Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 284 258
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 48 55 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 90
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £31,125 £32,300 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,725 £59,000 £65,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the South West

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the South West

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the South West

Business Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol -13 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Devon +21 7 £43,500 -20.91%
Wiltshire -3 6 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Somerset -10 5 £27,500 -16.67%
Dorset +1 3 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +17 1 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 20 (41.67%) Business Development
2 17 (35.42%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.92%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Marketing
7 7 (14.58%) Line Management
7 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Quality Management
7 7 (14.58%) ISO 14001
7 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
7 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.50%) SAP
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) Retail
9 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.42%) NHS
10 4 (8.33%) B2B
10 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.33%) Electronics
10 4 (8.33%) Banking

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.25%) QlikView
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) OLAP
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.42%) Retail
5 4 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) EDI
2 1 (2.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) EPoS
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Business Development
2 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.58%) Line Management
5 7 (14.58%) Quality Management
5 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) B2B
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Generation
7 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 14001
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) IFS