Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 239 216
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 60 84 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.86% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.89% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 83 124
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £35,050 £33,545
90th Percentile £67,250 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - -0.90% -3.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,082 9,482 11,799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,053 7,908 9,451
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Coventry +11 17 £23,000 -59.65% 1
Birmingham -34 13 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Worcestershire +29 10 £45,000 +80.00%
Warwickshire +13 6 £58,000 +7.91% 2
Shropshire +19 2 - -
Solihull -2 2 £45,000 -28.57%
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £47,500 +9.20%
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Business Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Business Development
3 15 (25.00%) ERP
3 15 (25.00%) B2B
4 13 (21.67%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 11 (18.33%) Change Management
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (15.00%) IT Strategy
9 8 (13.33%) B2B Sales
9 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (13.33%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.67%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Six Sigma
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) Brand Management
12 5 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Degree
12 5 (8.33%) System Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.33%) Back Office
12 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
12 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.33%) Process Management
12 5 (8.33%) SAP
13 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.67%) Logistics
13 4 (6.67%) Mentoring

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 1 (1.67%) SAS
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.67%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) ZAP BI
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Back Office
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) EDI
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.67%) Cybercrime
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Business Development
2 15 (25.00%) B2B
2 15 (25.00%) ERP
3 12 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 11 (18.33%) Change Management
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (15.00%) IT Strategy
7 8 (13.33%) B2B Sales
7 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (13.33%) Process Improvement
8 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) Brand Management
9 6 (10.00%) ITIL
9 6 (10.00%) Six Sigma
10 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.33%) Process Management
10 5 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.67%) CIMA
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Minitab
2 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos
3 1 (1.67%) Sage