The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Business Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 383 387
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 621 842 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 509 678 626
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,877 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 606 £55,000 -4.34% 97
London -33 246 £60,000 -7.69% 43
South East +44 115 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Yorkshire +39 56 £48,250 -5.85% 2
East of England +19 56 £50,000 -20.00% 6
West Yorkshire +46 48 £50,500 +12.22% 2
West Midlands +13 45 £55,000 - 8
Leeds +39 37 £45,500 +1.11% 2
North West -21 37 £47,500 -5.00% 7
City of London +13 36 £57,500 -17.85% 10
East Midlands +21 31 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Manchester -17 26 £47,500 -2.56% 5
West Sussex +33 25 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey +41 24 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Birmingham +6 23 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire +31 21 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Essex +26 21 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Hertfordshire +11 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South West +23 20 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Berkshire +16 20 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Nottinghamshire +23 17 £55,000 +51.72%
Egham - 15 £65,000 - 1
Worthing - 12 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire +29 11 £51,500 +3.00% 5
Reading +33 10 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Kent +32 8 £58,750 +46.87%
Northampton +27 8 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Warwickshire +32 7 £65,000 +92.59% 1
Bedfordshire +22 7 £52,500 +7.14% 2

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 353 (30.40%) Business Development
2 330 (28.42%) Finance
3 268 (23.08%) Project Management
4 210 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (14.99%) Marketing
7 162 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 160 (13.78%) Business Analysis
9 158 (13.61%) Microsoft
10 140 (12.06%) Degree
11 110 (9.47%) Change Management
12 103 (8.87%) SQL
13 96 (8.27%) CRM
14 95 (8.18%) ERP
15 93 (8.01%) Retail
16 92 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
17 86 (7.41%) PRINCE2
18 78 (6.72%) SAP
19 77 (6.63%) Banking
20 75 (6.46%) Service Delivery
21 74 (6.37%) Analytics
22 69 (5.94%) IT Strategy
23 67 (5.77%) Oracle
24 65 (5.60%) MS Excel
25 63 (5.43%) Business Transformation
26 61 (5.25%) Manufacturing
26 61 (5.25%) Risk Management
27 60 (5.17%) ITIL
28 59 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
29 55 (4.74%) Management Information System

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 30 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.86%) SAS
3 7 (0.60%) CMS
4 5 (0.43%) Apache
4 5 (0.43%) Confluence
4 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.26%) Kentico
6 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.086%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.086%) Documentum
7 1 (0.086%) Mule
7 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.79%) MS Office
3 27 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.03%) MS Project
5 9 (0.78%) SPSS
6 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.086%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.38%) SAP Business One
3 14 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (1.21%) SAP ERP
4 12 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.78%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.52%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.43%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.34%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.26%) Maximo
10 3 (0.26%) Movex
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.26%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.41%) SaaS
2 19 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.29%) Office 365
4 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.26%) Slack
5 3 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.086%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.086%) GitHub
6 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.086%) PaaS
6 1 (0.086%) ServiceMax
6 1 (0.086%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.46%) VoIP
2 14 (1.21%) MPLS
2 14 (1.21%) Unified Communications
3 13 (1.12%) Firewall
4 12 (1.03%) Internet
5 9 (0.78%) SAN
6 8 (0.69%) Intranet
6 8 (0.69%) VPLS
6 8 (0.69%) VPN
6 8 (0.69%) WAN
6 8 (0.69%) Wireless
7 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.52%) Network Security
9 5 (0.43%) DNS
9 5 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.43%) SNMP
9 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.34%) NAS
10 4 (0.34%) Skype
11 3 (0.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 41 (3.53%) Power BI
4 33 (2.84%) Big Data
5 27 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.81%) QlikView
7 18 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.86%) GIS
10 9 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.69%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.60%) MySQL
12 7 (0.60%) OLAP
13 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.086%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.086%) Visual Studio
General
1 330 (28.42%) Finance
2 174 (14.99%) Marketing
3 93 (8.01%) Retail
4 77 (6.63%) Banking
5 61 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 52 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.45%) Advertising
8 29 (2.50%) Legal
9 28 (2.41%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.55%) Publishing
11 17 (1.46%) Front Office
12 13 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.86%) Automotive
14 10 (0.86%) Electronics
15 9 (0.78%) French Language
16 7 (0.60%) Back Office
16 7 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
17 6 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.96%) .NET
2 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 7 (0.60%) Web Services
3 6 (0.52%) EDI
4 5 (0.43%) Middleware
5 4 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.17%) XML
8 1 (0.086%) COM
8 1 (0.086%) Laravel
8 1 (0.086%) MDX
8 1 (0.086%) Meteor
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.10%) FMCG
4 22 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.03%) Equities
6 12 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 11 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.86%) Fintech
8 10 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.78%) NHS
9 9 (0.78%) Social Media
10 7 (0.60%) Derivative
10 7 (0.60%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 7 (0.60%) PMI
11 6 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.43%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.34%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.95%) Windows
2 7 (0.60%) Linux
3 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
4 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (30.40%) Business Development
2 268 (23.08%) Project Management
3 210 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
4 176 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (13.78%) Business Analysis
7 110 (9.47%) Change Management
8 96 (8.27%) CRM
9 95 (8.18%) ERP
10 86 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 75 (6.46%) Service Delivery
12 74 (6.37%) Analytics
13 69 (5.94%) IT Strategy
14 63 (5.43%) Business Transformation
15 61 (5.25%) Risk Management
16 60 (5.17%) ITIL
17 55 (4.74%) Coaching
17 55 (4.74%) Lead Generation
18 53 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
19 50 (4.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 103 (8.87%) SQL
2 34 (2.93%) C
3 31 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (0.69%) VBA
5 6 (0.52%) C#
5 6 (0.52%) Python
6 4 (0.34%) R
7 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.17%) C++
8 2 (0.17%) Java
9 1 (0.086%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.086%) Go
9 1 (0.086%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.086%) Julia
9 1 (0.086%) PHP
9 1 (0.086%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.086%) Scala
9 1 (0.086%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (12.06%) Degree
2 25 (2.15%) PMI Certification
2 25 (2.15%) PMP
3 22 (1.89%) MBA
4 16 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (0.95%) CIMA
7 10 (0.86%) ISEB
7 10 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.78%) CISA
9 6 (0.52%) CISM
9 6 (0.52%) CISSP
10 5 (0.43%) CBAP
10 5 (0.43%) IIBA
11 4 (0.34%) APMG
11 4 (0.34%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.26%) ACCA
12 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.05%) QA
2 22 (1.89%) PMO
3 13 (1.12%) SLA
4 11 (0.95%) ISO22301
5 8 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.60%) MiFID
7 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.086%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.086%) FATCA
9 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.086%) Val IT
System Software
1 14 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
1 5 (0.43%) Nagios
2 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.086%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.086%) SCCM
4 1 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 158 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.72%) SAP
3 67 (5.77%) Oracle
4 41 (3.53%) Tableau
5 40 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.41%) Sage
7 18 (1.55%) Cisco
7 18 (1.55%) Google
8 16 (1.38%) Infor
9 15 (1.29%) VMware
10 14 (1.21%) Epicor
10 14 (1.21%) HP
11 12 (1.03%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.78%) Palo Alto
12 9 (0.78%) WatchGuard
13 8 (0.69%) NetApp
14 6 (0.52%) Citrix
14 6 (0.52%) IBM
14 6 (0.52%) IFS
15 5 (0.43%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + £35,000 OTE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + + uncapped commission (£60k - £75k)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £72000 per annum + excellent benefits & onsite services
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £70K OTE + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £100K+ OTE + car allowance + benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £200,000 per annum OTE
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Ideal Training
Salary: OTE Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago