The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 169 171
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 44 73 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.23% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £36,018 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £52,500
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 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 4575 5918 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.87% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4813 4169
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 25 March 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 25 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
Birmingham +2 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Warwickshire +34 7 £65,000 +92.59%
Solihull - 3 £72,500 - 2
Shropshire +4 2 £37,626 -42.11%
West Bromwich +1 2 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Worcestershire -7 2 £25,000 -59.18%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Coventry +7 1 - - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 28 (34.57%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (25.93%) Business Development
4 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.05%) Marketing
6 12 (14.81%) Degree
7 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.58%) SQL
8 10 (12.35%) ERP
9 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 8 (9.88%) Retail
11 7 (8.64%) Analytics
11 7 (8.64%) CRM
11 7 (8.64%) ITIL
11 7 (8.64%) IT Strategy
12 6 (7.41%) Presales
12 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.41%) Oracle
12 6 (7.41%) B2B
12 6 (7.41%) Banking
13 5 (6.17%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (6.17%) Resource Management
13 5 (6.17%) Informatics
13 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (6.17%) Office 365
13 5 (6.17%) Big Data
13 5 (6.17%) Health Informatics
13 5 (6.17%) Line Management
13 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.17%) SharePoint

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SPSS
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.47%) SAP Business One
3 2 (2.47%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.23%) Movex
4 1 (1.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Marketing
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Military
7 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (25.93%) Business Development
3 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.35%) ERP
5 9 (11.11%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Analytics
6 7 (8.64%) CRM
6 7 (8.64%) IT Strategy
6 7 (8.64%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) B2B
7 6 (7.41%) Presales
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Health Informatics
8 5 (6.17%) Informatics
8 5 (6.17%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.17%) Line Management
8 5 (6.17%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ACCA
2 1 (1.23%) CIMA
2 1 (1.23%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) JD Edwards
3 5 (6.17%) Sage
4 3 (3.70%) Epicor
4 3 (3.70%) Infor
4 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) IFS
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