Business Manager Jobs

Business Manager
UK

The median Business Manager salary in the UK is £47,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 158 400 708
Rank change year-on-year +242 +308 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 1,536 631 699
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 0.77% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.84% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 238 450
10th Percentile £33,000 £40,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £79,688 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -2.65%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,229 74,951 168,159
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.81% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59,408 51,881 87,939
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,800 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Manager.

Salary trend for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Manager over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +232 1,340 £45,000 -25.00% 217
UK excluding London +178 1,028 £50,000 -9.09% 189
Work from Home +232 688 £40,000 -29.73% 99
London +236 420 £41,000 -48.75% 49
North of England +175 329 £54,612 +9.22% 46
Midlands +135 246 £40,000 -31.91% 40
South East +28 225 £50,000 -9.09% 61
West Midlands +115 186 £38,500 -38.40% 23
North West +101 167 £50,000 -1.36% 29
Yorkshire +151 152 £55,000 +42.63% 14
Scotland +19 98 £54,389 +2.14% 8
East Midlands -1 57 £51,818 -5.79% 17
East of England +13 53 £45,000 -18.18% 14
South West +10 49 £55,000 +2.77% 20
Wales +55 34 £35,700 - 5
Northern Ireland +30 15 £57,500 - 1
North East -9 10 £40,000 -15.79% 3

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Business Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 1,122 (73.05%) Business Development
2 430 (27.99%) Social Skills
3 312 (20.31%) Finance
4 248 (16.15%) Salesforce
5 235 (15.30%) Retail
6 230 (14.97%) CRM
7 217 (14.13%) Decision-Making
8 207 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
9 203 (13.22%) Microsoft
10 198 (12.89%) Microsoft Excel
10 198 (12.89%) Customer Experience
11 191 (12.43%) Client Onboarding
12 162 (10.55%) Marketing
13 158 (10.29%) Logistics
14 151 (9.83%) B2B
15 150 (9.77%) Contract Negotiation
16 133 (8.66%) Business Strategy
17 132 (8.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 123 (8.01%) Strategic Planning
19 109 (7.10%) Presentation Skills
20 108 (7.03%) Driving Licence
21 107 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
22 104 (6.77%) Project Management
23 96 (6.25%) Legal
24 87 (5.66%) Agile
25 84 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
26 82 (5.34%) Degree
27 80 (5.21%) Asset Management
27 80 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
28 72 (4.69%) Telecoms

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (0.91%) Confluence
2 7 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.39%) Apache
4 4 (0.26%) SAS
5 2 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 207 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (12.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (8.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.065%) CATIA
5 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (3.71%) Salesforce CRM
2 19 (1.24%) Aladdin
3 8 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.13%) iTrent
6 2 (0.13%) NEC Housing
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.065%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.065%) Odoo
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.065%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.36%) SaaS
2 54 (3.52%) AWS
3 40 (2.60%) Power Platform
4 35 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
5 34 (2.21%) Azure
6 25 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Copilot
8 7 (0.46%) dbt
8 7 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.39%) Asana
10 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.33%) Google Workspace
11 4 (0.26%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (0.26%) GCP
12 3 (0.20%) Azure Sentinel
12 3 (0.20%) Rubrik
13 2 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.13%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.065%) Figma
14 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.56%) VoIP
2 19 (1.24%) Unified Communications
3 11 (0.72%) Broadband
4 9 (0.59%) Network Security
5 6 (0.39%) Internet
5 6 (0.39%) WAN
6 4 (0.26%) SD-WAN
6 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.20%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) MPLS
7 3 (0.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.13%) VPLS
9 1 (0.065%) 4G
9 1 (0.065%) LoRaWAN
9 1 (0.065%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.065%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.08%) Power BI
2 12 (0.78%) GIS
2 12 (0.78%) Tableau
3 5 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.33%) Looker
3 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.26%) Apache Arrow
4 4 (0.26%) Dremio
4 4 (0.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.13%) Big Data
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.065%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.065%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.065%) MySQL
7 1 (0.065%) Power Query
7 1 (0.065%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.065%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.065%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (1.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.13%) Git
3 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 430 (27.99%) Social Skills
2 312 (20.31%) Finance
3 235 (15.30%) Retail
4 162 (10.55%) Marketing
5 109 (7.10%) Presentation Skills
6 96 (6.25%) Legal
7 72 (4.69%) Telecoms
8 71 (4.62%) Manufacturing
9 61 (3.97%) Local Government
10 54 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (3.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 50 (3.26%) Public Sector
13 46 (2.99%) Front Office
14 38 (2.47%) Banking
15 33 (2.15%) Organisational Skills
16 26 (1.69%) Aerospace
17 25 (1.63%) Aviation
18 22 (1.43%) Investment Banking
18 22 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.39%) HTML
2 5 (0.33%) CSS
2 5 (0.33%) JSON
3 1 (0.065%) ADO
3 1 (0.065%) Flash
3 1 (0.065%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.03%) Driving Licence
2 107 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (3.19%) Product Ownership
4 48 (3.13%) Derivative
5 46 (2.99%) Equities
5 46 (2.99%) Fixed Income
5 46 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (2.99%) Hedge funds
5 46 (2.99%) iPad
6 24 (1.56%) Onboarding
7 20 (1.30%) Social Media
8 19 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 12 (0.78%) NHS
10 10 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.59%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.59%) IoT
12 8 (0.52%) CCTV
13 6 (0.39%) Digital Signage
14 5 (0.33%) PMI
15 4 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,122 (73.05%) Business Development
2 230 (14.97%) CRM
3 217 (14.13%) Decision-Making
4 198 (12.89%) Customer Experience
5 191 (12.43%) Client Onboarding
6 158 (10.29%) Logistics
7 151 (9.83%) B2B
8 150 (9.77%) Contract Negotiation
9 133 (8.66%) Business Strategy
10 123 (8.01%) Strategic Planning
11 104 (6.77%) Project Management
12 87 (5.66%) Agile
13 84 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (5.21%) Asset Management
14 80 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (4.69%) Artificial Intelligence
16 70 (4.56%) Facilities Management
17 68 (4.43%) Change Management
18 65 (4.23%) Value Proposition
19 60 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (4.30%) SQL
2 52 (3.39%) Python
3 8 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 2 (0.13%) C#
5 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (5.34%) Degree
2 33 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 32 (2.08%) PMP
4 14 (0.91%) APMG
5 10 (0.65%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.26%) ACCA
7 4 (0.26%) CFA
7 4 (0.26%) CIMA
8 3 (0.20%) APMP
8 3 (0.20%) BICSI RCDD
8 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.065%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.065%) PhD
10 1 (0.065%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.91%) SLA
2 22 (1.43%) QA
3 16 (1.04%) GDPR
4 13 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.65%) ISO 22301
6 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) PMO
9 1 (0.065%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.065%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.065%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.065%) PaperCut
1 1 (0.065%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 248 (16.15%) Salesforce
2 203 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 66 (4.30%) SAP
4 31 (2.02%) YouTube
5 19 (1.24%) ServiceNow
6 18 (1.17%) BISAM
6 18 (1.17%) Bloomberg
6 18 (1.17%) NetApp
7 10 (0.65%) IBM
7 10 (0.65%) Intel
8 8 (0.52%) Computacenter
9 7 (0.46%) Adobe
9 7 (0.46%) BT
10 6 (0.39%) Cisco
11 5 (0.33%) Google
11 5 (0.33%) NEC
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle
11 5 (0.33%) Sage
12 4 (0.26%) Sophos
12 4 (0.26%) VMware