Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 404 407
Rank change year-on-year -41 +3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 1152 1454 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1250 1388
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the UK

Business Manager
Top 16 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 17 October 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
England -42 1091 £55,152 -4.08% 91
UK excluding London -22 620 £50,000 -4.76% 37
London -73 487 £69,000 +10.40% 55
South East +70 225 £55,000 +4.76% 11
North of England -20 157 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Midlands +16 118 £47,500 -13.64% 3
North West +32 110 £55,000 +15.79% 7
West Midlands -1 73 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands +42 43 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South West 0 41 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Yorkshire -41 39 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East of England -60 37 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Scotland +13 33 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Wales +7 11 £43,250 -17.62%
North East +20 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 -

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 426 (36.98%) Finance
2 417 (36.20%) Business Development
3 229 (19.88%) Project Management
4 170 (14.76%) Retail
5 168 (14.58%) Microsoft
5 168 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 166 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
6 166 (14.41%) Degree
7 156 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (13.28%) Banking
8 153 (13.28%) Business Analysis
9 139 (12.07%) Marketing
10 123 (10.68%) Analytics
11 112 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
12 105 (9.11%) Investment Banking
13 104 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
14 97 (8.42%) Information Security
15 92 (7.99%) Penetration Testing
16 91 (7.90%) SaaS
17 90 (7.81%) Wealth Management
18 89 (7.73%) Asset Management
19 87 (7.55%) Risk Management
20 86 (7.47%) Change Management
20 86 (7.47%) Retail Banking
21 80 (6.94%) SQL
22 77 (6.68%) CRM
23 74 (6.42%) SharePoint
24 73 (6.34%) ERP
25 72 (6.25%) PRINCE2
26 71 (6.16%) PMO

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 74 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.61%) CMS
3 6 (0.52%) SAS
4 3 (0.26%) IIS
5 2 (0.17%) Drupal
5 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.087%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 50 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP LE
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.90%) SaaS
2 31 (2.69%) IaaS
3 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.22%) Office 365
5 5 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.17%) G Suite
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.087%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.087%) Veeva
9 1 (0.087%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.56%) Internet
2 13 (1.13%) Unified Communications
3 8 (0.69%) VPN
4 7 (0.61%) Network Security
5 6 (0.52%) MPLS
5 6 (0.52%) WAN
6 5 (0.43%) LAN
7 4 (0.35%) PPP
7 4 (0.35%) Wireless
7 4 (0.35%) WLAN
8 3 (0.26%) Skype
9 2 (0.17%) Broadband
9 2 (0.17%) Extranet
9 2 (0.17%) Intranet
9 2 (0.17%) SMS
9 2 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.17%) VoIP
10 1 (0.087%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.087%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.087%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (2.43%) Power BI
3 22 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 19 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.56%) Big Data
6 17 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.13%) QlikView
9 11 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (0.69%) Essbase
11 8 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.69%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 5 (0.43%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.35%) SAP HANA
15 3 (0.26%) Looker
15 3 (0.26%) MySQL
15 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.17%) YouTrack
General
1 426 (36.98%) Finance
2 170 (14.76%) Retail
3 153 (13.28%) Banking
4 139 (12.07%) Marketing
5 105 (9.11%) Investment Banking
6 86 (7.47%) Retail Banking
7 52 (4.51%) Telecoms
8 43 (3.73%) Legal
9 42 (3.65%) Advertising
10 37 (3.21%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.82%) Electronics
12 18 (1.56%) Games
13 13 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.95%) Front Office
14 11 (0.95%) Law
14 11 (0.95%) Local Government
15 10 (0.87%) Automotive
16 9 (0.78%) Back Office
16 9 (0.78%) German Language
17 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.43%) Flash
2 19 (1.65%) .NET
3 15 (1.30%) Web Services
4 6 (0.52%) EDI
5 5 (0.43%) Middleware
6 3 (0.26%) MDX
6 3 (0.26%) XML
7 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.17%) CGI
8 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.087%) CSS
8 1 (0.087%) HTML
8 1 (0.087%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 26 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.65%) Fintech
5 11 (0.95%) Hedge funds
6 9 (0.78%) Derivative
7 8 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.69%) Equities
7 8 (0.69%) FMCG
7 8 (0.69%) Reinsurance
7 8 (0.69%) Social Media
7 8 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 7 (0.61%) NHS
9 6 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.52%) iPad
9 6 (0.52%) User Experience
10 5 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.087%) Linux
2 1 (0.087%) Unix
2 1 (0.087%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (36.20%) Business Development
2 229 (19.88%) Project Management
3 168 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
5 156 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (13.28%) Business Analysis
7 123 (10.68%) Analytics
8 112 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
9 97 (8.42%) Information Security
10 92 (7.99%) Penetration Testing
11 90 (7.81%) Wealth Management
12 89 (7.73%) Asset Management
13 87 (7.55%) Risk Management
14 86 (7.47%) Change Management
15 77 (6.68%) CRM
16 73 (6.34%) ERP
17 72 (6.25%) PRINCE2
18 69 (5.99%) Lead Generation
19 59 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
19 59 (5.12%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (6.94%) SQL
2 27 (2.34%) T-SQL
3 16 (1.39%) PL/SQL
4 12 (1.04%) C
5 9 (0.78%) Python
5 9 (0.78%) R
6 7 (0.61%) C#
7 3 (0.26%) PHP
7 3 (0.26%) VB
7 3 (0.26%) X++
8 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.087%) C++
9 1 (0.087%) Java
9 1 (0.087%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.087%) VBA
Qualifications
1 166 (14.41%) Degree
2 18 (1.56%) ISEB
3 17 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (0.87%) APMG
5 9 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.61%) ACCA
7 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.52%) APMP
8 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.52%) PMP
9 5 (0.43%) CIMA
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.087%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.16%) PMO
2 56 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (4.60%) PCI DSS
4 24 (2.08%) SLA
5 19 (1.65%) QA
6 9 (0.78%) GDPR
7 8 (0.69%) MiFID
8 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.35%) COBIT
10 4 (0.35%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.087%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.087%) SCCM
3 1 (0.087%) SCOM
Vendors
1 168 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.99%) SAP
3 46 (3.99%) Oracle
4 27 (2.34%) Tableau
5 19 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.22%) Cisco
7 12 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 8 (0.69%) Cognos
8 8 (0.69%) IFS
8 8 (0.69%) TOWER Software
8 8 (0.69%) VMware
9 6 (0.52%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.43%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.43%) Intel
10 5 (0.43%) Sage
10 5 (0.43%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.35%) Avaya
11 4 (0.35%) Dell
11 4 (0.35%) HP
11 4 (0.35%) IBM