Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 390 364
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 171 194 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 137 198 275
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,150 £36,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,375 £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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,943 30,940 39,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.87% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,982 25,712 33,320
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +14 65 £55,000 +2.33% 15
Surrey +2 44 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Berkshire +22 30 £60,000 -7.69% 9
Hampshire +1 25 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 23 £45,000 - 4
Kent +23 18 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Oxfordshire -4 12 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Sussex -12 7 £70,000 +7.69%
East Sussex -18 7 £50,198 +11.55%
West Sussex -31 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 81 (47.37%) Business Development
2 47 (27.49%) Finance
3 37 (21.64%) Project Management
4 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 34 (19.88%) Marketing
6 33 (19.30%) CRM
7 27 (15.79%) ERP
8 26 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (14.62%) Business Analysis
10 24 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (12.87%) SAP
12 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (12.28%) Advertising
13 20 (11.70%) Change Management
13 20 (11.70%) Process Improvement
13 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (11.70%) SDLC
14 19 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (9.36%) SaaS
15 16 (9.36%) Information Security
16 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
17 14 (8.19%) Analytics
17 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
18 13 (7.60%) Hedge funds
18 13 (7.60%) Financial Institution
18 13 (7.60%) SQL
18 13 (7.60%) Retail
18 13 (7.60%) TOWER Software
19 12 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 12 (7.02%) Business Transformation

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.58%) Confluence
1 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (4.09%) SAP Business One
2 6 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.92%) Sage 200
3 5 (2.92%) Sage 500
3 5 (2.92%) Sage X3
4 4 (2.34%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.17%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (1.17%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.58%) Magento
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) SaaS
2 9 (5.26%) Asana
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (3.51%) Office 365
4 5 (2.92%) IaaS
5 3 (1.75%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) Intranet
1 1 (0.58%) RFID
1 1 (0.58%) Skype
1 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.68%) Power BI
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) IDMS
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (5.85%) JIRA
General
1 47 (27.49%) Finance
2 34 (19.88%) Marketing
3 21 (12.28%) Advertising
4 13 (7.60%) Financial Institution
4 13 (7.60%) Retail
5 7 (4.09%) Legal
5 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.34%) Automotive
6 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) HTML5
2 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Fintech
4 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.58%) NHS
4 1 (0.58%) PMI
4 1 (0.58%) User Experience
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.68%) Windows
2 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.37%) Business Development
2 37 (21.64%) Project Management
3 33 (19.30%) CRM
4 27 (15.79%) ERP
5 26 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (14.62%) Business Analysis
7 24 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (11.70%) Change Management
9 20 (11.70%) Process Improvement
9 20 (11.70%) SDLC
10 19 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (9.36%) Information Security
12 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (8.19%) Analytics
13 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
14 12 (7.02%) Business Transformation
14 12 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.60%) SQL
2 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.17%) C#
4 2 (1.17%) C++
4 2 (1.17%) Python
4 2 (1.17%) R
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) APMG
5 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.92%) QA
4 3 (1.75%) SLA
5 2 (1.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) SCCM
1 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.87%) SAP
3 13 (7.60%) TOWER Software
4 11 (6.43%) Oracle
5 9 (5.26%) Infor
6 8 (4.68%) Sage
7 6 (3.51%) Epicor
7 6 (3.51%) IFS
8 2 (1.17%) Intel
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Avaya
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Veeam
9 1 (0.58%) VMware