Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 336 390
Rank change year-on-year -70 +54 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 131 223 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 116 176 205
South East median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,076 £57,500
% change year-on-year -0.14% -4.22% +4.55%

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 28,094 28,013 34,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.71% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,335 23,376 29,019
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 October 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 October 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
Hampshire -3 41 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Thames Valley -76 38 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire -29 25 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Surrey -4 22 £65,000 +44.44% 3
West Sussex +7 13 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £51,250 -6.82%
East Sussex -25 9 £45,000 -29.13% 1
Kent +6 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Oxfordshire -40 4 £45,000 +28.57%
M4 Corridor +6 1 £50,000 -27.54%
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Project Management
2 33 (25.19%) Business Development
3 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.50%) SDLC
5 19 (14.50%) Marketing
6 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (12.98%) ERP
7 17 (12.98%) Change Management
8 16 (12.21%) Business Analysis
9 15 (11.45%) Waterfall
10 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
11 13 (9.92%) CRM
11 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.16%) IT Strategy
13 10 (7.63%) Scrum
13 10 (7.63%) ITIL
14 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
14 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (6.87%) Analytics
14 9 (6.87%) Decision-Making
15 8 (6.11%) Translating Business Requirements
15 8 (6.11%) SaaS
15 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (6.11%) Retail
15 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
15 8 (6.11%) SAP
15 8 (6.11%) SQL

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 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.82%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.29%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.29%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.29%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.29%) SAP R/3
3 3 (2.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.29%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.53%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Intranet
2 3 (2.29%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) DHCP
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
4 1 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.05%) Power BI
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MSI
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.11%) Retail
5 7 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.82%) Advertising
7 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.29%) Legal
9 2 (1.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.76%) Billing
10 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
1 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (3.05%) EDI
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) NHS
2 6 (4.58%) FMCG
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.76%) CCTV
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Business Development
1 33 (25.19%) Project Management
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.50%) SDLC
4 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.98%) Change Management
5 17 (12.98%) ERP
6 16 (12.21%) Business Analysis
7 15 (11.45%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.92%) CRM
10 12 (9.16%) IT Strategy
11 10 (7.63%) ITIL
11 10 (7.63%) Scrum
12 9 (6.87%) Analytics
12 9 (6.87%) Decision-Making
13 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.11%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) C#
2 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) PMP
2 3 (2.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) APMP
3 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.76%) IRCA
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) GDPR
2 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) SAP
3 5 (3.82%) VMware
4 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) EMC
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle
5 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) NetApp