Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 438 343 394
Rank change year-on-year -95 +51 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 118 221 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 106 231 231
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,500 £34,559
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £55,152 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.39% +2.73% -1.79%

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 30,701 29,086 37,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.94% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,587 24,280 32,275
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -22 48 £62,500 +38.89% 6
Berkshire -18 25 £61,250 -3.92% 3
Surrey -13 23 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Hampshire -47 20 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 13 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Kent +5 12 £45,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -11 10 £70,000 +81.82% 1
West Sussex -27 7 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East Sussex -18 1 £50,198 -7.47%
Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 South East region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 35 (29.66%) ERP
2 34 (28.81%) Project Management
2 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 34 (28.81%) Business Development
3 30 (25.42%) Marketing
4 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.34%) Change Management
6 22 (18.64%) CRM
6 22 (18.64%) Business Analysis
7 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (14.41%) SAP
9 17 (14.41%) Advertising
9 17 (14.41%) SDLC
10 16 (13.56%) Manufacturing
10 16 (13.56%) SQL
11 15 (12.71%) Process Improvement
11 15 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
14 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
14 12 (10.17%) Project Planning
15 11 (9.32%) Degree
15 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (9.32%) Line Management
15 11 (9.32%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (9.32%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (8.47%) Infor
16 10 (8.47%) JIRA

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 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.93%) SAP Business One
3 6 (5.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (5.08%) NetSuite
3 6 (5.08%) Sage 200
3 6 (5.08%) Sage 500
3 6 (5.08%) Sage X3
4 2 (1.69%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (1.69%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (6.78%) Asana
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Veeva
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.85%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.93%) Power BI
4 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 30 (25.42%) Marketing
3 17 (14.41%) Advertising
4 16 (13.56%) Manufacturing
5 9 (7.63%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) Automotive
6 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.39%) Legal
7 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.69%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.39%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Windows
1 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) ERP
2 34 (28.81%) Business Development
2 34 (28.81%) Project Management
3 24 (20.34%) Change Management
4 22 (18.64%) Business Analysis
4 22 (18.64%) CRM
5 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (14.41%) SDLC
8 15 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (12.71%) Process Improvement
9 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
10 12 (10.17%) Project Planning
10 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.32%) Line Management
11 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (7.63%) Business Transformation
12 9 (7.63%) Lead Generation
13 8 (6.78%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.56%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.69%) C#
3 2 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) SAP
3 10 (8.47%) Infor
4 9 (7.63%) Sage
5 7 (5.93%) Epicor
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle
6 6 (5.08%) IFS
7 4 (3.39%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Apttus
9 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.85%) Marketo
9 1 (0.85%) Samsung
9 1 (0.85%) Veeam
9 1 (0.85%) VMware