The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 377 406
Rank change year-on-year -43 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 600 776 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 463 665 645
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,600 £39,030
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -45 571 £56,250 +1.35% 65
London -38 249 £66,206 +5.93% 31
South East +58 128 £55,000 +7.84% 12
North West -16 56 £55,000 +3.28% 4
West Midlands -19 42 £53,750 -2.27% 4
City of London +32 41 £57,500 -19.29% 8
Manchester -8 40 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Berkshire +13 33 £60,000 +26.31% 8
Oxfordshire +36 29 £35,000 -50.00%
South West -26 25 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Oxford +26 23 £35,000 -50.00%
East Midlands +15 23 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland +20 19 £65,000 +100.00% 4
Surrey +26 18 £58,750 +17.50%
Birmingham +14 18 £57,500 +21.05%
Yorkshire -22 18 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Hampshire +29 17 £52,500 -28.81% 1
East of England -49 15 £66,250 +32.50% 4
Northamptonshire +8 14 £50,000 -16.66%
Bristol -25 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Northampton +9 12 £50,000 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire -2 11 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Glasgow +10 10 £62,500 +92.30% 1
Leeds -4 10 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Hertfordshire -19 9 £68,750 -5.17% 1
Reading +13 8 £60,000 +11.62%
West Sussex +8 8 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Merseyside -7 8 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Wiltshire -12 7 £72,500 +45.00% 1

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 430 (35.10%) Business Development
2 372 (30.37%) Finance
3 230 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
4 214 (17.47%) Project Management
5 198 (16.16%) Microsoft
6 188 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 169 (13.80%) Marketing
8 167 (13.63%) Degree
9 164 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (13.31%) Business Analysis
11 112 (9.14%) Change Management
12 111 (9.06%) Retail
13 109 (8.90%) Banking
13 109 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
14 107 (8.73%) SQL
15 99 (8.08%) Analytics
16 90 (7.35%) CRM
17 80 (6.53%) ERP
18 76 (6.20%) SAP
19 75 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
20 74 (6.04%) PRINCE2
20 74 (6.04%) Lead Generation
20 74 (6.04%) IT Strategy
21 65 (5.31%) Coaching
22 64 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
23 63 (5.14%) Business Transformation
24 62 (5.06%) Oracle
25 61 (4.98%) Information Security
26 60 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
27 57 (4.65%) Service Delivery

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 46 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.06%) CMS
3 5 (0.41%) Apache
3 5 (0.41%) SAS
4 4 (0.33%) Confluence
4 4 (0.33%) Kentico
5 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.16%) JBoss
5 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.082%) Documentum
6 1 (0.082%) IIS
Applications
1 75 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.082%) HipChat
7 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 13 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.57%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.33%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.16%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.16%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.51%) SaaS
2 21 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.98%) Office 365
4 11 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.49%) IaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.33%) Slack
6 4 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
7 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.082%) PaaS
9 1 (0.082%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.082%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.55%) Internet
2 17 (1.39%) MPLS
3 10 (0.82%) Network Security
3 10 (0.82%) Unified Communications
3 10 (0.82%) VPN
4 8 (0.65%) VPLS
4 8 (0.65%) WAN
5 7 (0.57%) VoIP
6 6 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.41%) Wireless
8 4 (0.33%) Firewall
8 4 (0.33%) PPP
9 3 (0.24%) MVNO
10 2 (0.16%) ATM
10 2 (0.16%) Extranet
10 2 (0.16%) Frame Relay
10 2 (0.16%) Intranet
10 2 (0.16%) Skype
10 2 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.082%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (3.76%) Power BI
2 46 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 35 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (2.78%) Big Data
5 24 (1.96%) QlikView
5 24 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.73%) GIS
9 9 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.73%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.41%) OLAP
11 5 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (0.41%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.33%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 24 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.16%) YouTrack
General
1 372 (30.37%) Finance
2 169 (13.80%) Marketing
3 111 (9.06%) Retail
4 109 (8.90%) Banking
5 56 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 54 (4.41%) Investment Banking
7 38 (3.10%) Advertising
8 35 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.53%) Legal
10 29 (2.37%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.71%) Front Office
12 16 (1.31%) Law
13 15 (1.22%) Publishing
14 14 (1.14%) Electronics
14 14 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 13 (1.06%) Automotive
16 11 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.65%) German Language
17 8 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.18%) .NET
2 23 (1.88%) Flash
3 10 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.41%) EDI
5 3 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.24%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.24%) Middleware
5 3 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.16%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.16%) Web Services
6 2 (0.16%) XML
7 1 (0.082%) COM
7 1 (0.082%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.082%) MDX
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 22 (1.80%) FMCG
5 21 (1.71%) Fintech
6 16 (1.31%) Social Media
7 15 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.82%) NHS
10 8 (0.65%) Equities
10 8 (0.65%) iPad
11 7 (0.57%) User Experience
12 6 (0.49%) Derivative
12 6 (0.49%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.49%) Robotics
13 5 (0.41%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.41%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.41%) Life Science
13 5 (0.41%) PMI
14 4 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.082%) Linux
2 1 (0.082%) Unix
2 1 (0.082%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (35.10%) Business Development
2 230 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (17.47%) Project Management
4 188 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 164 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (13.31%) Business Analysis
7 112 (9.14%) Change Management
8 99 (8.08%) Analytics
9 90 (7.35%) CRM
10 80 (6.53%) ERP
11 74 (6.04%) IT Strategy
11 74 (6.04%) Lead Generation
11 74 (6.04%) PRINCE2
12 65 (5.31%) Coaching
13 64 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
14 63 (5.14%) Business Transformation
15 61 (4.98%) Information Security
16 57 (4.65%) Service Delivery
17 56 (4.57%) Risk Management
18 55 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 107 (8.73%) SQL
2 34 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 32 (2.61%) C
4 9 (0.73%) PL/SQL
5 6 (0.49%) C#
6 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.33%) Python
8 3 (0.24%) R
9 2 (0.16%) VBA
10 1 (0.082%) Java
10 1 (0.082%) VB
Qualifications
1 167 (13.63%) Degree
2 18 (1.47%) PMP
3 17 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 16 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (0.82%) MBA
6 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.57%) CIMA
7 7 (0.57%) CISA
7 7 (0.57%) ISEB
7 7 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.49%) ACCA
8 6 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.41%) APMP
9 5 (0.41%) CISM
9 5 (0.41%) CISSP
10 4 (0.33%) CBAP
10 4 (0.33%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.33%) IIBA
10 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.43%) PMO
2 39 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.80%) SLA
5 18 (1.47%) QA
6 9 (0.73%) ISO 22301
7 8 (0.65%) MiFID
8 5 (0.41%) GDPR
9 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.16%) Basel II
11 1 (0.082%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.082%) COBIT
11 1 (0.082%) FATCA
11 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.082%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.082%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.082%) SCCM
2 1 (0.082%) SCOM
Vendors
1 198 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.20%) SAP
3 62 (5.06%) Oracle
4 43 (3.51%) Tableau
5 29 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.39%) Cisco
7 12 (0.98%) Google
7 12 (0.98%) Sage
8 8 (0.65%) HP
9 7 (0.57%) Dell
9 7 (0.57%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.57%) VMware
10 6 (0.49%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.49%) Infor
11 5 (0.41%) Avaya
11 5 (0.41%) IFS
11 5 (0.41%) NetApp
11 5 (0.41%) Palo Alto
11 5 (0.41%) Splunk
12 4 (0.33%) Xerox
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
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Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + comm +car allow
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + generous commission
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + extensive benefits package
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
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UK
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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UK
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + OTE
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
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London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum inc Double OTE
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Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum base £90k OTE uncapped plus Pension, Health, C
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Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
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