Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,152 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Manager
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 432 400
Rank change year-on-year -110 -32 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 877 1,224 1,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.73% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 747 990 1,343
UK median annual salary £55,152 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.28% - -1.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -1.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,509 166,662 193,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.24% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,969 137,221 162,582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Top 15 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 25 June 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
England -93 813 £55,000 - 94
London -47 421 £65,000 +8.33% 46
UK excluding London -160 405 £45,000 -18.18% 50
South East -129 101 £55,000 - 16
North of England -57 84 £48,750 -2.50% 15
Midlands -49 82 £45,000 -14.29% 8
South West +17 69 £35,000 -36.36% 1
West Midlands -1 63 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North West -49 49 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East of England -28 46 £38,000 -27.62% 8
Yorkshire -12 31 £55,000 +7.84% 5
East Midlands -35 19 £42,500 -17.48% 2
Scotland -33 18 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Wales +16 6 £40,750 -4.12% 1
North East -17 4 £22,500 -70.00% 2

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 330 (37.63%) Business Development
2 300 (34.21%) Finance
3 189 (21.55%) Project Management
4 144 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 143 (16.31%) Business Analysis
6 124 (14.14%) Marketing
7 109 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
8 108 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (11.52%) Change Management
10 100 (11.40%) Microsoft
11 93 (10.60%) Degree
12 82 (9.35%) Banking
13 78 (8.89%) CRM
14 75 (8.55%) PRINCE2
15 74 (8.44%) ERP
16 73 (8.32%) Legal
17 72 (8.21%) Decision-Making
18 70 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
19 69 (7.87%) Retail
20 64 (7.30%) SAP
21 61 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
22 58 (6.61%) B2B
23 56 (6.39%) Process Management
24 54 (6.16%) Line Management
25 53 (6.04%) SQL
25 53 (6.04%) Telecoms
26 51 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
27 50 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
28 48 (5.47%) Coaching
28 48 (5.47%) IT Strategy

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.46%) CMS
2 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
2 4 (0.46%) SAS
3 2 (0.23%) Confluence
3 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.11%) IIS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.25%) NetSuite
3 11 (1.25%) SAP Business One
4 9 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 8 (0.91%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.57%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.46%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.34%) Sage 500
9 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.23%) Relativity
10 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.90%) SaaS
2 19 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (0.91%) Office 365
6 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.46%) Trello
7 3 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) AdWords
8 2 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.46%) SAN
2 3 (0.34%) Internet
2 3 (0.34%) Skype
2 3 (0.34%) SMS
2 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.23%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.23%) VSAN
3 2 (0.23%) WAN
3 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.11%) LAN
4 1 (0.11%) Network Security
4 1 (0.11%) PBX
4 1 (0.11%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.28%) SQL Server
5 19 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.71%) Power BI
8 9 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.91%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.68%) Big Data
11 5 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
12 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.34%) GIS
13 3 (0.34%) MySQL
14 2 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (1.37%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Subversion
3 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 300 (34.21%) Finance
2 124 (14.14%) Marketing
3 82 (9.35%) Banking
4 73 (8.32%) Legal
5 69 (7.87%) Retail
6 53 (6.04%) Telecoms
7 43 (4.90%) Advertising
8 32 (3.65%) Manufacturing
9 30 (3.42%) Back Office
10 29 (3.31%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.71%) Games
12 13 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (1.37%) Billing
13 12 (1.37%) Law
14 8 (0.91%) Automotive
14 8 (0.91%) Front Office
15 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.68%) Local Government
16 6 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.74%) .NET
2 17 (1.94%) Web Services
3 14 (1.60%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.57%) HTML
5 3 (0.34%) HTML5
6 2 (0.23%) Flash
7 1 (0.11%) Ajax
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) DHTML
7 1 (0.11%) EDI
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) Mason
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
2 51 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 23 (2.62%) Credit Risk
6 19 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.82%) FMCG
7 16 (1.82%) User Experience
8 15 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.71%) PMI
9 13 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.14%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.03%) Fintech
12 7 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.80%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.68%) NHS
13 6 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.57%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.57%) Windows
2 4 (0.46%) Android
3 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.11%) Linux
3 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (37.63%) Business Development
2 189 (21.55%) Project Management
3 144 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 143 (16.31%) Business Analysis
5 109 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
6 108 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (11.52%) Change Management
8 78 (8.89%) CRM
9 75 (8.55%) PRINCE2
10 74 (8.44%) ERP
11 72 (8.21%) Decision-Making
12 61 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (6.61%) B2B
14 56 (6.39%) Process Management
15 54 (6.16%) Line Management
16 50 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (5.47%) Coaching
17 48 (5.47%) IT Strategy
18 39 (4.45%) ETL
18 39 (4.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.04%) SQL
2 18 (2.05%) C
3 11 (1.25%) C#
4 8 (0.91%) Java
5 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 6 (0.68%) PHP
7 4 (0.46%) Python
8 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.34%) Kotlin
8 3 (0.34%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.34%) R
9 2 (0.23%) C++
9 2 (0.23%) Perl
9 2 (0.23%) Scala
10 1 (0.11%) Delphi
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (10.60%) Degree
2 17 (1.94%) ISEB
3 16 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.48%) PMP
6 12 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.25%) APMG
8 10 (1.14%) APMP
9 9 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.57%) IIBA
12 5 (0.57%) MBA
12 5 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.34%) CBAP
13 3 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.11%) CIPD
14 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.74%) PMO
2 19 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.48%) SLA
4 12 (1.37%) GDPR
5 8 (0.91%) COBIT
5 8 (0.91%) ISO 22301
6 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.80%) QA
7 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.46%) IFRS
8 2 (0.23%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.23%) FATCA
8 2 (0.23%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.23%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.23%) FTK
Vendors
1 100 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.30%) SAP
3 20 (2.28%) Oracle
4 19 (2.17%) Tableau
5 16 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.71%) Workday
7 9 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (0.91%) Ariba
8 8 (0.91%) Capita
9 6 (0.68%) Cadence
10 5 (0.57%) Epicor
10 5 (0.57%) Infor
10 5 (0.57%) Sage
10 5 (0.57%) VMware
11 4 (0.46%) Google
11 4 (0.46%) HP
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco
12 3 (0.34%) FactSet
12 3 (0.34%) NetApp
13 2 (0.23%) Marketo