Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Manager was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 244 221
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Manager 63 74 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.74% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.76% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 112
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £33,750 £40,025
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.51% -0.87% +4.55%

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 8,475 9,703 11,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,604 8,109 9,055
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,848 £24,517 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 September 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 September 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 +33 19 £45,000 -15.89%
Birmingham -14 19 £52,000 +9.47% 6
Warwickshire +37 8 £58,000 +32.57% 1
Worcestershire +16 3 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Staffordshire +13 2 £51,500 +18.39%
Shropshire +18 1 - - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £46,000 - 1
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (28.57%) Finance
1 18 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (25.40%) Business Development
4 12 (19.05%) B2B
5 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.46%) Process Improvement
6 8 (12.70%) Change Management
6 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Six Sigma
6 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 8 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Brand Management
8 6 (9.52%) Process Management
8 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.94%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
9 5 (7.94%) B2B Sales
9 5 (7.94%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (7.94%) Innovative Thinking
9 5 (7.94%) Back Office
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt

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 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.59%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Broadband
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) Power BI
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Back Office
5 4 (6.35%) Automotive
6 3 (4.76%) Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
7 2 (3.17%) Billing
8 1 (1.59%) Advertising
8 1 (1.59%) German Language
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
8 1 (1.59%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (1.59%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.59%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Android
1 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (25.40%) Business Development
4 12 (19.05%) B2B
5 11 (17.46%) Process Improvement
5 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Change Management
6 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 8 (12.70%) Six Sigma
7 6 (9.52%) Brand Management
7 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.52%) Process Management
8 5 (7.94%) B2B Sales
8 5 (7.94%) Critical Thinking
8 5 (7.94%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (7.94%) Innovative Thinking
8 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.59%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (3.17%) Capita
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Minitab
2 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos
3 1 (1.59%) Lotus
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Sage
3 1 (1.59%) SAP