Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 392 380
Rank change year-on-year +48 -12 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 225 200 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 175 197 277
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
England 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 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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Thames Valley +54 101 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Surrey +8 51 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Berkshire +38 44 £58,000 +10.48% 3
Hampshire +32 29 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +24 29 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +19 17 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +8 11 £50,198 +11.55%
West Sussex -27 9 £55,000 +2.33% 2
Sussex -4 7 £70,000 +7.69%
M4 Corridor - 1 £69,000 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 113 (50.22%) Business Development
2 51 (22.67%) Finance
3 41 (18.22%) Information Security
3 41 (18.22%) CRM
3 41 (18.22%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 36 (16.00%) Marketing
5 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 35 (15.56%) Project Management
6 34 (15.11%) Business Analysis
7 29 (12.89%) ERP
7 29 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (11.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (11.56%) PCI DSS
10 26 (11.56%) Analytics
11 24 (10.67%) Process Improvement
11 24 (10.67%) SaaS
12 23 (10.22%) Degree
13 22 (9.78%) Advertising
14 21 (9.33%) Risk Management
15 20 (8.89%) Change Management
16 19 (8.44%) SDLC
17 18 (8.00%) SQL
18 17 (7.56%) Oracle
18 17 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (7.11%) Waterfall
20 15 (6.67%) SAP

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 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.44%) Sage 500
2 1 (0.44%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.44%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.67%) SaaS
2 11 (4.89%) IaaS
3 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.56%) Asana
4 8 (3.56%) Office 365
5 3 (1.33%) Veeva
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.44%) RFID
3 1 (0.44%) Skype
3 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.56%) Essbase
1 8 (3.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (3.56%) Power BI
2 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.89%) Big Data
4 2 (0.89%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.44%) IDMS
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) QlikView
5 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.56%) JIRA
General
1 51 (22.67%) Finance
2 36 (16.00%) Marketing
3 22 (9.78%) Advertising
4 13 (5.78%) Financial Institution
5 12 (5.33%) Retail
6 9 (4.00%) Legal
7 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.22%) Automotive
9 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.33%) Digital Economy
10 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) EDI
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.78%) Hedge funds
3 11 (4.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.78%) Social Media
5 3 (1.33%) Robotics
5 3 (1.33%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Fintech
7 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.44%) IPTV
7 1 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (50.22%) Business Development
2 41 (18.22%) CRM
2 41 (18.22%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (18.22%) Information Security
3 36 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (15.56%) Project Management
5 34 (15.11%) Business Analysis
6 29 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (12.89%) ERP
7 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (11.56%) Analytics
8 26 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.67%) Process Improvement
10 21 (9.33%) Risk Management
11 20 (8.89%) Change Management
12 19 (8.44%) SDLC
13 17 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.11%) Waterfall
15 15 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
16 13 (5.78%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.00%) SQL
2 10 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.89%) C
4 2 (0.89%) Python
4 2 (0.89%) R
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (10.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) APMG
4 1 (0.44%) APMP
4 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.44%) PMP
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (11.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (1.78%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.78%) SLA
4 3 (1.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 2 (0.89%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.56%) Oracle
3 15 (6.67%) SAP
4 13 (5.78%) TOWER Software
5 8 (3.56%) Hyperion
6 5 (2.22%) IFS
6 5 (2.22%) Intel
7 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.33%) Sage
9 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 2 (0.89%) Infor
10 1 (0.44%) Avaya
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco
10 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.44%) Sony
10 1 (0.44%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.44%) Veeam
10 1 (0.44%) VMware