Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 195 220
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 32 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 8
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.64% +11.90%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £43,725
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £90,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -10 12 £71,250 - 2
Glasgow -8 9 £55,000 +30.18%
Renfrewshire - 4 £40,000 -
Fife - 2 £40,250 -
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Business Development
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Business Transformation
5 5 (15.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (12.50%) Coaching
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Generation
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Looker
7 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
7 3 (9.38%) Tableau
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) MiFID
8 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Avaloq
8 2 (6.25%) FMCG
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Looker
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Hindi Language
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Polish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Business Development
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Business Transformation
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Lead Generation
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Contract Management
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Tableau
3 2 (6.25%) Avaloq
3 2 (6.25%) Charles River
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware