The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 198 202
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 36 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.62% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 33
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,350 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 6214 5517 6305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.75% 97.18% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5161 4671 5027
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Business Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 27 £52,250 +21.51% 5
Cheshire -14 4 £50,000 +29.03%
Lancashire -1 3 £35,000 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 36 (58.06%) Business Development
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.35%) Marketing
3 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) ERP
5 10 (16.13%) NHS
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Retail
7 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 7 (11.29%) Presales
8 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (11.29%) Degree
8 7 (11.29%) Advertising
8 7 (11.29%) Information Security
8 7 (11.29%) SAP
8 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.68%) Sage
9 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
9 6 (9.68%) SAP Business One
9 6 (9.68%) SAP ERP
10 5 (8.06%) Lead Generation
10 5 (8.06%) IT Strategy
10 5 (8.06%) iPad
10 5 (8.06%) Banking
10 5 (8.06%) HP
10 5 (8.06%) Cisco
11 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (6.45%) NetApp
11 4 (6.45%) Project Management

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 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP Business One
1 6 (9.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.61%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) NAS
1 1 (1.61%) SAN
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Power BI
1 3 (4.84%) QlikView
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Marketing
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
4 7 (11.29%) Advertising
5 5 (8.06%) Banking
6 4 (6.45%) Automotive
7 3 (4.84%) Legal
8 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.61%) Games
9 1 (1.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) NHS
2 5 (8.06%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Business Development
2 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 11 (17.74%) ERP
4 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 7 (11.29%) Information Security
6 7 (11.29%) Presales
6 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.06%) IT Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) Lead Generation
9 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.45%) Line Management
9 4 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity Management
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) ETL
10 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CISA
3 3 (4.84%) CISM
3 3 (4.84%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) MBA
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.84%) ISO22301
4 2 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
3 6 (9.68%) Sage
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) NetApp
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) CommVault
6 3 (4.84%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) Epicor
8 1 (1.61%) Infor
8 1 (1.61%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.61%) Veeam
8 1 (1.61%) Xerox
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