytics
5 9 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (15.69%) Change Management
7 7 (13.73%) ETL
7 7 (13.73%) Project Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) CRM
8 6 (11.76%) Data Governance
9 5 (9.80%) Business Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
1 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Capita
3 2 (3.92%) NETSOL
4 1 (1.96%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com