The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 171 189
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 42 70 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.18% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 69 33
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,100 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Business Manager in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Manager in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +8 17 £57,500 +21.05%
Warwickshire +9 6 £43,750 -27.08% 1
Staffordshire +17 4 £43,500 +58.18% 1
Solihull - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Bromwich +8 1 - -
Coventry -5 1 £57,000 -12.30%
Worcestershire -7 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Shropshire -10 1 £37,626 -46.24%
Dudley - 1 £65,000 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.69%) Business Development
5 10 (11.49%) Project Management
5 10 (11.49%) CRM
5 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.34%) Marketing
6 9 (10.34%) Retail
6 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.34%) Analytics
7 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (8.05%) SQL
8 7 (8.05%) IT Strategy
8 7 (8.05%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (5.75%) Degree
10 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.75%) SLA
10 5 (5.75%) Change Management
10 5 (5.75%) Office 365
10 5 (5.75%) Big Data
10 5 (5.75%) Line Management
11 4 (4.60%) Fintech
11 4 (4.60%) SDLC
11 4 (4.60%) Coaching

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Big Data
2 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.30%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
4 1 (1.15%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
2 9 (10.34%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) EDI
1 1 (1.15%) MDX
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Fintech
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.69%) Business Development
4 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.49%) CRM
4 10 (11.49%) Project Management
5 9 (10.34%) Analytics
6 7 (8.05%) IT Strategy
6 7 (8.05%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.75%) Change Management
8 5 (5.75%) Line Management
8 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.60%) Coaching
9 4 (4.60%) Health Informatics
9 4 (4.60%) SDLC
9 4 (4.60%) Service Management
9 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.15%) ACCA
3 1 (1.15%) APMP
3 1 (1.15%) CIMA
3 1 (1.15%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) MBA
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) SAP
2 3 (3.45%) Tableau
3 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) VMware
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